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Winner of Calgary Herald Reader’s Choice GOLD award for employment services

Diversified Staffing Services would like to thank all of our candidates, clients, and staff for helping us receive the 2013-14 Calgary Herald Reader’s Choice GOLD award for Employment Services! DSS takes pride in providing great service to clients and candidates and will continue to provide these services throughout Alberta.

Building Relationships and Networking

Networking is the key to success in business according to Keith Ferrazzi, business coach and author or Never Eat Alone, a book about the power of relationship building and networking. Networking helps you find jobs, recruit talent, win new customers and discover investors who will support your ideas. With the right…

Growing Your Business – Without Growing Your Risk or Losing Focus

“When you are a startup, sometimes it can be like you are a 16-year-old that just got their driver’s license,” said Andrew Ward, Managing Director at Diversified Staffing. “You are passionate about your business, you want to be in full control of what is happening, and you want to go…

Got Questions? We Have Answers!

At Diversified Staffing, we get a lot of questions from both clients and candidates. Clients want to know what types of industries we work in and what types of positions we fill. On the other hand, candidates often ask about our business and what role they play in the placement…

Don’t give these answers during your interview

After receiving a call from an employer inviting you in for an interview, it’s common to feel simultaneously ecstatic, relieved and nervous. One of the best ways to calm those nerves is to be prepared for the interview. To do so, try and anticipate what questions the employer might ask.…

Top 10 Wardrobe Blunders that could be Costing You a Job

Whether you’re a new grad, rebounding from a recent layoff or returning to the workforce post-maternity leave, the job market is tougher now than ever thanks to the recession. Competition is fierce and you may think you have everything in order, but if a row of failed interviews has you…

Five myths about Gen Y workers

Harvey Schachter Globe and Mail Update Posted on Monday, April 2, 2012 8:00AM EDT Those young people in the office may not be as different from their baby-boomer manager as is widely believed. In Strategy+Business, Jennifer Deal, a researcher with the Center For Creative Leadership in San Diego, says wrong-headed…

Fashion Cents

Investing in your image can pay off professionally and boost your self-confidence By Tina McFadden, For The Calgary Herald March 18, 2012 Kim Lawrence began her career at a software company where she says colleagues wore pyjamas to work. A self-professed “fashion victim,” Lawrence, never thought too much about outfits,…

Dressed For Success

  A collection of business wear for women was taken up at DSS then delivered to Suit Yourself in Edmonton, AB on Dec 5th 2011.     Suit Yourself is a not for profit charity that gives high quality and professional clothing to women who are looking for a new…

More CPP Changes – Effective January 1, 2012

Earlier this month the Canada Revenue Agency issued this statement about a change to CPP and how it will apply to Wage Loss Replacement Plans (WLRP): “In December 2011, new CPP legislation clarified that all payments made from uninsured WLRPs are considered to be remuneration from pensionable employment. This legislation…
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