• Networking

    A quick guide to networking in Canada

    If you’re looking to advance your career, then you’ll need to make sure you take full advantage of the opportunities for networking in Canada. Outpost Recruitment founder, Ruairi Spillane, explains. Why do some construction professionals follow a seamless upward path from role to role? How do recruitment agencies know exactly…

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  • construction in Canada

    What job titles are used in construction in Canada?

    Transitioning to work in construction in Canada as a newcomer can be difficult. When you lack local experience it’s crucial that you can get up to speed on the local market as quickly as possible. At Outpost Recruitment, we understand what employers are looking for when assessing international candidates.  In…

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  • custom LinkedIn profile URL

    How to create a short, custom LinkedIn profile URL

    We all know having a LinkedIn profile is a crucial resource in your job search. But the default LinkedIn profile URL can be long, clunky, and difficult to include on a resume or CV. Luckily, LinkedIn provides an option for you to create a short, custom LinkedIn profile URL. By default, your URL…

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  • How to use LinkedIn

    How to use LinkedIn for successful construction networking

    It’s not enough to simply exist on social media – you need to know how to use LinkedIn if you want to get the most out of it. Outpost Recruitment founder, Ruairi Spillane, explains. LinkedIn has become a crucial networking, information sharing and personal branding tool for construction and engineering…

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  • Immigrate to Canada

    How do I immigrate to Canada?

    Do you want to immigrate to Canada to develop your career, but not sure how to do it? Outpost Recruitment has helped candidates with Canadian work permits find jobs since 2011. If you’re interested in applying for a permit, so you can legally work in Canada, here’s how to obtain…

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  • Construction Resume in Canada

    #4: How to sell your project experience in an engineering or construction resume in Canada

    Want to impress with your engineering or construction resume in Canada? Take the time to learn how to communicate your project experience. Outpost Recruitment founder, Ruairi Spillane, explains how. Our last blog focused on how to build a results-focused resume for engineering and construction jobs in Canada. Given most construction…

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  • Engineering and construction jobs in Canada

    #3: How to build a results-focused resume for engineering and construction jobs in Canada

    Focus on demonstrating quantifiable results if you want to impress hiring managers for engineering and construction jobs in Canada. Outpost Recruitment founder, Ruairi Spillane, explains how. Our previous post, How to write a resume for construction and engineering jobs in Canada, highlighted the format that your killer resume should take. The biggest…

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  • Engineering jobs in Canada

    #2: How to write a resume for construction and engineering jobs in Canada

    Our previous post, How to add $10K to your salary!, highlighted the financial benefit of writing a unique, results-focused resume that sells your potential. This blog will focus on how to write a resume in the best format, to help you win construction and engineering jobs in Canada. Our next…

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  • engineering resume

    #1: How to add $10K to your salary! – The power of a killer construction / engineering resume (CV) in Canada

    For four years, I’ve been consuming resumes non-stop. I review one construction or engineering resume after another, and decide whether to invest my time in learning more about the candidate. Time is finite. In HR, we decide which candidates will help our clients by scanning their resume. Sometimes we see…

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  • Outpost Recruitment: Don Breen Career Profile

    How can I be a Construction Project Manager in Canada? Our career profile of Alan Moat.

    Curious about a career as a Construction Project Manager in Canada? Get a snapshot of what it’s like, thanks to this career profile of Alan Moat. At Outpost Recruitment, we strive to build learning tools to help newcomers be successful in Canada. We’ve invited a range of successful immigrants, across various…

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