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20
Jun 2014
Choosing Optimism

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It seems to me that we all need a break from the news and media doom and gloom; the flood, more jobs lost, murders, and fires, and costs rising, and on and on. For Alberta, 2013 has been a rough year, so now is the time to really notice the positives and quit sobbing in the dark....
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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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31
Mar 2015
Making a Great First Impression

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You’ve made it past the interview process and you’ve landed the job. You are ready to start the first day of the rest of your life. Now you are the new person for a while. You want to make a great first impression and let everyone know that you are there to work, but ...
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16
Jun 2014
Poor Resume Equals No Job For You

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Regardless of industry and field demands, the amount of resumes any staffing agency receives never stops. My issue is the lack of quality in the resumes!  We can look at the issue with frustration, or we can look at the humorous side of the picture! I pic...
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