MRO Magazine


February 1, 2012  

Nine ways to build employee confidence

However skilled and ambitious your employees may be, their greatest value often lies in their self-confidence. Confident, independent people possess courage and eagerness – and they’re strong self-starters.

September 1, 2011  

Can you be great?

How many 10-year-olds at school, when asked “What would you like to be when you grow up?” would reply “A maintenance manager.” A safe bet is that the answer is none.

April 1, 2011  

Study examines apprenticeship jobs during downturn

Ottawa, ON – Declines in employment between October 2008 and October 2009 were larger in occupations for which an apprenticeship program exists than in all other occupations combined, according to a new study from Statistics Canada. However,…

February 1, 2008  

Women gain ground in apprenticeship training

Ottawa, ON — Registrations for apprenticeship training programs increased in all major trade groups in 2005, Statistics Canada reported in November 2007. In addition, women are gaining ground in appr…

February 1, 2008  

The Skills Shortage: An Alternative Approach

I recently presented a paper at a shutdown/turnaround/ outage (STO) conference where there was a recurring comment among most of the presenters. One of the major problems that companies involved in ma…

December 1, 2007  

Become an At-work Superhero

Your mission: Solve some intractable problem. Put your maintenance team on the map. Launch a great way to reduce downtime. And pull these great accomplishments off just like an old-fashioned superhero…