Temporary labour is a concept that has become more and more relevant in the past decade, especially in the past few years. The number of temporary workers employed by staffing companies tripled from 1984 to 1994, and its growth is one of the most important events that has occurred in labour markets recently. There has been […]
About Micah Shaw
Micah Shaw is a temporary labour specialist. He began his career in 2002 as the owner of a franchised temporary labour provider. He now oversees the operations of all divisions of the Constructive Solutions Group. He is involved in all aspects of the businesses, and writes on all things temporary labour & recruitment. Follow him on Google+.
Entries by Micah Shaw
The main goal of these changes seems to be aimed at encouraging employers to focus on Canadian recruitment, retention and training even more. Some of the general processing has changed but all of our clients are still eligible to participate in the program. How Constructive Solutions Inc. is assisting our clients with these changes: Employers […]
According to The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)’s 2014 Crude Oil Forecast, oil sands are expected to drive oil production growth to 2030. Canadian oil production is projected to grow by an annual average of 4% (or 175,000 barrels) per day from now until then. That’s a significant and steady increase, and companies are […]
One week ago, on May 26, 2014, the City of Edmonton was given a pledge of $150 million from the federal government towards the cost of Edmonton’s Southeast LRT expansion plan from Downtown Edmonton to Mill Woods. The $150 million from Ottawa was matched by Premier Alison Redford’s (one of her final acts as premier) […]
According to the Government of Canada, the Canadian born workforce is on a steady decline. Employers across the country are experiencing skilled labour shortages, and Stats Canada foresees that before the middle of the next decade, almost all labour force growth will come from immigration (Government of Canada, 2014). Enter the utilization of foreign recruitment […]