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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 »

HR Technology Trends for 2018

Posted on November 22nd, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources. Comments Off on HR Technology Trends for 2018

 

The end of 2017 is fast approaching, and HR experts are doing a lot of soul-searching about new trends for the coming year. It seems that 2018 is all about technology, no matter whether you’re an HR specialist looking for better ways to keep and engage with employees or a recruiter trying to find, attract … Read More »

Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

Posted on August 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »


Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

Posted on December 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

LinkedIn recently implemented a new feature called Open Candidates, which discreetly signals to hiring managers and recruiters that you are interested in finding a new job. The beauty of this concept is that it can help you find new opportunities without raising any red flags at your current place of employment; the feature allows you … Read More »