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Podcast: PMC’s Jeremy Lawson discusses Finding that dream job or ‘A’ player and all things recruitment.

Are you looking for a job and would like to know the best way to get your resume in front of the right employer? Jeremy Lawson (VP of Design, Construction, and Property at PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions) discusses some of the most relevant questions about recruitment—how to know when it’s time to look for new opportunities,…

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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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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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Ford calls for talks in Caledonia occupation, condemns violence

Posted on Friday October 23, 2020

CALEDONIA, ONT. — Premier Doug Ford is calling for Indigenous demonstrators occupying a housing development in Caledonia, Ont., to engage in peaceful talks with his government. Ford made the appeal after a judge ordered them to permanently leave a construction site at the centre of an Indigenous land dispute this week. Hours after the ruling […]

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1,000-Word Chart: U.S. Initial Jobless Claims – as of October 17, 2020

Posted on Friday October 23, 2020

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. At the same time, though, there are many topics (e.g., relating to demographics, housing starts, etc.) that cry out for compelling ‘shorthand’ visualizations. Whichever path is followed, the point of the journey, […]

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First Notice: SNC-Lavalin supports Texas; big week for ACEC-Canada; shelter in Iqualuit

Posted on Friday October 23, 2020

  SNC-Lavalin secures Texas transportation contract SNC-Lavalin announced this morning it has been selected as prime consultant under a US$20–million five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to provide corridor planning and development services for the Texas Department of Transportation. Under the contract, the company will assist the owner in studying future transportation needs for major corridors across the state.   Ontario considers community […]

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