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PLT Canada’s Diversity and Inclusion Webinars Are Changing How I Hire Staff

July 02, 2020

By Jim Kurta Working with PLT Canada is changing the face of my company. Hiring youth through PLT Canada’s Green Jobs program has opened up opportunities for me to diversify my staff. The program also offers wage matching, which makes hiring a bright young worker even more attractive. Bringing more…

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Executive Director of Canadian Parks Council joins Sustainable Forestry Initiative Board of Directors

June 30, 2020

“I’m thrilled to be joining the SFI and PLT Canada Board of Directors. It is a welcome opportunity to contribute to an organization that is clearly committed to sustainability and growing the community of future forest and conservation professionals,” says Carr.

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PLT Canada highlights Indigenous voices in green careers in our forests and parks

June 19, 2020

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, June 21, PLT Canada has launched A Guide to Green Jobs in Canada: Voices of Indigenous Professionals, which features the stories of 12 Indigenous professionals across the country. PLT Canada’s guide highlights Indigenous professionals from across Canada – role models who…

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5 Tips to Get Past Resume-Reading Robots

June 17, 2020

It is a startling statistic: 75%  of job applications don’t even make it to a human reviewer. Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) is used by many companies to screen resumes. This software decides if your resume meets pre-defined criteria. If it does, then the software will pass it along to an…

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How Are You Preparing For A Career In the 21st Century?

June 17, 2020

A recent report by the Brookfield Institute announced that 42% of jobs are at a high risk of being impacted by automation. The forest and conservation sector will be no exception; think tree-planting drones as an example. Young people between the ages of 15-24 will bear the brunt as they…

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