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MOL Summer Safety Blitz: Young/New Workers

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced a new safety blitz starting in May will focus on young and new workers.  Inspectors will be checking young and new workers: Are properly oriented, trained and supervised on jobs. Meet minimum age requirements Are protected by safety measures to prevent injuries. They …

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Four-Day Workweek Saves $1.8 Million

Here is some food for thought for companies looking to save money and potentially improve employee job satisfaction. Four-Day Workweek Saves $1.8 Million in Utah, Makes Workers Happy

Poll: Social Media Policies

We’ve posted our first poll on the right side of this blog.  We’re wondering if you’ve implemented policies regarding social media in the workplace.  Just a simple yes or no question for the time being.  We will be pulling together thoughts and discussing social media’s place in the workplace, since …

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Forget the Resume, Kill on the Cover Letter

Here is a great article that speaks to the importance of a good cover letter.  I liked that it plainly says anyone can make a good/decent resume (though I’m sure our recruiters might disagree), not everyone can write a stellar cover letter. Forget the resume, kill on the cover letter …

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Welcome to Our Newest Director

Pivotal has been working with clients in British Columbia and Alberta for a couple years now, and recently we needed to hire a new HR Director to assist in the West.  So please leave a comment and say hello to Sarah Chapman.  A Vancouver native, Sarah comes to Pivotal with …

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"Management Sucks" – PROFIT Magazine

Our president was quoted in a PROFIT magazine article about employer rating sites.

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