November blues? Energy Hacks for Job Hunters

November is a famously tough on energy. Until we adapt to the shorter days, we can feel like #November has thrown a wet blanket on our enthusiasm to search for new work opportunities in Canada, whether these are full-time, contract or temporary. At The Bagg Group, we’ve been actively listening to job candidates for more… Read more »

Ghosting work? It’ll come back to haunt you

Everyone hates being ghosted.  And that includes recruiters and employers. If you agree to an interview or work opportunity in the GTA or anywhere and, for whatever reason, can’t follow through, do the right thing. Communicate. Let people know. Sound obvious? Not to everyone. Studies show that not turning up to a job or a… Read more »

How to Prep for an Online Job Interview

It doesn’t matter if you live just around corner from a potential employer, nowadays many hiring manager choose to conduct first interviews with job hunters screen-to-screen, rather than face-to-face. It’s not that surprising.  Recruiters at The Bagg Group explain that Skype, Google Hangout,  GoTo Meeting, Facetime etc., have simply replaced the audio call that many… Read more »

Job hunters, are you prepared to be Googled?

For most, September feels more like the start of a new year than January.  Maybe it’s because of the harvest moon, or maybe it’s because we have muscle memory from years of starting a new school grade, with blank exercise books. Whatever the reason, September comes with a sense of new possibilities –and that includes… Read more »

4 Productivity Hacks for Job-Hunters

We’re in the dog days of August and there’s so much you should be doing to find a new work opportunity in the GTA or Canada– but you just can’t seem to get to it. Maybe you need to update your resume or cover letter.  Or write a proposal for a contract.  Or investigate full-time… Read more »

How to Dress for an Interview in a Heat Wave

At The Bagg Group, we know it’s hard to dress to interview for a job opportunity in the GTA or anywhere in Canada during a heat wave. With that in mind, here are top tips from The Bagg Group expert recruiters on how to dress for a work interview — even in a heat dome…. Read more »

Job-Hunter’s Guide to Summer Socializing

It’s officially started. Long weekends, and backyard BBQs.  And for job hunters, patties are typically served up with this question, “You want cheese on that burger and hey, how’s that job hunt coming? Any luck?” Anyone looking for work in the GTA or Canada can pretty much count on being grilled, as much as their… Read more »

Job Applicants: Use this Spelling Cheat Sheet

Can you believe it! One small common misspelled word can hurt your chances when you are looking for work in Canada.  At The Bagg Group, we know typos can happen, and our first priority is always to place people in full-time, contract or temporary jobs that are right for them, with the very best employers…. Read more »

Looking for work? Put spring in your step

If you’re looking for work, you know to review your resume and covering letter to make sure there are no typos. But did you know that it also helps to review the way you walk into a meeting –with a hiring manager, recruiters or even a potential contact? In her recent interview on SAUGA 960… Read more »

Job Interview Tips from Bagg Group Recruitment Guru

Jackie Chua, head of Bagg Professional, is one of Canada’s most respected recruitment gurus, with 35 years of expertise. Recently, in an interview with Sauga 960 AM, Jackie offered invaluable advice for those looking for work in the GTA and across Canada.  We’ve captured just 5 of her tips below.  To hear Jackie’s entire interview,… Read more »