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Manufacturing Trends: The Future of IoT and Career Growth in 2019

The manufacturing world continues to change and grow as we adapt to a technological and automated world.  Over the last few years employers within this sector have been reducing labour costs and have moved towards a better future with Automation which is nothing new. In the last few years, machines and robots have allowed the…

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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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PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions opens a new office in Cambridge Ontario

PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions opens the doors of its third office space, located in Cambridge Ontario today. The wholly owned Canadian recruitment firm is established to meet the recruitment needs of the technical environments of Buildings (Design, Construction & Property), Technical & Scientific (Infrastructure & Manufacturing), and Information Technology. Partnering with top tier firms and…

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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 IT NEWS

New report says Windows’ EFS encryption could be leveraged by ransomware

Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

Infosec teams are being warned about a vulnerability in Windows’ file encryption capability which may mean temporarily abandoning the EFS encryption functionality Windows has long offered the EFS file and folder capability in the Pro, Professional, Business, Ultimate, Enterprise and Education editions of the operating system. Organizations may find this built-in functionality useful for protecting certain…

City of Toronto updates its open data portal, adds new datasets

Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

The City of Toronto recently updated its open data portal with new features and data sets. The newest datasets are “Catalogue Quality Scores”, “Report Request Log – City Council and its Committees”,  and “Apartment Building Registration”, and are accompanied by new features such as user interface improvements, civic issue filters, data quality scores, and civic…