Canadian employees

Canadian employees in these sectors could get substantial pay increases this year

Source: Are you hoping to get a pay raise in 2024? Well, you might be in luck. In September last year, actuarial consulting service Normandin Beaudry released the results of its 13th annual Salary Increase Survey and reported that Canadian organizations were “planning fairly substantial salary increases” in 2024.

Soft skills versus digital skills: New poll finds Canadian workers want to re-skill but are being pulled in two directions

Source: Athabasca University study finds 3 in 4 Canadian employees want to learn new skills just to keep up with their job’s changing needs, including post-pandemic interpersonal re-skilling Athabasca, Alberta, March 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New research by Athabasca University (AU) has found that more than three-quarters of Canadian employees (77 per cent) want to re-skill just to keep up with their job’s changing needs, with digital skills being a top priority among 70 per cent of respondents. At the same time, however, another priority is competing for attention. Three-quarters of employees (74 per cent) also want to improve their interpersonal, or soft skills, such as communication style, conflict resolution capabilities, relatability, and team-building.

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