Category: Industry Resources
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 »
Probably the most important bit of information in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) space is that spending is on the rise. According to Gartner Inc., a global information technology research and advisory company, CRM software grew to $26.4 billion in 2015, up 12.3 percent from 2014. The numbers for last year came in around $31 … Read More »
On April 19th, we attended a great presentation by Trevor Thomas of Kent Employment Law. Trevor is an employment lawyer who shared his legal expertise on the top five employment issues that cross his desk. The presentation focused on:
The difference between an employee versus an independent contractor,
The nuisances of employment contracts,
How the Employment Standards Act … Read More »
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 »
Engineers of all stripes are in high demand. From start-ups to well-established companies, engineers have an embarrassment of choice when it comes to selecting their employer, especially in the construction industry.
That means HR and hiring managers need to use surgical and precision-like practices to secure the best hires for their company’s needs. The good … Read More »