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23
Jun 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - How to Prepare for Interviews

by Sharlene Massie

Interviews should be conducted in a private location, without interruptions.  You want to ensure you offer a relaxed environment to get the best information from a potential candidate.  Keep in mind, candidates are interviewing you and your company as well, so be sure t...
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16
Jun 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - How to write a Job Description

by Sharlene Massie

Job descriptions become outdated quickly, and employers rarely review them until they need hire someone, usually urgently!  Speaking with your current staff to find out what they are doing in their jobs, and what has changed, especially in today’s volatile workplace an...
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07
Mar 2016
CTV Morning Live - About Staffing Career Change

by Ayla Stephen

 Watch video here: About Staffing - Changing CareersAbout Staffing CEO Sharlene Massie speaks with CTV Morning Live with advice on how to make a change in your career. Monday, March 7, 2016...
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29
Feb 2016
Privacy and Personal Space in the Workplace

by Sharlene Massie

Personal space is very important to many employees, especially in today’s offices, where cubicles and workstations are the norm. Some tips and tricks to getting to know and respecting people’s boundaries are:Some people are very private and need a larger personal spac...
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23
Feb 2016
Calgary's Talent Pool Under Threat As Workers Poached By Other Provinces

by Colleen Underwood for CBC News

"For years, local recruiters have been luring skilled workers away from other provinces to come to work in Calgary. But now, companies from other provinces are dipping into the deepening pool of unemployed Calgary workers."I think it's a great strategy, even f...
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