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What #firstsevenjobs says about success

What #firstsevenjobs says about success

The twittersphere was recently abuzz with the latest hashtag #firstsevenjobs which featured successful people like celebrities and CEO’s posting about their first 7 jobs, and some of the results were interesting, some shocking, and some were downright hilarious.

Besides being inspirational and funny, what do these twitter posts mean for young (or seasoned) entrepreneurs? What is the takeaway from listing your first 7 jobs and what do they reveal about modern-day success?

The 4 vs the 5 day Work Week: Which is better?

The 4 vs the 5 day Work Week: Which is better?

When trying to run a company, it’s not always easy to pinpoint what steps one must take to maximize productivity and employee happiness. In a world where our processes have changed SO MUCH over the past 60 years, why are we still sticking to the same schedules of yore?

Groundbreaking research by the University of Connecticut has shown many interesting findings concerning the implementation of a shorter-4 day work week….

Catch Talent like Pokémon GO!

The Pokémon Go phenomenon has the world in a frenzy, with its launch this month turning everyone from kids to seniors into Pokémasters. For those of you who have been wondering why you have been spotting seemingly normal looking citizens running like mad through parks- you probably witnessed a full-on-pokémon-catch.

This behaviour is how employers and hiring professionals feel when they are trying to catch top candidates playing hide and seek! Here are tips and tricks to catch great staff (and pokémon too)!

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Break-Ups and Counter Offers

Johnny and Amber, Taylor and Calvin- Gavin and Gwen…these past few months have been packed with high profile celebrity breakups- citing irreconcilable differences. Sounds all very dramatic, and all too reminiscent of the love-hate relationships we sometimes have had with past employees, relationships that we sometimes stayed in too long- or ended too soon.

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4 things you NEED to know about Social Media and your Employees

On May 31st, Proforce Personnel hosted an amazing breakfast event at the offices of Stikeman Elliott called “Social Media, a Canadian Employers Friend or Foe?”. The speaker was renowned labour lawyer Stephanie Weschler, from the offices of Stikeman Elliott, who gave incredible insight on the legal aspects of social media in the workplace. For those who were not able to attend, here were some of the interesting themes discussed.

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Mentors and Role Models

Perhaps a teacher- former boss or trainer taught you the ropes? Maybe some words of wisdom were imparted and stuck with you forever? It’s important to take a step back and highlight those amazing people who have helped shape who we have become as colleagues- leaders- and mentors of our own….

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Why you keep getting the wrong candidates and how to stop

Ever wondered why the same pool of completely irrelevant or unqualified candidates apply to your jobs, and why you’re not seducing those you REALLY want to work for you? The reason is simple: your hiring process is wrong.

Let me clear up HOW you are messing up and WHAT you can do to counter this phenomenon and actually find yourself some good quality contenders.

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Top Positions in Food and Beverage your Competitors are Using Recruiters for in 2016

We are currently in our spring/summer rush and have been actively recruiting for companies in your industry! This means we are screening and meeting with many professionals in the food and beverage domain that are either on the market, referred from our network , or being headhunted by us for companies just like you!
Here are the current hot positions we are recruiting for in the case that there are any present needs in your company in these categories:

1. Quality Assurance

2. Operations:

3. Sales

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Les “Perks” d’Entreprises

La nouvelle génération de candidats sur le marché du travail est plus créative, moins loyale, mais beaucoup plus ouverte. Le salaire n’est pas toujours l’élément principal qui fait qu’un candidat accepte de poursuivre le processus d’embauche.

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Proforce Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence

Happy Birthday Proforce!

Proforce turns 15 this year, helping companies grow since 2001! We have a dedicated team of recruiters, (most of which have been here for a very long time) who love working at Proforce.At Proforce we believe in collaborating with the top companies in all branches of Consumer Products and delivering a recruiting service that is superior in quality and tailored to you. Meet our dream team!

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