Life After Mile 26

Posted by Rudi Asseer on Nov 3, 2017 1:15:20 PM

Running marathons taught me to be better at business. Here’s why…

Those who know me understand that I’m one of those peculiar individuals that likes to run absurd distances. And this weekend, I’ll be running the prestigious New York City Marathon for the first time. 

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Office Culture – The Fifth Element

Posted by Brendan Lowry on Sep 15, 2017 8:31:27 AM

Salary? Term? Travel distance? Benefits? These are all significant pieces of the prospecting puzzle when choosing a potential employer, but what happens if you find that, after going over all the standard perks, nothing really stands out?

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Courage and Candour

Posted by Brittany Delgaty on Sep 13, 2017 4:18:08 PM

IMI’s Maria Gonzalez is taking advantage of the Material Handling industry’s phenomenal growth, breaking down gender stereotypes to build a great career.

When it comes to construction, transportation and warehousing careers, women aren’t easy to find. In Canada, only 2.5% of females in the workforce are employed in transportation and warehousing, compared to 7.4% of males. At IMI, we employ thousands of people in the material handling sector, and yes, most of them are male. But then I heard about Maria Maldonado Gonzalez.

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NETWORKING - It's not what you know, it's WHO you know

Posted by Brendan Lowry on Sep 13, 2017 4:03:11 PM

 That statement reminds me of Ron White, a stand-up comic and longstanding member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. I remember watching Ron’s Just For Laughs routine when I was a kid, where he spoke of a man in Florida who decided he was going to tie himself to a tree to prove he could withstand the force of a hurricane. Ron, as if to impart some wisdom on this intrepid individual, said “It’s not that the wind is blowing, it’s what the wind is blowing… If you get hit with a Volvo, it doesn’t really matter how many sit-ups you did that day”.

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New to Canada? Want to Work? EPIC!

Posted by Brendan Lowry on Sep 13, 2017 3:09:19 PM

 These days, how a company projects itself in the public eye is paramount. Perhaps it has something to do with the shift in cultural norms leading to a mainly “PC” outlook. Regardless, this idea of corporate social responsibility is a necessary part of any company’s (big or small) public relations strategy. As much as these efforts play into how an organization positions and markets themselves, they also tend to do a fair amount of good.

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7 AWESOME RESUME TIPS THAT WILL GET YOU HIRED

Posted by Jason McNaught on Sep 13, 2017 2:36:06 PM

 IMI’s Recruitm­­­ent Team sees thousands of resumes every year. If you want to catch their attention when applying for a job, here are a few simple recommendations that will help you stand out from the pack.

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