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Posted By Jackie Burns, VP Western Region, on Friday, Nov 28, 2014
Demand for millwrights continues to climb across the country, especially in the Forestry industry, with national shortages affecting many sites.
In a candidate-tight, highly competitive market, companies need to focus not only on filling current talent needs, but on creating a talent pipeline to meet future requirements.
Despite the excellent opportunities for millwrights and stationary engineers across Canada, it is not a well-known trade and it does not have enough people choosing to study for the necessary qualifications. Companies need to work with schools and colleges to increase interest, and create apprentice and entry-level positions to help them enter the industry and gain experience.
When employers are experiencing a skill shortage it’s easy to focus on keeping the lights on – attracting the experienced candidates that the organization needs now to maintain equipment and keep a site operating efficiently. However, a short-term viewpoint means these shortages will continue to cause problems for Canadian industry.