Colombia: Steady Economic Growth Results in Positive Employment Outlook

Recent economic information regarding Colombia shows growth in the second quarter exceeding expectations. Amid falling commodity prices, a boom in the construction industry prevented a greater slowdown in the...

N. America: Price Drop Causing Continued Oil and Gas Layoffs and Talent Migration

In just over a year, the price of oil per barrel has dropped roughly 60% from June 2014. Last month the price of U.S.-produced West Texas Intermediate hovered in...

Mexico: Expiring Drug Patents Boost Hiring in Biotechnology

Mexico has a winning strategy for the development, production and distribution of generic drugs. The region boasts the largest penetration of generic drugs of any country on the globe...

United States: Reshoring Trend Gaining Popularity with Call Center Operators

Reasonable labor rates, an abundance of workers and plentiful real estate in the Southwest, Southeast and Midwest have attracted the majority of U.S.-based call and contact center operators, who...

Canada: Unemployment on the Rise Due to Retail Job Cuts

The hiring market outlook is more positive in North America, than in South or Central America, for the first time since the economic downturn nearly a decade ago. Impacting...

Brazil: Economy Expected to Return After Difficult Year

Foreign investments into Latin America, particularly as they relate to natural resources and utilities have increased. An example would be recent gains and larger holdings acquired by China across...

Canadian Manufacturing Sector Strong Despite Continued Need for Skilled Workers

The Canadian manufacturing industry is one of the largest industries in Canada, employing more than 10 percent of the Canadian workforce (more than 1.8 million people) with roughly 80,000...

Mexico: Growth Amid Stagnation in the Manufacturing Industry

Mexico's manufacturing sector employs approximately 8 million workers. An additional 4 million work in construction, power generation and mining. Manufacturing accounts for 35 percent of the country’s GDP and...

Mexico: Congress Approved Energy Reform Opens Oil and Gas Sector to Private Companies and...

The oil and gas industry in Mexico has entered an exciting time. After 76 years of nationalized oil, the Mexican Congress approved an energy reform that opens Mexico’s oil...

Colombia: Continued Engineering Opportunities in Oil and Gas

Colombia remains one of the world’s most unique oil and gas producers. Its government remains highly supportive of the industry and Colombia’s education system continues to train highly skilled...