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Quote of the Week

Posted on August 23, 2016
Categories: News

We were all so inspired by the hard work and dedication of the Canadian and international Olympic athletes over the last 2 weeks. Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches! To us, this quote speaks to the journey they all experienced in getting there!

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DOES YOUR CAREER NEED A BOOST-

5 Career Boosting Moves

Posted on August 18, 2016
Categories: Candidates

Check out this article from Forbes.com on 5 Career Boosting Moves You Still Have Time to Make in 2016! Could your career use a boost? I suspect most of us have been guilty of setting career goals at the beginning of the year and then running out of the time needed to achieve the goals before year end. How many […]

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Happiness Happens Day

Posted on August 8, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Clients

It’s Monday. Summer is already halfway over. And it’s my first day back to work after two weeks of vacation. It could be a bad day…but it doesn’t have to be! August 8th also just happens to be “Happiness Happens Day”, a day created with the aim of spreading the joy of being happy, and […]

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So…”Why Are You Leaving Your Job?”

Posted on June 28, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

How Not to Answer “Why Are You Leaving Your Job? One of the toughest questions often asked in a job interview is “Why are you looking to leave your current job?”. It’s important to be ready to answer this question in a way that is truthful, but doesn’t make you look like the type of employee who […]

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Forged Criminal Record Checks a Risk

Posted on June 21, 2016
Categories: Clients, Uncategorized

As part of our recruitment services, we use Sterling BackCheck to conduct criminal record checks for our candidates. This gives our clients that extra peace of mind when they have selected a new employee to join their team. This article highlights the importance of using a third party to conduct these checks so that there is […]

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Summer is Coming!

Don’t Pause Your Job Search for Summer

Posted on June 9, 2016
Categories: Candidates

Don’t Pause Your Job Search for Summer! Summer will soon be here! With the warmer weather, you may be tempted to put your job search on the back burner. It’s understandable (especially in Canada where we relish all the warm weather we can get!) to avoid anything that might interfere with your summer plans, but in our experience it’s […]

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Launching Our New Blog

Posted on June 1, 2016
Categories: News

Launching Our New Blog Technology has changed the world for all of us in the last 16 years since Stevenson & White opened its doors. The recruitment industry has been no different. Now there are so many new ways for us to reach out to candidates and clients and to share information! In recognition of […]

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Celebrating 16 Years in Business!

Posted on June 1, 2016
Categories: News

Celebrating 16 Years in Business! Stevenson & White is celebrating 16 years in business! Our doors first opened on June 1st, 2000 and let’s just say A LOT has changed in the recruitment world since then! Gone are the days when resumes were submitted by fax and the most successful job ads were those we […]

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Best Questions a Candidate Can Ask

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Clients, Interview & Resume Tips

We found this article on LinkedIn to be very helpful for both candidates and clients. From the candidate perspective, it gives you some great questions to ask at the end of an interview. For our clients, check this out for some suggestions on how to answer some of the tougher questions you might get asked […]

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The Power of a First Impression

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

Never Underestimate the Power of a First Impression! When you are searching for a new job, the first impression you make with someone can be a very powerful factor in determining whether you make it to the next step in the selection process. A positive first impression might keep you in the running against other […]

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