CONNECTING YOU WITH EXCEPTIONAL COMPANIES
Our four divisions support a multitude of businesses and industries across the province. We are constantly hiring for a variety of positions across all levels.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF WORKING WITH ABOUT STAFFING
The About Staffing team is dedicated to connecting you with exceptional employers.
We provide access to short term assignments, temporary-to-direct roles, and direct hire placements.
Confidentiality and privacy are a priority for us. And we are committed to upholding equity, diversity and inclusion through the entire hiring process.
We are the local staffing experts.
- Access to a hidden job market with hundreds of jobs not listed anywhere else thanks to 26 years in the business
- Recruiters who are eager to get you into a job you love
- The ability to see beyond your resume
- Connections to find you exclusive jobs
- Recruiters who have your back
- Candidates actively engaged in the recruitment process receive career advice and guidance, as well as interview tips and counseling
MASTERS AT MATCHING CULTURE®
At About Staffing, we believe in enhancing lives and creating meaningful workplace connections. This is the local staffing difference. We understand how important a good work environment is to not only your job satisfaction but your overall quality of life. At About Staffing, we have created an environment where we all Look Forward to Monday® and we seek to do the same for you.
We believe in getting to know our candidates by prioritizing the human-to-human connection that hiring requires. When you work with us you aren’t just a number, you’re a part of the team.
Who are you? What is your story? How are you different? These are all important questions we ask.
We offer a wide variety of jobs in all types of industries and positions. These postings are updated every day with new jobs so be sure to check frequently.
The first step in our process, visit our job board or apply page and submit a resume [and cover letter]. You can also find About Staffing job postings all across public job boards.
2. Resume Review
Once a resume has been submitted it goes to a recruiter for review. Every resume is reviewed by a human. You will hear from us if you meet the qualifications and skillsets we are looking for. Do not worry if you don’t hear from us right away, we will keep your resume on file as new positions open up every day, and we will contact you when a position fits your qualifications.
3. Phone Screen
If your resume matches the qualifications and skill sets needed, our recruiters will give you a call to further discuss what YOU are looking for; ensuring the opportunity aligns with your goals, aspirations, and desires. If the role matches you, and you match the role, a formal interview will be booked.
4. Online Registration
Once you and the recruiter have scheduled a meeting time, you will be sent an email confirmation with directions/instructions for your interview (whether this is in person or online). There will also be a link in the email labeled “Online Registration” you will be directed to complete this prior to your interview. This will create a candidate profile for you and allow you to highlight your preferences in terms of working location, type of roles, salary expectations, etc.
6. Skill Testing
Depending on the nature of the role that you are seeking; we will send you some skill testing to complete after the interview. This allows our recruiters to gauge your comfortability in certain software/platforms and responsibilities.
7. Reference Checks
We ask for 3 professional references and towards the end of the interview process, we will request permission to contact your references.
8A. Client Interviews
Once your interview process with our internal recruiters has been completed and both you and the recruiter feel good about the opportunity discussed; the recruiter will make the introduction between you and the hiring company. The recruiter will then schedule a meeting where you can meet the team, get a feel for the environment, and gain further understanding of the role and the company you would be working with directly.
(DIRECT HIRE ONLY)
8B. Assignment Offered
Our recruiters get new jobs every day. During your interview, the recruiter may discuss multiple opportunities with you to figure out what you would like to do. If there is a job available that matches what you are seeking, the recruiter can offer that assignment to you right then and get you all set up to work as soon as the next day or week. (Subject to availability)
9A. Offer Extended
Upon successful completion of the interview process with the hiring company, the About Staffing recruiters facilitate the extension of a job offer. They work as the middleman, the professional matchmaker; if you will, to ensure that the offer presented meets your expectations and support in negotiations as needed.
(DIRECT HIRE ONLY)
9B. Assignment Accepted
Once you have committed to an assignment, our team will get you set up in our payroll/timesheet system. You will receive an email with all your assignment details, so you know where to go, who to ask for, what to wear, how much you are getting paid, etc.
You will also get a secure email from our payroll department requesting your banking information and submission of tax forms.
10A. Offer Accepted
Congrats! You have now accepted your new job and started on the next step of your career. Your new employer will take over walking you through the onboarding process.
(DIRECT HIRE ONLY)
All casual/temporary/contract employees get paid weekly via direct deposit. Your pay will be directly deposited into your account every Friday for the previous week’s hours worked.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do your services cost anything?
No. Our services are always free for job seekers.
How do I stay in touch?
We recommend you bookmark our job postings page to keep an eye on new postings. Keep in touch with us as well if you find another job opportunity or if anything should change on your resume.
What have you got to lose? Submit your resume today!
Where do I start?
The first step is to send in your resume. We must review your resume to see if we are currently working on any positions that may be a fit for you. Find out how to do this by clicking on the link Apply.
I've sent in my resume. Now what happens?
Your resume is in the hands of our recruiters. If a recruiter thinks you may be a good fit for one of the positions they are working on, you will be called to arrange an interview. This process typically takes 5 to 10 business days after you have sent in your resume. If you do not hear from us, we most likely do not have an available position that is a fit for you at this time. Feel free to apply again or send in an updated resume in the future.
I have been called by your office for an initial interview. What's next?
We will send you an email confirming your online interview time. This email will also contain a link to our online registration form. Please complete this registration form prior to coming in for your interview.
What can I expect of this Initial job interview?
This is a formal job interview with one of our recruiters. We want to know why our clients should hire you, and how we can help you achieve your employment goals. Dress professionally and present us with your skills, knowledge, abilities, and other employment-related characteristics. The entire interview process typically takes 15 to 45 minutes. You may be asked to do some program or personality profiling related to the work you are looking for.
I have completed my initial interview. When will I be contacted about a job opportunity?
This will be different for each candidate. At About Staffing, we are all about making the right fit to suit your needs and our clients’ needs. When we think we have a fit for you, we will call you and talk to you about the available position. What we ask of you is that you call us to check in every 1-2 weeks so that we can keep your file up-to-date, and to inform us that you are still looking for work. You can also check the job postings on our website and call us if there are any available positions that you would like to be considered for.
Can I apply at other agencies and look for jobs on my own?
Yes. We encourage you to actively seek work on your own. We do ask, however, that you let us know if you have found work by other means so that we can deactivate your file.
How do I get a job in Alberta if I am from out of country?
Information on these regulations can be found on the Government of Alberta website here: https://www.albertacanada.com/WorkingInAlberta_w.pdf
Do I need to have a valid SIN number?
Yes, in order for About Staffing to place you we will need to have all the required information to make sure you get paid for your assignment, including your SIN.