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07
Mar 2016
CTV Morning Live - About Staffing Career Change

by Ayla Stephen

 Watch video here: About Staffing - Changing CareersAbout Staffing CEO Sharlene Massie speaks with CTV Morning Live with advice on how to make a change in your career. Monday, March 7, 2016...
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23
Feb 2016
Calgary's Talent Pool Under Threat As Workers Poached By Other Provinces

by Colleen Underwood for CBC News

"For years, local recruiters have been luring skilled workers away from other provinces to come to work in Calgary. But now, companies from other provinces are dipping into the deepening pool of unemployed Calgary workers."I think it's a great strategy, even f...
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01
Feb 2016
CTV Morning Live - About Staffing Application Follow Up

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  Watch video here: About Staffing - Application Follow UpAbout Staffing CEO Sharlene Massie speaks with CTV Morning Live with advice on how to follow up on a job application.Monday, February 1, 2016 ...
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13
Jan 2016
CTV Morning Live - About Staffing Job Trends

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About Staffing Job Trends About Staffing is in to talk about job trendsMonday, Jan. 4, 2016...
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11
Jan 2016
What benefits are there to local sourcing and procurement?

by Kim Smith

"We have all heard that Calgary is a small big city and, when we need something, pick up the phone and just ask. When times are tight, a local supplier understands the need to communicate, negotiate and refer. When dollars are flowing, the Calgary community is generous to others....
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10
Dec 2015
CTV Morning Live Archive Videos

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Video segments from our CTV segments from January of 2013 to August 2015. Get some tips on work party etiquette, exit interview advice, staying healthy at work, performance reviews, and more! Click on the links to watch the segments.        ...
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09
Dec 2015
The Globe And Mail - Alberta has twice as many EI recipients as a year ago

by Rachelle Younglai

The number of Albertans on employment insurance benefits climbed to its highest level since the Great Recession, another sign of how hard the western province has been hit by the weak oil prices... Clicke here to see more Alberta has twice as many EI recipients as a year ago...
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27
Aug 2015
ABOUT STAFFING ANNOUNCES ALLIANCE WITH RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE!

by Tierra Munro

ABOUT STAFFING ANNOUNCES ALLIANCE WITH RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE!ABOUT STAFFING is excited to announce the launch of RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE certification for AS Candidates! We have exclusively partnered with Respect Group Inc. to ensure that all of the candidates we place are Re...
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07
Aug 2015
Business in Edmonton - What's on Your Resume?

by Nerissa McNaughton

What are Edmonton employers really looking for? As Alberta's workplaces continue to evolve, so do our hiring preferences.Business in Edmonton - What's on Your Resume?...
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21
Oct 2014
We Are People, Too (an article about the benefits of appreciating your temp)

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My experience as a temporary worker has been deeply personal. Beneath the kaleidoscopic matrix of the economy, the job market, global trends and exponential technological advancements, the basis of working as a temp is built on one's life choices and circumstances.I have worked a...
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15
Oct 2014
13 Stories of Candidates Spectacularly Tanking Their Job Interviews

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There are a lot of ways to blow the job interview. Express Employment Professionals recently released a report listing the five worst things you can do in the interview, and we felt compelled to point out at the time that this should be qualified as the worst thing you could do ...
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