HR Microscope October 2017

Newsletter Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017

  October 2017

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The new 2017-2018 National Compensation Guide

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About BioTalent Canada’s National Compensation Guide
The guide is a review of 34 of the most popular job functions within the Canadian bio-economy. It consists of job descriptions and the experience, skills and education required to effectively function in the role. Furthermore, it provides an accurate overview of the salaries and benefits that are typical with those occupations. For more information, visit

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Competing for Life Sciences Talent: A Guide for Startups and SMEs

Canada ranks seventh in Scientific American’s latest scorecard of the world's best countries in science. To quote the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, “We have proven research strengths in areas such as genomics, bio-informatics, immuno-therapies and neuroscience. Canada’s position as a biotechnology leader […] is a reflection of our world-class credentials.” Read More...

Over $10.3 Million in Wage Subsidies to Help You Hire

Wage subsidy programs play an important economic role, enabling biotechnology small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to hire the talent they need. Furthermore, over 80% of wage-subsidy participants retain full-time employment after completion of the program. BioTalent Canada’s success with the wage subsidy programs, contributed to the Government of Canada expanding its funding with over $10.3 million in wage subsidies over the next four years to facilitate 1,400 job placements. BioTalent Canada is pleased to support the bio-economy in accessing new talent. Read More...

Let us help you find the best wage subsidy for your needs, call 1-866-243-2472.

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Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization | PEI BioAlliance | Biotech Prime | Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council
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