2013 Dream Employers of BC

Your Insights on 2013 Dream Employer of BC

I am delighted to share with you the results of our Dream Employers of BC survey, released this morning in partnership with Business in Vancouver and Insight West

Dream Employers of BC - you told us who they are!


If you could work for any BC employer, who would it be?

If you could work for any BC company, who would it be?

Dream Employers of BC

We are delighted to announce that Miles Employment Group are partnering with Business in Vancouver and Insights West to find the Dream Employers of BC.

Why Big Companies Use Talent-On-Demand ie Temps and Why You Should Too


The hidden costs of bad hiring

$40,000 - $200,000! Yup, the cost of a bad hire hurts. Now that hiring is picking up, take your time, do all the steps and hire right - your bottom line, customers and team will thank you.

Happy Holidays from us all at Miles!

Happy Holidays from Miles

Top Five Reasons to Love Temping Now

Back in the olden days (the 90’s) companies would use temps primarily for warehouse workers and office workers to fill in when their permanent employee was on holiday or sick.  Back then the average length of temp assignment was 1-2 weeks and the tasks were boring.   A temp couldn’t possibly do anything more complicated than photocopying, lifting a box or answering a phone. 

Exit Stage Left: How you exit your job is just as important as starting a new one

There has been a lot of movement in the job market in Vancouver recently, which is a good thing as jobs are opening up again - Yeah!  When people change jobs it is important to remember to exit the one you are currently in with professionalism and grace.

5 Tips For Using Linkedin For Your Job Search

Linkedin is (for now!) the number one site used for professionals to connect with one another and it’s rapidly becoming a top site to search for a new job – does anyone else predict that it will take over job boards like monster?   Here are some quick tips on using linkedin for your job search and making inroads with the 100 million professionals currently using linkedin!

Is the perennial “War for Talent” prediction a myth or simply a delayed reality?

War For TalentI remember reading about the impending talent gap (way back in the 90’s!) that would occur when the baby boomers would all retire in giant waves and there weren’t enough youth to take over the jobs.    What were employers to do?  They needed to implement policies, strategies and programs to ensure succession planning for the next generation of workers entering their workforces.