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 »

Easy networking tips to beat winter blues

We’re almost there.  We’re coming to the final leg of one of the worst winters in recent history.  And the Bagg Group recruiters offer this advice to anyone who is looking for work or a new career in any part of Canada:  Don’t let the dreary winter blues defeat you now! We know weather significantly… Read more »

Insider Info: Your Success Plan for 2019

Want to know how to excel in getting a job or a promotion in 2019? Jackie Chua, General Manager of Bagg Professional, and one of the Canada’s leading recruiters, offers this surefire way to impress: Look at what’s in your toolbox — and add to it.    You’ll see tips for how to do this below,… Read more »

Job hunters: What not to wear in a heat wave to a job interview

In the summer, recruiters at The Bagg Group sometimes have to walk a fine line. For 47 years, we’ve been matchmaking between people and companies. And why do we win awards for creating so many happy relationships?  Because we listen deeply to clients and candidates about their experience, skills, interests, hopes, likes, dislikes, and values…. Read more »

The Job Hunter’s Guide to BBQ Season

Heard this before? “You want cheese on that burger, and hey, how’s the job hunt going?”In BBQ season, hamburgers aren’t the only things being grilled.  Anyone looking for a job in the GTA, or Canada, can count on being grilled this summer by well-meaning friends, family, neighbours. At The Bagg Group, we get you. We’ve… Read more »

Can you be too early for an interview? Oh yes!

“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 »

Too old to get hired? Nope

If you’re a baby boomer looking for a job, with relevant up-to-date skills, know that you’re still in the game. We know older job-seekers worry about ageism affecting their chances.  About 50 percent of older job-seekers say they feel there’s a bias in favour of younger candidates, according to surveys. A newly released Australian study found almost… Read more »