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How to lead stronger teams on Canadian farms

We no longer manage people the way we once did; new school leadership suggests managing people the way they want to be managed. The secret is to keep your people running at their best by understanding what motivates and drives them to give 110%. Your number one people challenge on the farm turns out to be managing different personalities and attitudes.

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B2b tech sales
Career Transitions

Moving up the Ranks in B2B Tech Sales

The tech sector continues to drive pandemic recovery in Canada, which means that B2B tech sales is a great choice if you’re looking for a career change. So what about making a good living, and moving up the ladder in a new B2B career?

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Hiring tools

Paying attention to recruitment matters now more than ever

Tech companies and other highly-skilled industries in Canada continue to experience workforce shortages. So why can’t we simply recruit the workers we need? While hiring seems like a straightforward process, the reality is that it isn’t an easy task in the current climate. Hiring new staff can be a long and expensive undertaking, so we’ll highlight some challenges many recruiters face, and look at how to deal with them.

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Job resources
Recherche d'emploi

11 ressources pour préparer votre recherche d'emploi

Vous avez passé les dernières semaines à vous demander si vous deviez ou non franchir le pas et vous mettre enfin à la recherche d'un nouvel emploi. Si vous vous sentez dépassé, ne vous inquiétez pas, vous n'êtes pas seul. La recherche d'un emploi peut être une tâche décourageante, surtout si vous partez de zéro. Pour vous mettre sur la voie du succès, nous avons dressé une liste de 11 ressources qui vous aideront à vous préparer à l'emploi.

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Témoignages d'anciens élèves

Pourquoi les gens se tournent-ils vers l'industrie technologique ?

Nous avons décidé de découvrir ce qui motivait les gens à passer à la technologie, et ce que signifiait ce changement. Qui de mieux placé pour le savoir que les participants à nos propres programmes de formation technologique ? Les personnes que nous avons interrogées ont quitté des carrières dans le fitness, le commerce de détail, la construction et l'hôtellerie, pour n'en citer que quelques-unes. Les raisons qui les ont poussés à passer à la technologie sont diverses : avantages intéressants, travail à distance, sécurité de l'emploi et innovation. Bien qu'ils viennent d'horizons différents, ils avaient tous quelques points en commun.

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Cinq compétences qui font d'excellents vendeurs de produits technologiques

Les produits intrinsèquement complexes et techniques nécessitent des explications simples et parfaitement adaptées aux besoins des clients potentiels. Ce n'est là qu'un exemple d'un ensemble de compétences essentielles pour les vendeurs de produits technologiques. Maintenant que vous êtes là, examinons cinq des compétences et attributs les plus importants qui sont particulièrement vitaux pour les vendeurs de produits technologiques.

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Digital Agriculture Program Saskatchewan

Palette Skills launches program to upskill business and technology talent into Saskatchewan’s growing automation and digital agriculture space

Today, Palette Skills, in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan and Enterprise Machine Intelligence & Learning Initiative (EMILI) announced the launch of the Automation and Digital Agriculture Specialist Program. With a co-investment from Protein Industries of Canada, it is a new rapid upskilling program to help employers in the Agri-Food sector find skilled talent to fuel the growth of their businesses.

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Canada Upskilling
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Why Canada Needs an Upskilling Strategy

We now have a model of upskilling through Palette Skills that demonstrates not only how upskilling can be done, but that it can be done in a wildly successful way for both workers and employers. By scaling what works and building an ecosystem of upskilling across Canada, we will not only help secure our role as an innovative and globally competitive country, we will create a path to building an inclusive knowledge economy that creates access and opportunities for all workers to participate.

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BDRs - Business Development Reps
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A day in the life of a business development representative (BDR) in a tech sales company

Business development representatives stand at the forefront of the B2B sales process. Their main purpose is to generate qualified leads. They then pass these leads onto their sales teams.

BDRs are in high demand, especially in Canada’s fast-growing B2B tech sector, where companies constantly require people to seek out and qualify new leads. Learn more about why this might be a great career for you in the following article.

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Changing Careers
Career Transitions

Changing careers halfway: How to pivot and succeed

Ever spend the day wishing you could change careers, but don’t know how? Jumping into a new job in another sector is not only possible, it’s something people are embracing more than ever. Many Canadians have used the pandemic as an opportunity to reset and pivot – and, given the right tools, so can you.

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Designing upskilling programs that lead to jobs

Prior to designing our upskilling programs, we needed to know what skills employers look for, and how they evaluate whether a candidate has those skills. This information would also tell us what skills are in demand, and give us data to see if the labour pool does in fact lack these skills. From there, we set out to start to build a program around improving these skills.

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