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Out of a Job? Where to next?

So you are out of a job, you have exhausted your network in the process of your job search, and you have no current leads in finding a suitable position any time soon. Where to next? You may have heard of temporary staffing agencies, and you may or may not…

Working in Extreme Cold

There’s no other way to say it — it’s very, very, very cold outside. Blowing snow and frigid temperatures have descended upon the entire province of Alberta. Working in extreme cold may stress a person’s heating system. When cold is combined with other stresses such as hard physical work, loss…

New Years Winter Safety Tips

The inevitable winter ice and snow just makes a more hazardous environment that could increase the risk of injuries. Canadians will have snow and ice to deal with at home and at work. Prevent slips, trips, and falls this winter season. Keep these safety tips in mind while navigating through…

7 tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

7 tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season: Choose a fresh Christmas tree, not a dry one. Set it up in a container of water and add more water as required. A dry tree is a fire hazard, so keep your tree fresh and moist. 2. If you think…

Resume Tips from our Office Recruiters

With the market for job search being tough these days, it is important to have a resume that will stand out in the hundreds that are submitted daily. Did you know, that it takes hiring managers on average 6 seconds to scan through a resume to come to a conclusion?…

Cold Stress: Your Winter Safety Guide

What is Cold Stress? Cold stress occurs when the temperature of the skin, as well as that of the internal body (core temperature) drops below the normal range. If the body is unable to warm itself, this may cause tissue damage and possibly death. Factors That Increase the Risk of…

An Industrial Tale

Have you been working in trades, construction, or general labour for an extended period of time and are still struggling to find a consistent, full time position? Have you ever considered the opportunities that arise with a temporary position? One of our previous Industrial Temp workers had not given it…

Five Tips to Effectively Protect Your Hands Against The Cold

Trades working outside all year long know from experience that their hands are more vulnerable to the cold and its resulting damages. As the skin of the hand is thin with a high concentration of blood vessels, they can get cold very easily, resulting in loss of their mobility, and…

Work Hard, Be Open to Change, and Be Open to New Opportunities

With all the news going on around town about layoffs, closures, and downright sad news, it’s time that we added some excitement back into the job search! Diversified Staffing Services and it’s team are working hard to pair up clients who are looking to fill a role, with the best…

Winter Hazards and How to Avoid Them!

The winter season brings cold temperatures and often times severe weather conditions that create many hazards for individuals working in these conditions. Even if you work indoors, winter weather still poses many hazards for you such as driving into work in bad weather or walking through an icy parking lot…
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