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As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Posted on October 11th, by Jessica Miles in In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on As Canadian and Global Mining Indices Plummet, the Reaction from the Job Market

Recent data from mainstream mining indices are showing a rapid decline in value, in some cases not seen since early 2016. The S&P TSX Metals & Mining Index has plummeted almost 19% from July this year, and the Global Index dropping almost 12% in the same period (July to October 2018).

As a reference, these indices … Read More »

The USMCA Replaces NAFTA: a look at the top stories

Posted on October 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Working Internationally. Comments Off on The USMCA Replaces NAFTA: a look at the top stories

The new pan-North American trade agreement has arrived, under it’s new name “U.S.M.C.A” or United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement. We take a look at the headlines from across the spectrum, as well as some interesting op-eds on the subject.

Full Agreement Text

Office of the United States Trade Representative: Full text here

Canadian Press

CBC: Trump, Trudeau … Read More »

Goldbeck Internship Interview: Janina Kirbach

Posted on September 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Company News, Recruitment. Comments Off on Goldbeck Internship Interview: Janina Kirbach

We spoke with Janina Kirbach, a visiting university student from Düsseldorf, Germany. Janina worked with us as an intern for several weeks this summer, and talks about her experience working with us in the video. In Germany, Janina has worked for the National Employment Agency, which is tasked with reducing the unemployment rate in Germany. … Read More »

Housing Price Index and New Housing Starts Data Paints a Vivid Picture of the Construction Industry in Western Canada

Posted on August 9th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Industry Resources, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on Housing Price Index and New Housing Starts Data Paints a Vivid Picture of the Construction Industry in Western Canada

The monthly Canadian New Housing Price Index data was released today and showed a 0.1% increase, which was above the forecasted 0.0%. This is the first increase since January of this year, which has seen a flat market so far, even decreasing slightly at -0.2% in April’s release.

Conversely, overall Housing Starts were down, figures released … Read More »

Disrupting HR for the Modern Workforce

Posted on July 27th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Company News, Events, HR Events, HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Technology, Working Internationally. Comments Off on Disrupting HR for the Modern Workforce

 

Myself and another of our senior recruiters, Karen Epp, recently attended the forum Hacking HR. This forum brings together professionals for collaboration, networking and discussion about how HR and technology can come together to create the workplace of the future.

The discussion offered insight into rapid development of technology and the need for HR methods and … Read More »