The Bagg Group Blog

Need to win someone over? Listen to your voice

  How you sound is how you feel, according to a new study that is being hailed as a breakthrough. You may ask, what’s all the fuss is about?  It seems a no-brainer to deduce that if you’re screaming in anger, you may be feeling… ? Let’s take a wild guess and go with angry. However,… Read more »

Wait, what?! 9 surprises about admin professionals

Everyone wants in. We all want to be part of an inner circle. And whatever their actual title, many who work as administrative professionals hold a key. They are the gatekeepers, the caretakers of the corporate world, the trusted right hands, the prized organizers. As we mark Administrative Professional Day on April 27, all of… Read more »

Want to get ahead? Listen to your waiter

Next time you go to an event, look around at those working it.  Whether they’re front or back of the house, or brand ambassadors — they’re on the front lines, helping shape your experience, from the time you arrive to the time you leave.  When they do their job well, your memories of the occasion are better.  Should they mess… Read more »

How to get the Halo Effect

Have you ever met someone and instantly decided they’re brilliant, before even having an in-depth conversation? Or sat in a meeting and noticed everyone snaps quickly to attention when one particular colleague speaks, for no objectively good reason. You’re likely witnessing the “halo effect”.  It’s a phenomenon behavourists identified more than a century ago. And its… Read more »

Parents, park your helicopters say recruiters

  For recruiters everywhere, helicopters are starting to report in — fast and furious. It’s the beginning of the hovering season. Parents are contacting recruiters to inquire about job possibilities for their new grads or for their kids’ summer. They want to learn more, clarify, instruct, and help. At The Bagg Group, we understand well-intentioned… Read more »

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 »