HR Microscope – January 2022

January 2022

5 Ways to Inject Impact into Your Press Releases

How can you use industry performance metrics to benefit your news releases?

What should you consider when preparing your news to have the desired impact? When spin and positioning in news can directly affect patient lives, it’s clear that healthcare and biotech press releases can benefit from a different approach than most other industries.

In a recent webinar, Onclusive CEO, Dan Beltramo, and Fleishman Hillard SVP Kena Hudson discussed data from 15,000 industry-specific releases, and share how to apply this knowledge to future communications tactics.

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Are you looking to share your industry experience and expertise with current students?

If so, sign up to participate in the Ivey Career Connections Program! This formalized program partners current Ivey students with professional participants, allowing students to research and explore careers of interest while they build confidence and expand their career network. Follow this link to complete the enrollment form.

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Skill Newcomer Internships for the Bio-economy

The 2021 Skilled Newcomer Internships for the Bio-economy is now accepting applicants. Canada’s bio-economy must become more diverse if the industry is to reach the talent needs of the next decade. Today, recent immigrants and internationally educated professionals (IEP) make up 26% of the workforce. The Skilled Newcomer Internship for the Bio-economy opens the door to newcomers and offers valuable work experience needed to grow a career in Canada’s bio-economy.

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Science Horizons Youth Internship Program

The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program covers the cost of a participant’s salary by 80% up to a maximum of $25,000. The program helps employers hire the talent they need and help graduates gain skills to secure full-time employment in environmental fields.

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Career Starter Program

Career Starter provides bio-economy employers with 50% of a youth’s salary to a maximum of $20,000 in wage subsidies for a three to nine-month job placement. This will help the employer adopt a diverse and inclusive work culture while satisfying their need for skilled labour.

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