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resume writing guide

The Rules of the Resumé

February 22, 2021

This past year has left many looking for a new career—some because of a lay off due to Covid-19, others because they are just ready for a change. Either way, if you’re looking for a new career, your professional resumé...

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Good riddance 2020

January 15, 2021

As we welcome a new year, what is out with the old and what should we bring in with the new? Already this year, I have read several articles on how recruitment “changed overnight.” They say recruiting through online marketing and social...

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Recruitment 2020

Recruitment 2020—What a Year

November 26, 2020

As we head into the last month of 2020, I am taking time to reflect on the past year and all the changes that have happened in my business, Essence Recruitment, and the way we conduct our services ( professional...

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Is Working With A Professional Recruitment Firm Still Relevant?

August 19, 2020

Recently, I had a couple of Ah Ha moments in my career. I have been recruiting for 15 years in the industry and have seen many changes due to several factors. Factors that include: How utilizing technology has recruiters changing...

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women in leadership

Importance of Women In Leadership

July 15, 2020

I have been a woman in a leadership role since my early twenties and now am an entrepreneur of almost 10 years. I have personally and professionally felt the effects of being a woman. From networking, to a board room...

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COVID-19 talent acquisition

Opening A Business During COVID – What I Did To Survive

June 12, 2020

January 2020 started off with a bang! We were expanding into another province, hired new staff and I was excited about where we were going. As every other business owner will tell you, I was not prepared for what was coming.   As businesses were shutting down,...

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growing a business

Growing a Business from Saskatchewan

July 23, 2019

To be an Entrepreneur is extremely rewarding however can be very challenging. It takes a curious combination of passion to make a difference for clients, an appetite for risk, and an over-developed work ethic. For those of us located in...

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An interview with our CEO

June 25, 2019

Tracy went from being a recruitment firm employee to the CEO of her own company We recently asked our CEO, Tracy Arno, what inspired her to create Essence Recruitment. Here’s what she had to say. Her answers may surprise you....

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Essence Recruitment has local market expertise with a national reach

Local Expertise. National Reach.

May 27, 2019

Our mission is to forge real, trust-based relationships with our clients in order to provide flexible, responsive, and personalized service and supply clients with candidates that not only fit an organization’s culture but also embody its core values.  This has...

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hiring good employees

Hiring? Here’s why you need to work with us.

May 06, 2019

The Essence Experience Quality Candidates. When you hire Essence, we have access to deeper, better quality networks of potential candidates than when trying to hire on your own time.  With the high costs of employee turn over, you can’t take...

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