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2016 – An Employer’s Market

As 2015 has ended and we are mid-way through the first quarter of 2016, we continue to see uncertainty in the Alberta market. A new political landscape that we have not seen in 40+ years, continued decrease in commodity pricing, global markets in turmoil and the low Canadian dollar have…

Security Commitment

Diversified Staffing Services has been a certified member of the International Standards Organization (ISO) in the past. Currently we follow our own Quality Service System (QSS) that is audited by two professionals, bound to and guided by our corporate mission. Pertaining directly to safety and security of information, Diversified Staffing…

5 Benefits of Temporary Employment

The term “temp-work” is often thought of with a negative connotation. However, many people are unaware of the perks of working on a temporary work assignment. Whether you are a student looking to make extra money, a trader worker with days off and nothing to do, a retiree looking to…

Planning Your Time to Be a Successful Account Consultant

One of the greatest challenges when managing a large sales territory is planning your time effectively to make the most of your day, week, month and quarter. We all fall into the patterns of talking to clients we all have a good relationship with because it is easy. A good…

Recipe for success with your customers

Reminisce back to arriving home to mom’s home-made baking … basic ingredients, elementary techniques. Mom’s baking was always the best, why? Perhaps it was the complete experience: mom in the kitchen waiting for you lovingly, the comfort of home, the familiar kitchen, the first delicious bite and of course, mom’s secret ingredient.…

The Happy Secret To Better Work….

Winter weather got you down?  Maybe it is not the winter blues but just your negative views…. Try retraining your brain to a more positive state.  Research is linking happiness to success.  As Shawn Achor (CEO of Good Think Inc) explains in “The Happy Secret To Better Work”. “It is…

A Message from the Vice Chairs at Alberta’s Promise

“Life,” according to Albert Einstein, “is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” The same is true for organizations: it is only by moving forward that we succeed. And our forward momentum at Alberta’s Promise is only building. A few short weeks into 2014 and…

The one thing CEOs know that you don’t

You’re at the mall to pick up your dry-cleaning when a vividly-lit store seemingly beckons you. Immediately, a particularly striking luxury handbag you’ve been fantasizing about for weeks catches your eye. And it’s on sale – today only. Can we say, “Uh-oh?”  To splurge or not to splurge; that is the…

Calgary’s barriers to competitiveness

I hate to worry, but I think I am pretty good at it. It must be genetic for my grandmother was a worrier. My mother is a worrier. I too am a worrier. It isn’t fun, for as all the inspiring quotes tell me that when I worry I rob…

How the Staffing Industry Can Help Tighten the Skills Gap

At companies across the United States, executives are facing a possible talent shortage as individuals with valuable technical experience and skills near retirement age. Many organizations today are scrambling to find the right talent to fill critical positions. Though clients and business partners believe the STEM (science, technology, engineering and…
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