The About Staffing Blog

Welcome to the world of About Staffing where we discuss all things relevant to the employment, recruitment and staffing industry.

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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Dec 2015
CTV Morning Live Archive Videos


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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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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Oct 2015
You Have 6 Seconds to Grab a Recruiter's Attention - Here's How to Do It

by Lily Zhang

With the huge number of applications a job opening usually gets, it’s frustrating—but not much of a surprise—that most recruiters spend all of six seconds looking at your resume.So, what’s a job seeker to do? Stop putting effort into perfecting your resume...
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Sep 2015
20 Tips to Dress Appropriately for Work

by Vivian Giang

Whether you like it or not, the way you look plays a role in your success in the modern workplace. “The problem with appearance is that it translates to performance,” says Nicole Williams, a career expert at LinkedIn. “Even if your boss doesn’t think that ...
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