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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

As Canada Emerges From Economic Uncertainty How Will The Insurance Sector Fare?

As most analysts agree, Canada is emerging from the economic uncertainties that hung over us for the past year. This is great news for most industries, but what about the insurance sector?

This article looks at the costs and risks that insurance has faced over the past year and really makes you think about stability?

We here at CMS have several very large & stable clients in the insurance sector and we invite you to look at our current insurance opportunities. If you're working for a smaller organization or if you're uncertain at all about where your employer can take you over the next year, why don't you get in touch with us and see if we've got a better opportunity for you.

Monday, August 30, 2010

The double edged sword of social networking - how to use it & how to lose it!

There's no doubt that Facebook, Twitter and a myriad of other social networking sites have changed the world - this is no less true when you look at your job-hunt.

As this article points out, some countries are trying to prevent employers from screening potential candidates through social networking sites, but a recent Careerbuilder survey sites as many as 45% of hiring professionals use these sites to screen out candidates - or at least research their potential candidates.

The article contains several great tip on how to use (and how not to use) social networking to your favor in a job-hunt.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Alberta & BC Are The Top Provinces For Canada's Job-Growth - Where Are You Looking?

The San Francisco Chronicle has just released numbers saying that Alberta & BC are the leading provinces for Canada's economic rebound. What does that mean for your job-hunt?

First of all, we've seen a big jump in orders in both of these provinces and one client in particular has asked us to source an HR Generalist to assist with the high volume recruiting they anticipate - you can look at the job-description here.

To add to this, we've seen a lot of demand for sales & marketing and insurance professionals in BC.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Regional Management Role in Ottawa for an Independent Adjuster Who Is Ready To Advance

This is a positing with one of Canada's leading IAs, running a segment of their Ontario operations as a Regional Manager. This role will be based in Ottawa and it offers you tremendous advancement opportunities.

Our client prides themselves on their stability as an employer and go to great lengths to maintain their current growth rate without jeopardizing their stability.

Take a look at the position description and get in touch with us if you'd like more information. Or, click this link to send us a copy of your resume right away and we can get in touch with you.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Optimism is in the air in the wholesale sector - how is your workplace?

Our clients in the electrical wholesale sector are planning for an economic rebound over the coming months and have implemented quite a few growth initiatives for their intermediate staff for the coming years.

They want to know where your employer is going to take you?

Do you see growth with your current employer and do you feel stimulated? If not, now is a terrific time to change to a team that will grow as you grow.

In particular, we have inside sales positions for those with electrical experience in Calgary and Edmonton. Please get in touch with us if you'd like to discuss any of these opportunities or check out our Sales & Marketing postings to see if there is something else better suited to your career.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

New Job Opportunity for an Accounting Supervisor

We've been asked by one of our clients, a leader in the insurance services sector, to fill a new Supervisory position in their accounting & client care group. This position will put you on a fast-track into more & more leadership responsibilities so we are looking for Calgary's best managers to apply!

Very strong compensation & benefits are waiting for you so check out this opportunity and get in touch with us for any more information!

Monday, August 23, 2010

Exciting Opportunity To Develop Our Client's Group Benefits Package.

One of our clients has asked us to source a business development manager for their new line of group benefits in Alberta. This is a great time to enter this sector and our client is an insurance writer backed with very strong resources.

This will prove to be a perfect stepping stone for someone in a brokerage looking to develop their career!

Take a look at the position description and get in touch with us for more information.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Alberta Wholesale Numbers Are On The Rise - How About Yours?

Numbers just released show that despite an overall decline across Canada, wholesale figures are on the rise in Alberta. Our clients in the electrical wholesale sector see this as an indication of things to come and have secured our services to source several new roles across the province.

Look at our Sales Opportunities for an example of what we are filling right now in areas like Calgary & Edmonton all the way to smaller regions like Medicine Hat and Lloydminster.

Don't see something that fits right now? Get in touch with us and we can give you the inside scoop for positions that are coming up in the near future.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The insurance sector is booming and we're looking for your automotive adjusting experience!

As we told you in a recent blog post, the recent hailstorm in Calgary hit a record for damages and our insurance clients are looking to us to help them fill in-house adjuster roles.

This would be a perfect opportunity to make the most of your automotive appraisal experience and get some insurance experience on your resume. If you know how to operate the Mitchel estimating system we want to hear from you!

Please, get in touch with us and we can discuss some of the opportunities we're working on.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Bring Your Water Treatment Experience to the Private Sector

In the private sector, your ambition and drive are the only limiting factors for your own growth! If you're looking to grow and develop this one will not disappoint! This is a position ideally suited to a municipal employee who wants to make more of their career.

Review our other current openings and get in touch with us if you see anything that interests you!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Calgary's Summer Hail Storm is the Most Expensive in Canada's History - Property Adjusters, We're Looking For You!

It's official; July 12th hail storm in Central Alberta is now officially the most expensive hail storm in Canada's history and the insurance industry has never been hotter! Our clients are looking to our expertise as insurance recruiters to fill some very unique property adjusting roles.

Keep checking our insurance postings for more information.

Or, you could get in touch with us directly to stay informed!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Calgary's Housing Starts are Up 54% From Last Year - What's This Mean for the Wholesale Sector?

While housing starts across the country slow, Calgary is still well ahead of last year. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says that Calgary is up 54% from last year!

This is just another reason why our clients in the wholesale sector are beefing up their staff from sales to management. Along with a recovering industry, our clients are planning for the coming years and investing in what they can secure right now.

Have you been treated fairly over the past year by your employer? Do you think a move would bring back the excitement in going to work and the satisfaction of a job well done? If so, you should take a look at our sales positions for more information on some of the exciting opportunities we're filling in the wholesale sector. Get in touch with us if you see anything that interests you!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Calling North America's Top Project Managers - Check This One Out

Our client is one of Calgary's leading General Contractors and they have secured several large projects for the coming year. They are looking to pay top-dollar for top-talent and if that's you, then you should get in touch with us!

These are high-scale commercial projects valued in excess of $50M so we're looking for managers who have managed these types of projects. Our client can put you to work immediately and put you on a track to develop your career with what is bound to be some of Calgary's most noteworthy projects!

Look at the position description and then get in touch with us for more information.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

As Oil Sand Activity Picks Up, So Do Jobs in the Environmental Sector

Alberta's oil industry is getting busier and busier and demand is increasing for environmental professionals. To add to this, succession planning is becoming quite a trend and our clients are looking to our expertise in the envrionmental sector to source tomorrow's management.

Take a look at our Engineering & Environmental jobs to see if we can help you move your career on to a management track today! Stay in touch with us on Twitter and Facebook as more openings are just around the corner.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

A Managerial Role for a Lawyer in the Insurance Sector

Our client, a leading national insurer, is looking to our expertise in executive level recruitment to source a managing lawyer to oversee their Calgary legal team.

Please review the posting and get in touch with us if you have any questions or know someone who would be interested in this.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The power utility market is booming and CMS can help you make the most of your experience!

Canadians are using more & more electricity and as the utility market across Canada booms, employers are looking to recruiting experts like CMS to deliver the best talent.

We're proud to be working with some of Canada's top employers in this market and on their behalf we want to talk to you about what you can do with your career in power transmission!

Look at our Utility, Transmission & Distribution jobs and get in touch with us to discuss how we can take your experience to a higher level!