HR Microscope – June 2021

June 2021

Protecting canadian innovation in the cleantech sector

Emerging technologies to mitigate environmental impact and even remediate harm that has already occurred, known colloquially as “cleantech”, represent a potentially explosive growth opportunity for Canadian innovation. Intellectual property rights, and in particular patent protection, can be an important asset for Canadian cleantech companies that can and should be leveraged as part of their business and growth strategy. Patent rights can be valuable not only in excluding competitors and soliciting investment, but even in terms of marketing. Patents can demonstrate that a company is on the cutting edge of sustainable technology.

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Stand out from the crowd – have your skills recognized.

If you are a bio-economy professional new to Canada, a new graduate fresh out of university, or someone with bio-economy work experience looking for a change, you know it can be hard to prove you have the skills for the job you want.

Through the BioSkills Recognition Program, you can showcase your abilities to employers in Canada’s growing biotech sector by being recognized as BioReadyTM.

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Land your dream biotech job.
Build an online resume that gets you noticed.

The Biotech Resume Builder is an easy-to-use online tool designed to help candidates create a skills-based resume specific to Canada’s bio-economy. Job seekers can showcase their educational and professional talent to gain an advantage in the biotech job market.

  • Create a resume in a few easy steps
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  • Download for job applications
  • Be seen by employers in the BioSkills MatchTM database

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BioTalent Canada earns Great Place to Work accolades thanks to strong core values and actionable mental wellness strategies

BioTalent Canada is proud to announce that it has been named to the 2021 list of Best Workplaces for Mental Wellness. In addition, the organization has also been named a Great Place to Work in Ontario for the second consecutive year. Both awards come from Great Place to Work®.

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Make your profession the best it can be

Maximize the potential of your profession in Canada’s rapidly growing bio-economy. Take part in BioTalent Canada’s National Occupation Standards (NOS) validation survey for Canada’s bio-economy. Your insights ensure the NOS reflects the current skills, education and credentialing required by industry.

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