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The Talent Myth

Graham Winfrey,  a staff writer at Inc. recently wrote an article titled, “Malcolm Gladwell on Why You Shouldn’t Hire for Talent”. In the article Graham quoted Gladwell as saying: “It’s an incredibly narrow definition of what you think is advantageous in your work force,”  and “IQ is totally important, but there was such a narrow focus on that […]

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The Interview Process – Mistakes to Avoid

The Interview Process: Mistakes to Avoid - Summit Search Group - Staffing Specialists Calgary

As a hiring manager, it’s essential that you find the right fit for the position you’re trying to fill. While wading through thousands of candidates can be a tedious and time-consuming process, it’s important that your company finds people that will help you build your brand, become more efficient, and increase profits. As a hiring […]

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How Contract Positions Can Be a Career Booster

While there is always pressure to secure a full-time position with benefits, most people don’t realize the value of temporary, or contract, positions. In fact, a consistent history of temporary work can be comparable to full time experience in the eyes of many senior hiring managers. Contract positions can serve to teach you a diverse […]

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Importance of a Great Cover Letter and Resume

Importance of a Great Cover Letter and Resume - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Canada

When applying for a new job, it’s essential that you craft an effective cover letter and refine your resume to suit the company your applying to. Most candidates fail to recognize that their resume should be tailored to fit the position they’re applying for, just like the cover letter. It can also be easy to […]

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2015 Job Trends

2015 Job Trends - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Canada

As the New Year begins, talent acquisition is a big priority for many employers. Global trends suggest that employers will need to create larger hiring budgets and prepare for to onboard a higher volume of new employees than in years past. Over the next year, nearly half of the 450 financial professionals surveyed by the […]

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Interview Tips

Interview Tips - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Calgary

Are you getting ready for the biggest interview of your life? Are you worried about what you’re going to say and how you’re going to handle yourself in such a situation? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to prepare for success in a job interview. Every interviewer-interviewee interaction will be different. The […]

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How To Find The Career For You

Find The Career For You - Summit Search Group - Recruitment Agency Calgary

Many college and high school graduates struggle to find a workplace they truly fit in, a purpose that makes a positive contribution to the world, and a job that they enjoy and are good at. There are many opportunities out there, but it can be difficult to narrow down your options and make a good […]

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Why Hiring A Recruitment Agency Saves Your Business

Is your business struggling to maintain productivity levels because of high rates of employee turnover? Are you exploring solutions for refining your hiring process in order to ensure that you hire only people that will be a good fit with your company? One of the easiest ways to ensure that you hire quality employees is […]

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Business Professional vs. Business Casual Dress

When it comes to appropriate attire, it can be tricky to know what is the best thing to wear for an interview. Even once you’ve officially been hired it can be tough to know how to dress for a conservative company versus a place where things are a bit more laid back. As if to […]

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Thinking of a Career Change?

Are you feeling fed up with your existing job? Thinking of exploring the other potential employment opportunities in your area? There are many companies across Canada looking for hard working, dedicated, and qualified individuals to fill key positions in their respective organizations. The eventual number of positions that will be open to you will depend […]

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