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Prairie Winners for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ to be announced

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 [Winnipeg, MB – October 15, 2014] In its 21st year honoring entrepreneurship and innovation in Canada, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year winners for the Prairie region will be announced next week.  People First HR Services, a People Corporation company, is thrilled that Laurie Goldberg, Chairman and CEO of People Corporation has been nominated and is one of only three finalists from Manitoba this year.

People Corporation Ranks as one of Canada’s 2014 PROFIT 500 firms

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WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – June 12, 2014 – People First HR Services, a People Corporation Company, is proud to share the announcement, that People Corporation has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada as part of PROFIT Magazine’s PROFIT 500 ranking for 2014.

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. A joint venture between Canada’s premier business brands, the PROFIT 500 is published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at People Corporation reported a five-year revenue growth of 377%.

People Corporation Ranks No. 112 on the 2013 Profit 500

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (June 2, 2013)- People First HR Services, a People Corporation Company, is proud to share the announcement, that People Corporation has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada as part of PROFIT Magazine’s PROFIT 500 ranking for 2013.

PROFIT Magazine’s PROFIT 500 is the definitive ranking of Canada’s fastest growing companies by five-year revenue growth – nationally, regionally and by industry and is published in the summer issue and at In 2010 and 2011 People Corporation was included in Profit’s Hot 50 rankings which recognize the two-year revenue growth of firms.

2013 Projected Salary Increases in Manitoba Cautiously Optimistic

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (December 14, 2012) – People First HR Services has released the 2013 results of its annual Manitoba Compensation Planning Report.   With survey data from more than 130 Manitoba employers, the report shows that on average, Manitoba workers saw a 3% increase in their compensation in 2012.  Looking forward to 2013, employers are currently projecting average salary increases to for 2013 to be 2.9%.  Though this appears down relative to 2012, historically employers are cautious when making their estimates.  Real increases in 2013 are likely to increase to at least the 2012 levels.   Businesses that want to stay competitive should be budgeting accordingly.

KWA Partners Marks 10 Years of Career Management Services in Winnipeg

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In June 2012, KWA Partners, provider of career management services, celebrates 10 years of providing career transition services to leading companies across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Northwestern Ontario through its partnership with People First HR Services.

Well-known for the excellence of its career transition services, KWA Partners is the largest provider in the Prairies.  The firm assists corporations to do things right when implementing job loss and supports people to move forward after job loss.

MEDIA RELEASE – 2011/2012 Survey Results Bring Good News During Times of Uncertainty

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October 19, 2011 – According to the results of the 2011/2012 Compensation Survey for Manitoba Employers Report released today, the competition for talent is driving increases in salaries across many senior leadership roles; while benefits at all levels continue to evolve to match employees’ needs for life-work balance.

“The survey results clearly show that employers have recognized the need to attract and retain top talent, particularly those organizations who suffered staffing set-backs through the recession. We are seeing salary increases across most employee groups trending back to normal pre-recession levels.” says Colleen Coates, National Practice Leader, Total Compensation, People First HR Services.

Compensation survey guides – Manitoba Employers as Economy Rebounds

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Expanding on the second edition of Manitoba’s largest, most comprehensive survey for compensation, benefits and workplace practices, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue its partnership with Winnipeg-based People First HR Services Ltd. to provide a cost-effective planning tool to Manitoba organizations. Offering detailed compensation information on more than 300 individual jobs reflecting Manitoba’s diverse industries, the Survey results will be released in September 2011 just in time for 2012 planning. Organizations are encouraged to register now to participate in the survey, which will take place in April and May.
“Manitoba employers have come to rely on this resource as one of the tools to assist in the attraction and retention of qualified people.” says Colleen Coates, Compensation Practice Leader, People First HR Services. “Having reliable data in hand helps prevent costly errors.”

International Executive Search Firm to Bring World to City

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WINNIPEG, MB – Boyden Global Executive Search, a world-class professional search firm with 80 offices in 43 countries, will open an office in Winnipeg as part of an integrated strategic alliance with Winnipeg’s People First HR Services. As one of the best-connected firms of its kind in the world, Boyden Global Executive Search will recruit professional candidates from its worldwide network for businesses in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and northwestern Ontario.