The Bagg Group Blog

When is early too early to arrive at a job interview?

“There is no such a thing as early, there’s on time and late.” That’s what comedian Chris Rock said his father taught him. Chris Rock’s father was clearly not a recruiter. If he was, he’d know you really can be too early. Arriving way ahead of time to an interview, or any meeting, can work… Read more »

The surprising news about trust

Next time you’re at a café or on a bus, look around and ask yourself, “Who would I trust here?” You’ve got 1/10th of a second to decide. If that seems impossible, research from Princeton University suggests otherwise. The study found 373 people looked at pictures of faces and rated their trustworthiness instantly –in milliseconds…. Read more »

How one glance can ruin a job interview

Do you sometimes glance at your phone while in a face-to-face conversation? Most of us do. But recent studies show that during an interview or in a meeting, letting our eyes rove to our phone can cost us the trust of the person looking right at us.  And if you’re interviewing for a job, it can cost… Read more »

Customer Service Open House – Jan 26th & 28th

Want work??  We have Customer Service positions available!!   NOW HIRING!! WE ARE LOOOKING FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS!! COME TO OUR OPEN HOUSE AND REGISTER FOR WORK WHEN: Tuesday Jan 26th and Thursday Jan 28th WHERE: @ 372 Bay St (Bay and Richmond St) 21st floor – just 1 block south of Queen St and… Read more »

OPEN HOUSE for Hospitality & Event Staff!

OPEN HOUSE for Hospitality & Event Staff! Mondays to Fridays until March 31, 2016 9:00am – 2:00pm daily 372 Bay Street, Suite 2100   Bagg @ Your Service, the Hospitality & Event service line at Bagg Inc., is currently looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to work for various special events throughout the year! Shout… Read more »

Bad interview? Not as bad as these

New year, new clean slate.   At The Bagg Group, we’ve got a theory about January, developed over our long history of helping people meet their career goals.  We believe that how you approach the new year sets the stage for what will come to pass over the months ahead. In our experience, those who welcome the year… Read more »

What photography can teach job-hunters

Imagine if you could script a hiring manager’s impression of you. Impossible? Maybe not. Recruiters at The Bagg Group came across a fun experiment that illustrates we all have the power to influence how people see us. Canon Australia invited six photographers to shoot a picture of a person to capture his essential character. The… Read more »

Got butterflies? Work with them

If you have performance anxiety, forget about trying to keep calm and carry on.  It’s just too hard. Instead work with your jitters, don’t fight them. Even the most seasoned politicians, singers, actors, dancers, and yes, job candidates, suffer embarrassing red-faces, sweaty shaking hands, cold sweats, and a general urge to hurl when expected to… Read more »