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Category: Industry Resources

Manufacturing Industry Resources

Posted on September 10th, by Lougie in Engineering, Industry Resources, Kevin Leh. Comments Off on Manufacturing Industry Resources

Manufacturing Industry Websites

Manufacturing Recruitment
“Trends in Manufacturing Employment” – Statistics Canada
Manufacturing Talk
Canadian Manufacturing
Manufacturing Automation

Manufacturing Associations

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
National Association of Manufacturers (US)
Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Association for Operations Management (APICS)
Canadian Window and Door Manufacturers Association
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Window and Door Manufacturers Association of BC

Accountant Salary Comparison

Posted on September 3rd, by Karen Epp in Career, Finance. Comments Off on Accountant Salary Comparison

Improving your credentials is a wise investment in almost any career, ad that’s certainly true for those who work in accounting and related fields. Accounting recent trends and salary and compensation comparisons

What standard questions should employers ask prospective employees?

Posted on August 20th, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, In The Media, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Don’t forget to assess drive and motivation when hiring an employee

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Camila Louzada: Global recruitment manager, Vision Critical

Interviewing can be an overwhelming experience; trying to assess a candidate’s entire history, skills and fit in an hour is quite the task. As a consequence, important questions not directly related to skills often fall through the … Read More »

What a Background Check Covers (And What it Doesn’t)

Posted on August 13th, by Lougie in Human Resources, Recruitment. 1 Comment

The background check. It sounds intimidating, all-encompassing, legally binding and almost invasive in scope. Many people — employers or employees — never deal with them directly, and have only the vaguest ideas of what they really are or what they might reveal. In the childcare industry, though, background checks can be life-changing documents, for both nannies and … Read More »

Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

Posted on July 22nd, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

As professional recruiters we come across every kind of hiring process imaginable from one interview and hire to 15 interviews and counting as well as a multitude of candidate criteria including “must have industry experience” , “must have post secondary education” to “we prefer to hire outside the industry” and education is not as important … Read More »