We just saw an article in Canadian HR Reporter that we thought would be of interest to our NTES Membership. Looks like we aren’t the only ones that need more Engineers:
“Canada is facing a short supply of engineers with more than 10 years of specialized experience, according to a report by Engineers Canada.
About 95,000 professional engineers will retire by 2020. Canada will face a skills shortage because the workforce cannot be replaced fast enough by incoming Canadian or experienced internationally trained graduates, said Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2020.
The report found that supply and demand imbalances are becoming more serious. While engineering labour market conditions vary from region to region, markets must find ways to strike a balance between retiring workers and training incoming graduates and international engineers interested in working in Canada.” Read the full article here.