The About Staffing Blog

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

19
Feb 2018
Looking for a Job?

by Sharlene Massie

 Looking for a Job? Applicants who are looking for a job, often ask me about how to indicate what they are looking for in an employer or position. When doing up a resume, the goal is to get the interview.  In the interview, the goal is to get an offer.  When r...
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09
Feb 2018
My Black And White, Times New Roman, Size 12 Resume

by Denise Ebata

 You are a two-page document! In a desperate pursuit to apply to as many jobs as possible, we quickly throw together a resume to be one of the first applicants to fill a recruiter’s inbox. As a recruitment and employment agency based in Calgary, we see this everyd...
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20
Jan 2018
You have 38 minutes! Prepare for an Emergency

by Sharlene Massie

You have 38 minutes! Prepare for an Emergency The last speech I gave in public was mid-2014 when I presented to a large group of locally owned and operated staffing agencies throughout the United States. My presentation topic was disaster recovery plans. My main point focuse...
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13
Jan 2018
Don't Forget About the Local Guys

by Sharlene Massie

Don’t Forget About the Local Guys As many of you know, About Staffing is a locally owned business. Over the course of its life, we have seen many ups and downs and are thankful for those that have continuously supported a local business. It is often overlooked what cha...
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17
Jul 2017
Time To Work

by Sharlene Massie

There is a time for work, a time for play, and we should allow time for rest.  But, we rarely do fully rest, unless we go off the grid for awhile.  Being in nature, to hike, or even sit and smell the clean air is needed now more than ever.  I noticed a few weeks ag...
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