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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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DAILY COMMERCIAL NEWS

In July, Canada Added Less than Half of June’s Jobs Increase

Posted on Monday August 10, 2020

Canada’s Jobs ‘Claw-Back’ Ratio Now Exceeds 50% In July, the total number of jobs in Canada rose by 419,000, according to Statistics Canada, bringing the cumulative figure for the latest three months to +1.661 million. June’s number was +952,000 and May’s, +290,000. In March and April, with the economy immobilized by fear of the coronavirus, […]

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Canadian Retail & Food Services Sales in May Show Some Recovery

Posted on Monday August 10, 2020

A Faint Echo of Normalcy in Hospitality Sales? In the U.S., retail and food services sales are combined in a single monthly report from the Census Bureau. Also, the data is relatively current. Latest results are for June 2020. In Canada, ‘retail sales’ appear in one report, but one must chase down ‘food services and […]

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Ontario announces preferred route for new 400-series highway

Posted on Monday August 10, 2020

TORONTO — The Ontario government has confirmed the preferred route for a new 400-series highway and transit corridor across York, Peel and Halton regions. The GTA West corridor will include a four- to six-lane 400-series highway and separate infrastructure dedicated for transit and passenger stations, as well as intelligent transportation features and truck parking, stated […]

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