Working with a recruiter can be a great way to streamline your hiring process and help alleviate the stress of finding qualified candidates and filling positions. Recruiters offer a great deal of support with great results. If you’re new to working with a recruiter, here are some of the things that you can expect. A […]
About Rob Chorney
Making his home in the east end of the GTA, Rob can often be found at the ball diamond coaching his son's baseball team or in the studio laying a new track with his band. His branch focuses on engineering, primarily in the manufacturing sector and nuclear.
Entries by Rob Chorney
Do you wish you had a guide to hiring engineers? In this competitive market, recruiting engineers can be challenging. The best engineers are fielding offers from multiple companies, and companies need to compete to hire top talent. How can you attract talented engineers to your team while taking the stress out of the recruitment process? […]
Correctly classifying workers is much more important than people often realize. The Canadian government strictly enforces proper classification, so it’s important that you know the difference between an employee and an independent contractor. Save yourself the headache: use this handy guide to easily differentiate the two types of workers.
Interview questions are almost always designed to learn something more about the candidate than the question initially suggests. The interview questions engineering recruiters ask are no different. An important part of the interview is knowing what the recruiters want to know so you can better respond to the question. Here are five interview questions engineering […]
Hiring managers have a tough job. They have a specific need at their company–which is why they have an opening. They have to sort through many candidates for a particular role to find someone who can meet that need–someone who is qualified, a good cultural fit for the organization, and who demonstrates skills that could […]
Although engineering is a core component of many companies’ operations, managing the personnel who actually carry out these types of tasks is fraught with difficulty.
Clients are loading engineering consultants with unreasonable liabilities beyond the scope of their expected professional responsibilities, as reported by Bronwen Parsons in a piece for Canadian Consulting Engineer. In the context of construction, this can include establishing warranties for products and materials, safeguarding workers on the construction site and other tasks that traditionally fall to […]
About every 18 months, nuclear power plants must remove spent fuel and replace it with a fresh supply, a process that requires a scheduled outage. These necessary periods of downtime are extremely costly – lost revenue is lost revenue. Additionally, the utility company must contend with the equipment and staffing costs of the outage itself.