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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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Inaugural Building Diversity Awards honour industry champions

Posted on Friday May 14, 2021

TORONTO — The inaugural Building Diversity Awards (BDA) were presented virtually May 13, recognizing contractors, unions and individuals who are championing the increased participation of racialized and underrepresented workers in the construction industry in Ontario.  The Building Diversity Awards and Recognition Program, presented by the Toronto Community Benefits Network, in partnership with community, labour and construction industry partners, was an initiative that came out of the Building Diversity Leadership Table. […]

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Toronto, Peel, Hamilton release COVID-19 outbreak data

Posted on Friday May 14, 2021

TORONTO — Seven Toronto construction sites or construction-related workplaces have experienced COVID-19 outbreaks since Friday, May 6.  Weekly tallies of outbreaks or workplace closures or partial closures are posted on the websites of the Toronto, Peel and Hamilton public health units.   The following Toronto construction or construction-related workplaces were declared in active COVID outbreak by Toronto Public Health since May 6:   Crosslinx, outbreak declared May 11, three cases  […]

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First Notice: CISC Built by Canadians Initiative; RHI rollouts; Bird appointment

Posted on Friday May 14, 2021

  CISC to launch Built by Canadians Initiative  The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction is launching the Built by Canadians initiative, which will focus on several key areas. These include: Revitalizing Canadian Industries: Investing in public and private infrastructure projects to stimulate economic growth and create jobs.  Building a healthy economy: Accelerate infrastructure projects and revitalize Canadian industries. […]

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