Tips for Candidates
Temporary staffing candidates need more than just their skills and track record. Presentation is just as important for temporary staff applicants, as it is for permanent candidates. Your personal appearance, your resume, your timeliness for appointments, and your writing skills — they all matter to the prospective employer. We have dozens of tips and articles to help you (see below), with new features coming each week.
The importance of a well written resume
"I am not an English teacher, I am not a professional proofreader, I am however someone who cannot abide typos, incorrect grammar or simple sloppiness in a professional document. Whether you are writing your resume, your website, your blog or an e-mail, whatever you write is a representation of you." — a Recruiter
For Temporary Candidates
Employers could be Liable for Negative References
Employers could be Liable for Negative References Nobody knows exactly when checking references became a staple crop on the human resource landscape. Perhaps a time machine would reveal that our prehistoric cave-dwelling ancestors did some background work to ensure that the Columbian Mammoth hunter they were recruiting ticked all …
Preparing for an Interview: Candidate Checklist
Job interviews are a lot like first dates. There is only one opportunity to make a good first impression, and awkwardness or a lack of confidence can reflect quite poorly. That is why preparing for the interview process in advance is essential for any candidate wishing to stand out amidst …
5 Ways a Recruiting Agency Can Help With Your Job Search
Many job seekers view a recruiting agency as a last resort. They think of a recruiting agency as a place to dump their resume, in the hopes of finding some temp work until they find a real job on their own. If you’ve ever thought this way about a recruiting …
5 Ways a Recruiting Agency Can Help Canadian Businesses
Labour laws vary from country to country. Every country has its own unique set of employment issues. Every country has to deal with different sets of industry trends. Of course, Canada is no different. Being part of a Canadian business you would want to partner with a recruiting agency which …
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