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When is the Right Time for a Career Change?

Changing careers can be nerve wracking. Whether you’ve spent a number of years building contacts and experience in an industry, or you’ve just finished education for a certain career, you may take a look at your job prospects and think “I want something different”. That’s okay. Being fulfilled in your career is important, in order…

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Business in Edmonton Features Candice Rookes

Candice Rookes, one of our co-founders, was interviewed by Business in Edmonton about her experiences in business, what she has learned, and what it’s like as the new President of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Edmonton. The interview discusses the goals Recruitment Partners Inc. was built on and how the organization can help companies grow their staff with…

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How to Retain Millennial Workers for the Long Haul

By Snober Bains Millennials are generally defined as “a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000”. As an elder of said generation, I feel it’s important to understand why Gen Y, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, is of particular interest in pop culture, marketing and, most importantly in this context, the workplace….

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How Do I Make a POSITIVE Lasting Impression?

By Lily Brooks “Almost everyone will make a good first impression, but only a few will make a good lasting impression” — Sonya Parker Let’s be frank. Interviews are (usually) not fun. This is tough, especially when we consider how truly important they are. Depending on how much we want the job, there’s an element…

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How to Reassure Your Employer as You Work from Home

By Rae Shungur Working from home. “Blah, blah, blah,” is probably what you’re thinking by now, “great, another article on how to win employee of the month, from my kitchen office”. Well, that’s what this article is all about—my deep thoughts on how to keep the old career engine revving as you fuse comfortable sweatpants…

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7+ Surprising Employee Benefits Trends [2021]

As employees and workplaces are constantly changing and evolving, especially in the age of COVID-19 restrictions, it makes sense that trends about Employee Benefits are also evolving. If you’re searching for ways to provide perks and benefits to your employees, you’ll want to pay attention to how the employee benefit trends are evolving and stay…

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Why Effective Workplace Communication is so Critical

By Joe Gagliardi Effective communication in the workplace has always been a tenet of a dynamic  leadership team. However, too often this commitment to effective communication gets lost  in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day business. Then you layer on a once in a 100-year pandemic where communication is even more critical, yet it gets…

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How Much Recruitment Agencies Charge?

By Snober Bains A simple question with a not so simple answer (cue groan from audience). My answer is, “It depends”! Unfortunately, not all firms are made equal, and, therefore, not all recruiting firms charge a similar cost for what might appear to be a similar service, which makes comparison between firms not an Apples-to-Apples…

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The Big Picture

CPAs share their insight on how the designation provides the skills to help you see the big picture. Soft skills can prove to be invaluable when it comes to success in the professional world. They are the non-technical competencies related to how employees work, such as customer service, communication, problem-solving, and teamwork. Some of these…

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