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15 Fun Summer Activities in Canada’s Capital

It is officially Summer, and as such there are countless activities to partake in being in the country’s capital city. What really makes Ottawa such a great place to live is the big-city vibes mixed with our small-town charm. There is an incredibly active and lively event scene with unique…
LRO Staffing
June 22, 2022
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Best Practices for Negotiating Salaries

Whether you’re looking for a salary increase in your current role or are in the process of joining a new company, knowing how to properly negotiate your salary is crucial for any professional. Job seekers or employees often accept a salary they are unhappy with out of fear of jeopardizing…
LRO Staffing
May 9, 2022
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6 Ways to Prepare for Behavioural Interview Questions

The key to success for any interview is to prepare. While traditional interview questions that ask you to describe previous roles and qualifications are quite straightforward, behavioural questions can be more complicated to prepare for due to their subjective and unpredictable nature. However, behavioural questions do provide an opportunity to…
LRO Staffing
April 20, 2022
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How to Implement A Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

Over the past decade there have been tremendous advancements in the area of data tracking, and some of that growth has been in the recruiting space. Collecting data and examining the numbers to better understand your candidates is imperative in recruiting the right talent. Data-driven recruiting is collecting information on…
LRO Staffing
April 7, 2022
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5 Reasons You Should Consider Contract Employment

During your job search on Glassdoor or LinkedIn, you are probably scrolling past terms like temp, casual, and contract. That said, these can be extremely worthwhile positions you’re overlooking, especially if you’ve been displaced during the pandemic or are looking to jump start your career post-graduation. With nearly 70% of…
LRO Staffing
March 21, 2022
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Safe Winter Activities to Enjoy in Ottawa

Canada's Capital Region becomes an ideal destination to celebrate Canadian traditions during the winter season! Despite the freezing temperatures we’ve been accustomed to this year, you can take advantage of Ottawa's winter wonderland playground with traditional activities like Winterlude, tobogganing and skating, as well as some new activities in Ottawa…
LRO Staffing
February 7, 2022