New Year’s Business Resolutions

Here we are, another new year. Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? Are you still going to the gym? Is it a dry January? Whatever your resolutions may be, it’s something most of us do. It’s that clean perspective with a new year. While we are making our personal resolutions, why not make […]

Autonomous Intelligence; the machines are coming for your job (part 1)

There’s a lot of talk about artificial intelligence and autonomous everything these days. Even I am not immune to it in my staffing world. A little while ago, I read an article by a guy who believed Autonomous Trucks were a long, long way off. So far away, that it might as well be never. […]

Embracing the Better – Elevating Employment Rights to be a Leader

September marks one year since 23 year-old Amina Diaby was killed in a workplace accident at Fiera Foods. It was an accident that could have been easily prevented. This is one of those stories that hits close to home. I run a staffing agency and it’s my responsibility to make sure each person we hire […]

How not to Burn Your Money; Reducing Employee Turnover

When I started writing this article, I wanted to talk about continuous training for you and your employees. I wanted to extol the virtues of keeping your staff current with modern trends. But in the middle of writing and researching, I changed my mind. I realized there was an important thing I needed to share […]

Recruiting for Information Technology; Planning for the future of Kitchener-Waterloo

Anyone who has searched for employment this century will probably attest to how difficult finding the right job, or any job, can be. That’s what makes us, the recruiters, important to the seekers. We connect people with opportunities. We have already developed the relationships with the local companies, we have gone out and done the […]

Introduction to the Job Hunt

Dear Job Seeker, Looking for a job is like going to an all-you-can eat buffet on The Hunger Games – the choices are endless but you are competing against others that want to survive just as much as you do.  And if they are more resourceful, you won’t survive (Get the Job).  The more jobs […]

Introduction to Job Seeking

Dear Job Seeker, This is it.  The moment you’ve craved.  You’ve worked so long to achieve it.  You can see the light at the end of the tunnel.  After years of dreaming, of studying, of burning yourself out…….you are in the home stretch.  Graduation.  A day you’ve been waiting for forever, and ever, and ever. […]