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How to be a Leader: 4 Rules of Leadership Greatness

How to be a Great Leader in Good and Tough Times: 4 Rules of Leadership Greatness Over the years watching some leaders struggle, while others thrive, one thing is apparent:  Good leaders are hard to find and the wrong leader can lead to long-term damage. Good leaders attract, retain and surround themselves with top talent, higher…

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Congratulations to Bronwyn & Paul Shaw!

On January 3rd our very own Recruitment Coordinator, Bronwyn Sandberg, tied the knot and is now officially Bronwyn Shaw! We are sending out our biggest congratulations and so much love to this beautiful bride and her new husband. We wish you all of the happiness in the world! We are looking forward to Bronwyn’s return to the office so…

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Another Happily Placed Candidate!

Recently we received this AWESOME feedback from one of our quality candidates, after placing her in a new job that she loves! This excited candidate’s message was the best part of our day and reminded us that what we love to do really matters. Luckily it’s what we do best! She writes:   “I love…

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9 Things you Wish Job Candidates Knew – by Jeff Haden

Sure, you’ll consider their qualifications. But admit it: This is what you’re really looking for during interviews. Jeff HadenBy Jeff Haden – @Jeff_Haden on Twitter   Job candidates say a lot during an interview. As the interviewer, so do you. But there’s a lot you wish you could say to job candidates well before the…

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40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Recently this excellent article from Jeff Haden was borough to our attention and recognized as extremely helpful when it comes to proper grammar! Read through the following and save yourself some embarrassment. 40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb – From Jeff Haden on Linked In While I like to think I know a little…

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How To Write a Resume

One of the most common discussions I have with candidates seems to be regarding feedback on their resumes and how they can build a proper resume – which is not always an easy task. It seems that there are so many tips out there – be it from recruitment agencies, internet sites, or resume writing services. How does anyone build a…

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Why Haven’t You Found a Job Yet?

“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” –Thomas Edison.   As a recruiter on one of the largest and most tenured Temporary Placement teams in the city, I’ve seen nearly every reason under the sun that candidates find themselves unemployed in this tight market. As of July 2014, Alberta…

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Diamond in the ruff? I sure hope so!

At the end of our team meeting I was “encouraged” to contribute to our site by adding a small blog; “A Blog” I said “Yep” she replied. “What did you want me to write about?” I asked intently (I thought this was a pretty fair question as I haven’t really been asked to do this…

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5 Reasons why it is hard to hire great people today – via Jeff Zinser

An excellent article worth reading from Jeff Zinser – the owner and founder of Right Recruiting , an executive search firm based in Philadelphia. Right Recruiting’s clientele is comprised of national and local businesses, and Zinser specializes in both contingency and retained search.   5 reasons why it is hard to hire great people today…

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