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3 Things Employers Do That Scare Away Good Candidates

3 Things Employers Do That Scare Away Good Candidates - Summit Seacrh Group - Staffing Agency Calgary

Finding the best candidate for an open position is not an easy task, especially if you have a large volume of applicants. As a hiring manager or business owner, your job will be considerably more difficult if you scare away your candidates with any of these three mistakes.   Poor Communication & Organization   You […]

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Are Job Fairs a Waste of Time?

Are Job Fairs a Waste of Time? - Summit Search Group - Staffing Agency Calgary

With so many ways to define and direct your career path as a job candidate, it’s not always easy to tell which tools and resources are worth your while. Job fairs, for instance, may not have the kind of influence they once did, but does that mean they should be eliminated from your search?   […]

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3 Underrated Job Search Tips

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There’s no single piece of advice that will guarantee you your dream job, but staying open to an input will always help you sharpen your job search practices. Some tips are more obvious than others, so let’s take a look at a few that typically aren’t addressed as often as they should be.   Go […]

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Are You Making Any of These Recruitment Mistakes?

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Finding truly great talent isn’t easy, but the stronger an awareness you have of common wrong turns, the more you’ll be able to move in the right direction. No one’s perfect and mistakes are bound to happen, but here are a few that you should always do your best to avoid nonetheless.   Relying on […]

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5 Common Networking Mistakes

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Every job seeker needs a skill set relevant to the kind of work they’re looking for, but there is also a skill set needed for the process of job seeking itself. One of the most important is the ability to network effectively. See how much further you can get by avoiding these mistakes. Prioritizing Quantity […]

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Sourcing Talent with AI

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When contemplating what tools are available for finding the best candidates, the term “artificial intelligence” may not be the first thing to come to mind. Despite its futuristic connotations, it has quickly become part of the contemporary recruitment landscape. Let’s look at the possibilities. Understanding AI Most people, recruiters or otherwise, have yet to develop […]

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Nominate a Future Leader of Manitoba!

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On Thursday, January 24th, 2019 the Future Leaders of Manitoba (FLM) will be hosting the 11th Annual Awards & Reception to honour and recognize exceptional young Manitobans between who display strong leadership in their professional contributions, outstanding service in the community through volunteerism and advocate for Manitoba as a great place to live, work and thrive. […]

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Oil & Gas

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As one of Canada’s greatest sources of prosperity and job creation, the oil and gas industry is a key focal point for Canadian recruiting experts. It’s only right, then, that we take a look at this critical sector of the Canadian economy for the final installment of our Industry Spotlight series. A Slow Recovery This […]

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Agriculture

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The farms, ranches, and fisheries of Canada comprise one of the largest contributions of agricultural products in the world. Recruitment considerations in agriculture are as varied and complex as the industry itself, but this week’s Industry Spotlight should provide a useful primer. Availability of Labour We’ve discussed the topic of labour shortage regarding other industries […]

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Insurance

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Insurance is a core part of living and doing business in the modern world. Even with the stability of demand, however, the industry of insurance itself is changing like any other. An important part of keeping up with the evolution of this field is, of course, building a strong recruitment strategy. What Makes a Great […]

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