The rise of the electric car seems to be creating a run on a rare mineral with ties to one of Ontario’s original mining towns. While the last time you heard about cobalt may have been when you were memorizing the periodic table in chemistry class, this uncommon metal is generating quite a bit of […]
About Jonathan Huyda
Jonathan is the Managing Director at Ian Martin. His goal at work is to take clients’ staffing problems and find ways to make them go ‘poof’. When not recruiting that next great hire, he can be found working on jigsaw puzzles or checking the scores in his fantasy pools.
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If you’re responsible for hiring engineers, you need to keep up with demographics in the industry. When you’re aware of the demographics, you can recruit the engineers you need more easily. Here’s what you need to know about some of the current engineering demographics in Canada. Engineers Are Retiring en Masse As you may have […]
Hiring can be difficult in any industry, but it’s even harder in technical fields. Professionals with technical skills are in high demand, and they have a lot of job options. After spending hours writing job postings, going through resumes, and conducting interviews that go nowhere, you may be wondering if there’s a better way. This […]
Hiring engineers is notoriously difficult. You need to find professionals with the right qualifications and skills for your projects. If you choose someone whose skills are too niche or underdeveloped, you’ll need to spend much more money to train or replace them. That’s why it’s so important for you to hire well.
Behind every great engineer is a talented hiring manager. These recruitment experts understand what their companies need and find the professionals who can deliver. Both the company and the individual flourish as a result.
Finding the right engineer is no walk in the park. You need to locate candidates that match your needs. Often, these professionals must possess very specific technical abilities, which leaves you with very little room for compromise. You might be able to find a skilled worker from a related field, but it’s unlikely that the […]
Hiring is a task that is rarely simple yet always necessary. Whether you’re looking for short-term project staffing or a permanent employee, you need to find candidates who are qualified to perform the work.
It’s difficult enough for hiring managers to fill a regular position. The planning and work needed to source, interview, and hire a viable employee is enormous. But staffing projects with technical workers can be even more difficult, as many of the same problems still apply. You have to find an independent contractor whose skills match […]
A new hire has the opportunity to benefit or harm your company. A great employee will fit your company’s immediate needs and grow into new roles over time. On the other hand, an unsatisfactory worker will require more resources and incur greater costs.
Vision can only take you so far. The saying goes that the best laid plans of mice and men can often go awry, and that’s especially true when you find the wrong people to carry out those plans. It only takes one wrong move to ruin everything. Your team can have the knowledge and enthusiasm […]