Have a job interview coming up? Then you’ll need to learn about what are called behavioural interview questions. They can be intimidating, but we’ve got a guide for giving great answers!
The recent pandemic has only widened Canada’s skills gap, and shows us why now it’s more important than ever to build our country’s digital skills.
It’s always a great time to align your career path with your aspirations, no matter if it’s about finding a better work-life balance, landing a better salary, or starting a career that will challenge you to learn and grow. Here are 3 essential steps to manage a smooth career transition!
HiredHippo is a wildly successful recruitment platform that uses sophisticated tech to connect the right people to the right jobs. Talent that joins SalesCamp will have exclusive access to HiredHippo services and get matched with the top high growth companies.
At Palette Skills, we believe that great skills make the difference when it comes to a successful career in tech sales. And we also believe that you can learn them all!
We sat down with David Yee, one of the instructors of our Automation and Digital Agriculture Specialist Program, to talk about the big picture for digital agriculture in Saskatchewan, and your career!
Women re-entering the workforce face many challenges. Not everything will go your way, and you have to get used to constantly learning and adapting to the demands of your new career. But the good news is that working in tech is rewarding. The satisfaction you’ll feel when you apply what you’ve learned and see results is really fulfilling.
Sophisticated digital and robotic technologies are bringing change to farms, and careers in agriculture. Learn more about the paths opening up in agriculture across Saskatchewan.
If you really want something and put in the effort to achieve your goal, you are ahead of the game. Focus on conveying enthusiasm and resolve. If you’re not too far off the mark when it comes to the requirements for a position, showing commitment and enthusiasm for growing into the position can count for a lot.
There are more jobs out there than what you’ll find through the various job websites or employment agencies. To access them, you need to find out what they are, where they are, and what you need to do in order to get one of these hidden jobs, if you want one.
The sophisticated tech taught in Palette Skills’ Digital Agriculture Specialist Program is exciting. But it’s worthwhile remembering that no matter what kind of technology is involved, agriculture is about food, and about people. So we sat down one of the program’s alumni to get at the very human side of the story.
Tech sales means any sales role that involves selling new technology. It can include selling new processes or new ways of doing things. But don’t think that it’s the same thing as working in a retail sales job, where you are selling to consumers. Tech sales representatives usually work for what are called B2B (business-to-business) companies.
If you’re an early adopter, there is probably no better time to think about a career in Canada’s agtech revolution. In response to many global and local pressures—including labour shortages, climate change, and even the rise of integrated value chains—the conventional approach to agriculture that dominated Canadian farms for decades is getting an upgrade, with a new focus on technology, sustainability, and precision.
If you’ve just graduated from high school or university, it’s a good idea to stay in touch with your teachers and people you’ve met on projects or internships for future references. Get comfortable with letting people know you’re looking for work, because all kinds of people may know of open job opportunities.
Startups thrive when they can build a great shared culture of values and aspiration. When it comes to a new business development representative for your innovative business, look for someone who shares your vision, and who has the talent to help build it out.
Canada has much of the infrastructure in place in order to grow its innovation economy. The country is home to a number of globally-ranked universities, and cities like Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver are hubs for globally successful start-ups. It’s the beginning of a great ecosystem, but it needs more.
Starting in on a tech career and nervous about the numbers? Before you lose sleep, it’s important to look at trends in the industry here in Canada, because there are lots of reasons to be optimistic. At the same time, it’s good to be prepared, so check out our tips for weathering storms, and taking advantage of opportunities.
Business landscapes are changing, meaning businesses and workers must now look to workforce development to thrive. Upskilling is the key! Like many countries, Canada is
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.
Inherently complex and technical products need simple explanations that are seamlessly aligned to the needs of potential customers. It’s just one example of a critical skill set for tech salespeople. So now that you’re here, let’s take a look five of the most important skills and attributes that are especially vital for tech sales people.
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.
It has been estimated that there are 4.2 million people working in cybersecurity, but that 2.7 million more people are needed to combat growing threats. That means that those looking for a career change would be wise to consider cybersecurity. But what do cybersecurity jobs entail? In this article, we explain more about what you can expect from a role in cybersecurity and the state of the field more generally.
At Palette Skills, we are focused on helping innovative companies find the talent they need by identifying untapped talent pools and upskilling workers into new, high demand jobs across different sectors. We are often asked about our approach to solving this challenge and the program model we engage to develop solutions. The lessons below illustrate some of the insights we’ve gained over the years as we’ve tested and expanded on our work.
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