Monthly Archives: October 2015

You’ve Received a Counter Offer, Now What?

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The counter offer is a big grey area of job searches. First step: don’t panic. Covertly, you’ve managed to find a great job to move to. You’ve taken sick days to go to interviews which you’ve nailed, of course (and if interviews freak you out, read our blog post about acing your interview right here); you’ve made arrangements, you’ve informed your family, you’ve done everything you needed to do to move jobs the right way. The only thing left to do is to give your boss your notice. But wait just a second! Later that afternoon, you get pulled into…

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Green Energy is Booming, and so is the Job Market.

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For decades, Canada was considered to be at the forefront of green energy and technology. It’s a mantle we are picking up again. What was once considered the crown jewel of the Space Age is now available in the open, global market, and it’s making huge waves! Solar panels have come a long way since they were first used in space missions by NASA, and they’ve contributed in part to a massive, booming energy industry, which is rapidly gaining ground as world-wide governments become more cautious of climate change. More often we’re seeing companies and private individuals investing in clean…

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Vacations: Good for the Body, Mind, and… Economy?

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Most Canadians dream of what we can’t find here at home: palm trees, sandy beaches, or even a cultural vacation in Europe or Asia. However, the reality is that many Canadians aren’t taking their paid vacation time. Those Canadians who receive hourly pay are taking even less time off work than their salaried counterparts. In general, Canadians are taking less vacation time now than they ever have before, with nearly 40 percent claiming that they refuse to take vacation for fear of falling behind on their work.  But there are some clear benefits of taking time off work.  Most managers know…

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The Anatomy of an Interview

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Take the power back and ace your interview by following these crucial steps for success. The days leading up to an important interview are nearly always stressful, but as Recruiting in Motion’s Sari Cantor knows, a bit of preparation and some affirmations of confidence can go a long way to not only relieving that stress, but bringing you closer to the job you want.  If you are changing career fields, taking on new roles and responsibilities, or getting back into the job market after a hiatus, we believe it is important that you leave your interview feeling confident. Recruiting in…

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Ottawa: Where Recruiting In Motion’s Service Goals Start with Relationships

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou These are the words of wisdom Sari Cantor, who leads Recruiting in Motion’s Ottawa location, shared when asked about what truly sets Recruiting in Motion apart from other recruiting firms. In our last blog, we talked about how service was king in the employment industry. Now we’re taking it a step further. Service, more than a goal to be striven toward, is also a fundamental principle woven into the fabric of business….

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