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6 Tips for Fielding Multiple Job Offers

After spending weeks or months searching for a new role, it’s exciting when you finally receive a job offer that meets your expectations. But what happens when you receive more than one enticing offer at the same time? While this gives you leverage to negotiate your offer more confidently, it…
LRO Staffing
July 12, 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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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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Why Pursue a Career in Construction

Your choice of career path is a significant decision that can affect all aspects of life. It’s essential to choose one that reflects your passions, provides stability, and financially supports your lifestyle. If you’re searching for a meaningful career, the construction industry can offer a great sense of fulfilment. Whether…
Sonia Di Nino
August 23, 2021
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9 Resume Tips to Help you Land a Job in 2021 

As the most important document you will submit during a job application, your resume plays a critical role in gaining the attention of a potential employer and successfully moving you through to the next phase of the hiring process.  With today’s recruiters spending an average of only 7.4 seconds skimming…
LRO Staffing
May 25, 2021
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How to Combat Job Search Fatigue

Whether the effects of the global pandemic have forced you to seek new employment or you’ve been searching for new opportunities, hunting for the right role with little to no success can lead to feelings of frustration or burnt out.  According to the New York Times, people experience an increased…
LRO Staffing
April 30, 2021
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Ottawa’s Job Market in 2021

By the end of 2019, the consensus among industry experts predicted Ottawa’s job market would flourish in 2020. However, we now know this prediction couldn’t have been more inaccurate due to the unforeseeable COVID-19 pandemic. March 15th, 2020, was certainly an unforgettable day; the entire city of Ottawa was directed…
LRO Staffing
January 20, 2021