Owing to the ever-evolving IT industry, retaining top talent has become increasingly challenging.
A great resume will get your foot in the door with top manufacturing companies, but interviews are what seal the deal. Your interview is a chance to explore what you want to know about the company and to present how you bring value to the role. While there are several topics you can cover in this meeting, here are 4 things you should never say in a manufacturing technology interview.
In a manufacturing environment, there’s little more important to keep front and centre than the importance of health and safety. Health and safety governs your workplace in so many ways; it even trickles down into your overall productivity and output as a plant. And, as an employer, it should be your priority. But how to […]
Retaining your top performers is absolutely crucial to continued business success – no ifs and buts. The manufacturing sector can often require a lot of training and hands-on experience to build top performers, which means time, commitment and, of course, resources (not to mention the emotional side of getting to know and love one of […]
Life within a staffing agency has been quite something over the past 18 months or so. Like so many industries, there have been peaks and troughs. And as ours is inextricably linked to the economy – moreover, the wellness of its people – it’s been interesting seeing how jobs in eastern Canada have been affected […]
We might be biased, but the manufacturing industry is an exciting place to be for jobseekers. With so many paths to explore, myriad routes to progression and so much learning to do, it’s an industry with enough facets to keep anyone busy, moreover motivated in their career. But today’s spotlight is about one of these […]
Since Covid first came about, there’s been a spotlight shining on the manufacturing industry. Businesses have had to change, adapt, scale and pivot to thrive throughout the pandemic, ensuring that the products the world needed (and continues to need) made it to shelves across the globe, with more demand than ever in many cases. No […]
Succession planning is something that all industries need to do but in manufacturing, where the loss of the wrong individual (your top engineer or security manager, for instance) can quite literally bring business to a halt, it couldn’t be more crucial. It doesn’t just mean having the right person waiting in the wings to take […]
These days, manufacturing businesses face a lot of pressure to stay competitive. In simple terms, this is done by minimizing costs and maximizing profits. As a result, businesses the world over have perhaps made decisions with money, not the environment, in mind. But sustainable manufacturing is the future – of that there’s no question. The […]
It’s a question which many in the Canadian manufacturing industry are hearing regularly if not often; at the very least, chatter about the possibilities of doing so: is it time to bring manufacturing operations back onto home soil? It’s no secret that the pandemic exposed some pretty vast holes in many supply chains, along with […]