How to Inspire & Motivate Employees With a Strong Values-Driven Culture - theundercoverrecruiter.com

Posted October 2016

It’s sad to see that McKinsey research shows that during transformations, 86 percent of senior executives believe that they are actively demonstrating the change they want employees to make, but only 53 percent of employees do.

The 3 Very Simple Things Recruiters Want From Clients - theundercoverrecruiter.com

Posted October 2016

Some businesses begrudge paying recruitment agencies to find them the top talent they need to be successful and grow. Still, they always end up coming back for the service. Why? Because great recruiters know how to get the job done properly.

Canada’s mining industry faces shortage of up to 127,000 workers: report - Business in Vancouver

Posted September 2016

With commodity prices rebounding from their lowest in at least 25 years, miners are stepping up spending and considering the reactivation of projects placed in the back burner, but there is a new looming risk they don’t seem ready to deal with — their ability to access workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
That is the main conclusion of a recent report by Canada's Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR), which warns about the immediate consequences of the lack of recruitment over the past five years.

Oil and Gas Deals Picking Up As Industry Shifts from Survival to Growth - Globe and Mail/Bloomberg

Posted September 2016

Multibillion-dollar oil and gas deals are back on the table.
More than $11-billion (U.S.) of transactions were announced globally in July as crude’s recovery fuelled hopes of a steadier market, Wood Mackenzie Ltd. said. That’s the highest monthly total this year and brings the amount since May to $32-billion, triple that of the previous three months. Deal-making will continue to accelerate as oil prices stabilize, according to the consulting firm.

The Silent Treatment: Quieter Road-Building Equipment Rolls Out - Daily Commercial News

Posted September 2016

Road construction equipment is becoming quieter and the three primary reasons behind that transformation are regulation, improved technology and market pressure, often applied by contractors.
Noise wasn't always considered a major occupational and environmental problem. Hearing loss simply came with the territory for heavy equipment operators.

5 Secrets Fulfilled People Use Every Day (at Work and at Home) - idealistcareers.org

Posted September 2016

Are there real tricks to becoming fulfilled in life? You bet. My research suggests that there are key street-smart actions that those who are most fulfilled use every day in their professional and personal lives.
To understand why success does not always bring about fulfillment, I interviewed over 100 successful people- some who were fulfilled and others who were not. There was an amazing convergence around several things that fulfilled people do at work and home.