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Investing in the future of Canada’s Environmental Workforce
For the people at Caro Analytical Services, ECO Canada’s Environmental Youth Corps internship program is more than a way to find new employees — they look at it as a way to invest in the future of their company.
The program, which receives funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Science Horizons, gives new graduates opportunities to start their careers in the environmental sector and host organizations the chance to expand their teams.
Growing Canada’s Environmental Start-ups
For Supriya Tandan, joining Nimonik as an Environmental Youth Corps intern set her career on an unexpected trajectory. Learn how the EYC internship program helps grow careers and environmental start-ups.
Technical writing: A must-have skill in your team
In an age of texting and auto-correct, writing skills are slowly being eroded. Yet the one thing hasn’t changed: clear, concise business writing is a must. See how you can help your team build this skill.
Building Competitive Advantage with EP: Blue Source Canada
The Blue Source team takes immense pride in the work they do – these experts are at the frontier of carbon offset development. Yet one of the major challenges in this emerging industry is the fact that it is so new.
Learn how adopting the Environmental Professional (EP) certification leverages their competitive advantage.
4 Bad communication habits your staff have right now
Is your team making one or more of these top 4 communication errors? Here’s what to do.
Demystifying compensation in the environmental industry
It can be difficult to keep up the rapidly-changing environment industry. With such a wide range of environmental careers, how does your offer compare?
IEYC Success story: how to say ‘yes’ to hiring top young talent
Programs like our International Environmental Youth Corps (IEYC) make it easier for employers to say yes to hiring outstanding young staff. Check out this success story from Inside Education's Karin Hedetniemi.
IEYC Success story: how to attract great candidates in a small company
Small environmental businesses often face tough challenges finding the right staff. Read on to see how B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. overcame this roadblock and hired a keen junior engineer!
What does it mean to be a water quality professional?
ECO Canada caught up with Sarah Hatfield from Pinchin Environmental to chat about the unique challenges for water quality professionals. Learn about what it takes to work in this exciting field.
5 Reasons it pays to hire an intern
Wondering about the business benefits of internships? Consider these 5 (often surprising) ways it pays to host an intern.