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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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What to Expect for Ottawa’s Job Market in 2022

Although it was difficult to predict the continuing waves of uncertainty amidst a once-in-a-century event such as COVID-19, we're happy to say that our 2021 outlook was quite on point. The tech industry in the capital region continued its ever-upward march with record numbers of new hires. Other sectors such…
LRO Staffing
January 17, 2022
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How to Upskill for the Current Job Market

From our economy recovering post-pandemic to the growing rise of automation, our current job market is in a state of flux. So whether you’re trying to start your career, hold on to your position, or looking for a promotion, upskilling is a viable solution to gain an edge in a…
LRO Staffing
November 23, 2021
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Ottawa Technology Salary Guide 2021

For the third year running, we've updated the 2021 Ottawa Technology Salary Guide. The entire guide has been redesigned from top to bottom with the latest salaries for over 66 technology positions and up-to-date information to reflect today's hiring environment in the Greater Capital Region. These salary ranges were derived from…
LRO Staffing
April 21, 2021
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The Effects of COVID-19 on Women in the Workplace 

It’s hard to believe that just one year ago, our lives were changed dramatically and navigating the new normal through a global pandemic began. By April 2020, almost 2 million Canadians had lost their jobs and female-dominated service industries were among the first to disappear. Industry experts quickly recognized the…
LRO Staffing
March 30, 2021