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A majority of hiring decision-makers are concerned about the Canadian economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Express Employment Professionals has received a Special Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Hall of Fame Award as part of the CFA’s 2020 Recognition Awards Program.
Businesses across Canada are slightly more optimistic for the latter half of the year with 24% of decision-makers now saying their company will increase employees – up from 18% earlier in the year.
A majority of Canadian hiring decision-makers (90%) prefer sick workers to stay home and take the day off in what many see as a shift in company culture regarding sick employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Riaz Qazi spent eleven years managing factories for an asphalt and ready-mix company internationally, but his move to Canada proved time to examine business ownership.
As a way of thanking those on the front lines for their dedication and service, PuroClean Canada announced that all offices will provide free cleaning services to first responders.
As Canadian employers and employees prepare for the post COVID-19 new normal, some industries are poised for early success, while others may take longer to adapt.
With millions of workers sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic, Express Employment Professionals hiring experts are preparing job seekers to stand out from the competition with our new Get Ahead: Ask a Recruiter live Q&A video series.
Express Employment Professionals franchise owner Bruce Hein in Sarnia, Ontario, notes employees who are lifelong learners, both personally and professionally, always offer the most value to organizations.
Express provides staffing and human resources solutions around the globe, allowing for a glimpse from the front lines of employment in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

Recent News:

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX: QSR) (NYSE: QSR) (TSX: QSP) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.
Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, experienced record growth, consistent customer sales, an increase in franchise leads and unit sales in the first half of 2020.
Intelligent Office has officially resumed full-operations in its Toronto locations.
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has opened a new location in Pickering, Ontario.
This week marked 100 days since COVID-19 turned business in our home markets upside down.
Health and wellness brand Freshii Inc. (TSX: FRII) (“Freshii” or the “Company”), today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2020 (“Q1 2020”).
Freshii announced the launch of PLATES - the answer to “what’s for dinner?”.
Blink Fitness today announced that in accordance with local and state reopening guidelines in California, the Ontario club will be reopening.
Nudge Rewards announced that Dippin' Dots has deployed its mobile communication platform across franchise locations, equipping frontline employees to keep up with the intense demands of COVID-19 training.
As Paris Baguette’s international popularity continues to grow, the bakery-café franchise focuses its expansion efforts on Toronto.
Freshii Inc announced that, after careful consideration and in accordance with applicable corporate and securities laws and stock exchange rules, the Company has determined to hold its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders after June 30, 2020.
Dave’s Hot Chicken announced today it has inked a franchise agreement with Obelysk Foods Ltd., led by John Bitove, founder of the NBA Toronto Raptors, to open up 30 locations in Canada, focused initially on Ontario and British Columbia.
Copper Branch restaurants have shown their support to the community by passionately working with local hospitals and public institutions to donate hundreds of plant-based meals to our dedicated front-line workers.
Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX/NYSE: QSR, TSX: QSP) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.
Freshii remains focused on protecting the health of its customers and employees and on supporting its network of restaurants and franchise partners in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Pizza Pizza’s Tamper Proof Pizza Box features a safety locking mechanism that must be broken by the customer to access the pizza inside.
Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) (CTC) today launched the $5 million Canadian Tire COVID-19 Response Fund to help Canadians and communities respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Restaurant Brands International Inc Unlimited Liability Company and New Red Finance, Inc. announced that the Issuers priced an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% First Lien Senior Secured Notes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) (CTC) continues to meet the heightened needs of Canadians and communities across the nation.
College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving® is continuing to keep its trucks on the road, providing valuable service to those in need during this challenging time.
Freshii Inc. announced that it will be utilizing the temporary blanket relief granted by the Ontario Securities Commission in Ontario Instrument 51-502 Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements.
Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) announced today that the Canadian Tire Associate Dealers have implemented a temporary special support payment of $2 per hour for all active Canadian Tire store employees.
As spring approaches this year, however, home and business owners find themselves coping with an unprecedented situation - with limits on travel, shopping, activities, and interaction with other people in general.
Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) announced today that in response to growing concern surrounding COVID-19, it will reduce operating hours at Canadian Tire Retail (CTR) and temporarily close its other retail stores.
The Second Cup Ltd. (the “Company” or “Second Cup”) (TSX: SCU) today announced additional measures to support the day-to-day operations of its Second Cup franchisees across Canada during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries, the Franchisor of their brand Boardwalk Fries Burgers Shakes, is pleased to announce the opening of the newest location in Ontario in the Morningside Crossing community shopping center
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited announced the appointment of Greg Hicks as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Tire Corporation, and to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective immediately.
One global provider of online tutoring, Tutor Doctor, has begun to get a glimpse of where the coronavirus may be heading as it relates to education.
FirstLight® Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, is pleased to announce it is expanding its caregiving services to Canada.
Calii Love, the healthy, fast-casual concept known for its positive vibes and nutritious menu, has signed the lease for a fifth corporate location at 2131 Yonge Street in Toronto’s Yonge–Eglinton neighborhood.
rowing health and wellness brand Freshii Inc. (TSX: FRII) (the “Company”) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 29, 2019 (“Q4 2019”) and fiscal year ended December 29, 2019 (“fiscal...
Weed Man - a professional lawn care, weed control and pest management service business inspired by late founder Des Rice and his surviving wife, Brenda - is celebrating 50 years of success in the green industry.
Stratus Building Solutions, the nation's leading green commercial cleaning and janitorial services franchise, has announced Michael Thompson has opened the newest Master Franchise location in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Since the inception of this philanthropic partnership in 1979, Century 21 independent franchisees and affiliated relentless sales professionals have raised more than $126 million for Easterseals.
he Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is in for a treat as German Doner Kebab prepares to bring its unique brand of fast-casual dining to the region.
Copper Branch, North America's fastest-growing chain of fast-casual, 100% plant-based, quick-serve restaurants, has announced that its newest Ontario location on Argentia Road in Mississauga will open this Wednesday, January 29th.
Take 5 Oil Change®, the fastest growing quick lube chain in the United States with more than 500 shops, today announced it will enter the Canadian market by converting 39 Pro Oil Change shops across four provinces.
Freshii Inc. ("Freshii" or the "Company") (TSX: FRII) today announced the appointment of Stephen A. Smith to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Canadians can now uncarb their pizza with the launch of keto pizza options at Pizza Pizza.
B.GOOD, the Boston-based fast-casual pioneer in great tasting, responsibly sourced fare, announced today a new franchisee has purchased three locations in the Toronto area.
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