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Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous and Cristina Schultz

Your stories about spending months looking for work. Pounding the pavement, hunting for work for six months or more. That’s how we are defining long-term unemployment In Alberta, a third of job seekers are in this position. We’re joined by Alicia Planincic, an economist and manager of policy and economics with the Business Council of Alberta, and Cristina Schultz, a senior recruiting specialist with About Staffing in Calgary, to talk about this.

May 26th, 2022

CTV Morning Live High Fives and Compromise

Sharlene Massie, the owner of About Staffing, talks about her new book High Fives and Compromise, 25 Lessons in 25 Years on CTV Morning Live. Learn about struggles when starting a new business and how to build up your resistance. Order your copy here.

May 16th, 2022

About Staffing Recruitment Manager in Interview

'Canadians are worried': new poll suggests cost of living crisis is bad...and getting worse

“Canadians are expecting a rough economic ride in 2023, according to a new nationwide Pollara survey. It shows that many in the country are concerned about the rising cost of living and their jobs — and aren’t very optimistic about what’s on the horizon.”

January 12th, 2023


In The Media


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Video Library


JOBSHIFT – The Job Seeker Tool for Everybody

JOBSHIFT is live!

Jobs outlook in Calgary surrounding COVID-19 concerns Mar 12th, 2020

Job Crunch May 7th, 2021

Online Interview Advice

COVID-19: Tips for Leaders and Employees Apr 16th, 2021 

Achieve Your Goals in 2019
Jan 7th, 2019

Elevator Pitches Oct 1st, 2018

Business in Calgary Leaders Award Jul 4th, 2018

5 Habits of Effective Managers May 7th, 2018

The Energy Sector Apr 2nd, 2018

Job Seeking Advice Mar 5th, 2018

New Provincial Employment Legislation  Feb 5th, 2018

Alberta Economy Update Jan 15th, 2018

Unemployment Goes Down Dec 19th, 2017

How to Raise Workplace Spirits Dec 4th, 2017

Hidden Job Opportunities Nov 6th, 2017

Do you Wait for the Perfect Job? Oct 9th, 2017

When you are unemployed and looking for work Sep 4th, 2017

Calgary Job Market Update Aug 15th, 2017

Giving Back Jul 9th, 2017

Alberta Employers Hopeful Dec 22nd, 2016

Holiday Staff Parties Dec 19th, 2016

Tip to Best Utilize your Time Oct 11th, 2016

Discrimination Facing Job Seeking Seniors Oct 7th, 2016

No Such Thing as a Perfect Job Sep 9th, 2016

Re-entering the workplace Aug 16th, 2016

Albertans Don’t Want Temporary Jobs Aug 10th, 2016

Getting a Second Job Jun 4th, 2016

Summer Job Hunting May 9th, 2016

Optimism in the Calgary Market Mar 12th, 2016

Dating in the Workplace Feb 8th, 2016

Welcome to About Staffing Aug 10th, 2011

Applying for your first job Jun 21st, 2010

Mistakes that could kill your career May 31st, 2010

Making yourself more valuable in the workplace Apr 19th, 2010

Communicating effectively in the workplace Mar 15th, 2010

Talking to your boss Feb 22nd, 2010

Current employment Jan 29th, 2010

Workplace Stress

Tips on Finding Employment

Updating Your Resume

How to Change Your Career

Job Trends

Social Media and Applying for Jobs