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Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

Posted on June 1st, by Kevin Leh in Engineering, Henry Goldbeck, In The Media, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

The Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was released earlier today, and shows the sector achieving “their strongest overall performance since April 2011, with the headline PMI reading boosted by faster new order growth and the greatest increase in pre-production inventories for six years.”* Regionally, “Quebec experienced the strongest overall improvement in manufacturing conditions” according … Read More »

Are You Ready for a Thriving Career in Engineering?

Posted on March 28th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Industry Resources. Comments Off on Are You Ready for a Thriving Career in Engineering?

Engineering remains one of the most desirable careers going into 2018. The number of engineers contributing to our workplace has grown over the last few years, adding over 7200 job opportunities in this field. 1

From the moment you wake up to your day-to-day routine everything around you is designed, built, and maintained by engineers. Specializing in … Read More »

The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Posted on May 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.

It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »

If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Posted on May 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, In The Media. Comments Off on If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Executive orders and the new proposed Dakota and Keystone pipelines make for good political sound bites. But what is their real impact on engineering jobs and the economy as a whole?

After about eight years of political wrangling, environmental concerns and opposition at the state level, the final approvals for both the Keystone XL Pipeline and … Read More »

Accidents at Work

Posted on March 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, In The Media. Comments Off on Accidents at Work

In 2015, there were 5,000 deaths in the EU as a result of accidents in the workplace. This is an incredible number and as this infographic from Hussey Fraser outlines, it makes proper safety procedures at work all the more paramount. The most common type of injury is one from someone slipping, tripping or falling. … Read More »