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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…
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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
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The Future of the Resume

Submitting a summary of your experience to prove your qualifications to potential employers in the form of a resume has been with us for a long time. Historians believe the first instance was Leonardo da Vinci's 1485 letter to Ludovico il Moro, Duke of Milan, listing his abilities and seeking…
LRO Staffing
November 25, 2020
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7 Tips to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview

COVID-19 is changing the way we conduct our professional lives. As we begin to adapt to our new work landscape, most companies are now required to get creative with their recruitment processes and are relying on video conferencing to facilitate meetings and interviews.  Whether you’re a video-interviewing veteran or a…
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April 1, 2020
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Ottawa’s Job Market in 2020

2019 has been an exhilarating year in Ottawa. There have been many incredible accomplishments for the city, and the economy in the Greater Capital Region has continued to develop in new and novel ways. We’ve also had our fair share of challenges. We all watched as the new Confederation line…
LRO Staffing
December 17, 2019