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Are Temporary Job Worth It?

Mary Dusault Temporary jobs

In the media, temp jobs are sometimes portrayed as the last-resort solution or option for enthusiastic job-seekers. However, is this interpretation really worth it? After all, temporary jobs can offer a number of benefits, from the opportunity to dip your toes into a new career path before fully committing to offering unparalleled flexibility. Here are five reasons to take a …

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10 Team Building Activities for Virtual Meetings

Mary Dusault Virtual Meeting

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the way most people experience their daily work life. Instead of being among workers in a single, in-person setting, employees all over the world are learning to cope with the realities of working from home or a remote location. This makes it difficult to remain socially engaged at work, which can …

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How to Maximize your LinkedIn Profile in 2020

Mary Dusault Tips

LinkedIn is one of the most popular networking sites in modern times. More and more people have realized its importance, especially when it comes to job searching and professional connections.  Creating a LinkedIn profile is easy, and everyone can do it correctly. The most important thing is to ensure your profile stands out from the others. This is where you …


What is the difference between employment agency and recruitment agency?

Mary Dusault Tips

Employment agency and recruitment agency are two terms that confuse a lot of people. Despite that there are some similarities in them; they are different terms all-together. Their differences arise in their operations and the goal they aim to attain. To gain more understanding of the two terms let’s look at where their differences arise. Differentiating Factors 1. Scope of …

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High Demand Occupations With Salaries in BC 2020

Mary Dusault News, Tips

For a lot of people, a new year is a chance to start pursuing new goals and to get started on taking on new challenges. In a lot of cases, that can mean entering the job market in hopes of finding new employment opportunities, or even a new career path. If you are one of those people ready to make …

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Unemployment Rate in BC

Mary Dusault News

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you might’ve seen that the national unemployment rate for Canada reached a historic low over the summer. Nationwide, the unemployment rate fell to a record 43-year low point of 5.4%. As of now, that rate has remained relatively stable, and the same goes for Vancouver and the rest of BC. Just …

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10 Industries in BC That Need More Workers

Mary Dusault Tips

Over the past year, there has been a significant jump in the number of jobs available across a number of different industries. As BC features one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, it is no surprise that many of the job openings come from industries that are prevalent throughout our province. The trouble lately for employment agencies based …

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What Job Seekers MUST Do Before Attending a Job Fair

Mary Dusault Tips

Preparation is key to success in most situations. Knowing what is expected of you and making sure you have properly prepared for a situation is not only beneficial, it can save you from feeling a lot of stress and uncertainty. This is true for things like job interviews, exams, athletic competitions and job fairs as well. As a job seeker, …


The Top Reasons Why an Employer Didn’t Call You Back

Mary Dusault Tips

Anyone who has set out on the so-called ‘job hunt’ is well aware of how discouraging it can be to get no response from a prospective employer after submitting a resume or sitting an interview. Not only are you still not employed, but it can also be frustrating simply not knowing why you weren’t contacted about your application. To help …

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Benefits of Hiring Temporary Workers

Mary Dusault Tips

The nature of employment throughout Canada and in populated cities like Vancouver is in the midst of a major shift to an increase in temporary positions. More and more workers are learning the benefits that come with finding temporary employment, but what about employers? To help you understand how best to take advantage of this increase in the temporary workforce …