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Category: Engineering

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 »

The Best Tips for Hiring Engineers

Posted on March 14th, by Kevin Leh in Engineering. Comments Off on The Best Tips for Hiring Engineers

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 »

Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

Posted on November 22nd, by Kevin Leh in Career Development, Engineering, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

In the professional world, most of us have been taught that “more is better”. Particularly in the construction and engineering fields, spending long hours at work are viewed as the

hallmark of good work ethic. But what if long hours are actually slowing you and your team down?

The latest research on this concept has been an … Read More »