CONNECTING YOU WITH EXCEPTIONAL CANDIDATES
Who Are We?
WE WANT TO FIND YOU YOUR NEXT GREAT HIRE
We are a team of lively, creative, dedicated professionals who create meaningful workplace connections. We take the time to truly understand your corporate culture and how to choose the best candidate, for not only the role but for the company as a whole. We are the Masters at Matching Culture®. We are so confident, we even trademarked it.
In a world dominated by technology and algorithms, we believe in the power of conversation and actual human connection. Our recruiter’s screen, meet, interview, and test every single candidate before presenting them to clients. We check credentials and conduct all necessary background, credit, and criminal checks.
We have experience in almost all industries and have developed a web of connections to allow us to fill positions quickly and confidently.
Over the last 26 years, we have worked with over 3,300 companies and placed over 31,000 candidates in both direct hire and temporary roles.
What We Do
CREATE A HIGH-PERFORMING TEAM AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Over 26 years in business, we have developed an innovative process that is seamless and efficient. We lighten your workload and reduce the stressors associated with hiring.
We do the following, just to name a few:
- Create compelling job descriptions
- Attract qualified candidates
- Source passive candidates
- Review resumes and identify the most qualified candidates
- Fill executive confidential placements
- Provide you with an off-site interview space
- Source from clients’ competitors
- Broker offers on your behalf
WHAT MAKES ABOUT STAFFING DIFFERENT?
You pay us to find the right candidates and that’s exactly what we do. No exceptions. We don’t just fill a position for the sake of filling it.
At About Staffing, we value the experience associated with our company. We live by our core values and present them to our valued customers every day. We offer stability, sincerity, enthusiasm, and loyalty in everything we do.
We have developed an extensive network of connections and a roster of high-quality candidates. Every candidate must pass through our rigorous screening process consisting of multiple interviews, background checks, and skill tests.
MASTERS OF MATCHING CULTURE®
We look at every placement as a human connection. You need team members who add value, fit your corporate culture, and are able to impact your company’s future.
LOCAL STAFFING DIFFERENCE
Being a Calgary-based local recruitment agency we have a deep understanding of the Albertan labour market. We understand the trends and quirks of the market, and how to navigate them. We are also the go-to local media experts.
As a full-service staffing agency, we have four main divisions to cover all possible positions, industries, and hiring needs. We also provide confidential hires for any position should you need it.
Accounting / Finance
Human Resources (HR)
Public Relations (PR)
Sales / Business Development
Confidential Head Hunting
Information Technician (IT)
Quality Assurance (QA)
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the advantages of using a staffing agency?
There are many benefits to using a recruitment agency for both employers and candidates
- Access to high-quality, diverse candidates
- Highly efficient in the practice of hiring
- Labour market experts recruiting 24/7
- Specialized in recruiting for various industries and occupation levels
Should I go through a staffing agency?
As an employer…
Hiring a staffing agency will help save you time and money. Through cost-effective staffing solutions, employers can gain access to a large pool of high-quality candidates and leverage the specialized knowledge of the agency.
What companies use staffing agencies?
Staffing agencies are hired by various companies from every sector and industry. They recruit for a variety of positions from entry-level upward to executive placements.
How much does it cost to use a staffing agency?
Staffing agencies charge employers for their services. They either charge upfront (retained search) or once a placement has been made (contingency search).
About Staffing is a contingency-based agency.
Candidates do not pay to register with a staffing agency.
How do fees work for Direct Hire?
Our fees are contingency-based. We will only invoice you or your affiliates once you decide to hire one of our exceptional candidates. There is no fee involved when reviewing resumes or interviewing our direct hire candidates.
How does About Staffing have so many candidates?
About Staffing is highly regarded with a strong reputation in the Alberta area, so we get the best resumes first and job seekers often come to us by referral. About Staffing markets itself prominently through many public mediums, which also draws in a large number of qualified candidates. Therefore, we are the agency of choice and top of mind for many job seekers.
How do fees work for Temporary Placements?
Hourly rates include the cost of payroll, candidate wages, vacation & statutory holiday pay, Employment Insurance, CPP, Worker’s Compensation, advertising, and other administrative costs that may be incurred. Rates are based on the candidate’s hourly pay in accordance with the position and experience needed, as well as the above costs. Generally, a rate range will be provided to our clients, depending on job duties required and different experience levels of the candidates available.
Does About Staffing recruit outside of Alberta?
About Staffing is a federally continued company, which allows us to recruit and place exceptional candidates in any industry across our beautiful nation. We are a cost-effective, expert organization with ties and far reaches. Through technology and a personal approach, we can search, attract, and present qualified people anywhere in Canada. We also have “friend” agencies that we work closely with across Canada and the United States, so we are happy to facilitate an introduction to the local and respected staffing agencies.