Staff Morale: Weathering Through the Storm

Staff Morale: Weathering Through the Storm

As I wandered though downtown Calgary, it was glaringly obvious that the economic downturn has had a overwhelming impact on our city. Everywhere you look where there was once a thriving business and parking lots full of vehicles there are now empty spaces. It’s...
Above and Beyond: Recognizing Super 8

Above and Beyond: Recognizing Super 8

The folks at Super 8 Shawnessy are no strangers to working with people that have barriers to employment. That is why when CAES approached Monica Stewart-Bittner (General Manager) and Sigrid Nitt (Housekeeping Supervisor) nearly 2 year ago to partner in hiring...
Above and Beyond: Recognizing Iron Mountain

Above and Beyond: Recognizing Iron Mountain

While Iron Mountain might be one of our newest partners in building diverse and inclusive workplaces – you wouldn’t really know it when looking at their workplace culture. Nearly one year ago Nikki King, a Plant Manager and Community Relations Lead at Iron...
Job Search Strategies: Hunting in the Recession

Job Search Strategies: Hunting in the Recession

Congratulations! You’re now a full-time job seeker and if you happen to be among those affected by our current economic situation you’re not alone. According to the Globe and Mail it was estimated that over 63,000 jobs had been lost in Alberta alone in the...
Celebrating DEAM: Save-On-Foods Cash Mob

Celebrating DEAM: Save-On-Foods Cash Mob

For the past 11…yep count ’em that’s 11 weeks of listening to 3 parties present their policies and try to sell you on why they are best for our country… WAIT! Backspace, Delete, Refresh! If you’re like me and millions of other Canadians you have about had it and...