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Managing Generational Divide Within a Sales Team

Posted on April 19th, by Jessica Miles in Career Development, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. No Comments

Today’s diverse workforce will often see people of vastly disparate ages working side by side on a daily basis. Effectively managing a sales force means not only understanding generational differences, but viewing them as an asset and an opportunity. Of course no individual can be completely defined by their generation, but certain traits, life experiences … Read More »

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 »

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 »

5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

Posted on July 16th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, Engineering, Finance, HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on 5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

It is an unfortunate truth of our society that employees are often stereotyped based on their age. Some researchers suggest our society devalues the competence and adaptability of older employees. This does a great disservice to those employees, and also hurts the businesses who act upon these stereotypes.

Modern businesses aren’t usually looking to advertise unfair … Read More »

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 »