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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 »

What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Posted on June 22nd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Many job seekers are drawn to work for an SMB (small to medium sized business) over working for large corporations or other similarly large organizations. SMBs, which are generally identified as having less than one hundred employees, comprise 98% of the over 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2015). In contrast to the … 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 »

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 »