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A Look at IT in 2019: Trends, Growth & Careers

The world of IT is ever evolving, and this is apparent within the job market as well. This rapid evolution has led to an immense increase in the number of jobs which has, in turn, earned Canada’s tech sector the title of the fastest growing industry in the country. Furthermore, Toronto recently beat out Silicon…

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How to Win Over a Candidate

Right now, we are very much in a talent-driven market, one where many companies are competing for the same talented candidates. So how do you set your company apart and win over the candidate you really like? Here are 5 tips that will set you apart.   1. Be prepared Unless you get pulled into…

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Top 10 Tips for Interviewing

January is often a time for new beginnings, perhaps one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to find a new job. I figured now would be a good time to write the top 10 tips I found to help with an interview.   These are tips that I learned in the past years as a…

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Dissecting a Recruitment Consultant

Depicting the benefits of partnering with a Recruitment Consultant Somebody once told me that there are four major events that could change our lives drastically, they are; Getting married, having a baby, moving to a different city/country and getting a new job! A significant portion of this article will focus on how one’s life could…

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True lies

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche I have been in recruitment for going on sixteen years and I have always lived by the axiom that ’I believe what you tell me’. Fortunately, for the most part, I have dealt with straight…

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The benefits of having a project list (it’s your interview cheat sheet!)

I wish I knew the things I do now when I was looking for an IT job.  Years ago, I was a C++ developer who was horrific at interviewing.  I didn’t know how to prepare for an interview and had no idea how to give concrete examples to showcase all of my previous work.  If…

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How a specialist recruiter adds value

If you’re planning a new hire, or simply want to see who’s looking for a job out there, try bringing a specialist recruitment firm on board. A specialist recruitment firm provides staffing solutions to companies from particular industries. Compared to a generalist recruiter, a specialist knows your industry and understands its particular human resource demands…

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PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions appoints Walter Sima as Vice President, IT Solutions

PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions announced today that it has appointed Walter Sima as Vice President, IT Solutions. At PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions, a leading Canadian specialist recruitment firm working across North America, Sima will apply his extensive client development and leadership experience to expand PMC’s reach in delivering efficient and effective recruitment solutions to a…

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DAILY COMMERCIAL NEWS

Top 10 largest construction project starts in Canada and Trend Graph – January 2019

Posted on Friday February 22, 2019

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in January 2019. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair […]

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Your top DCN headlines: Feb. 18 to 22

Posted on Friday February 22, 2019

This week’s top DCN headlines feature megaproject turmoil, an inspiring safety story and a glimpse into the future of contracts. The Muskrat Falls megaproject is making headlines once again, its cost overruns taking centre stage; an Olympic athlete and worksite incident survivor tells a cautionary tale; the future of construction contracts could include AI and […]

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Peel’s east-west trunk sewer diversion another piece in region’s servicing puzzle

Posted on Friday February 22, 2019

Planning and delivering wastewater treatment service in Peel Region almost seems like a massive jigsaw puzzle. The next carefully thought-out big move will be the tunnel construction of the 11-kilometre $250-million, 2,400-mm East to West Diversion Trunk Sewer. Design by Jacobs Canada Inc. (formerly CH2M Hill) started in 2017 and will be completed later this […]

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