Thought Leadership

Information curated from legal and government sources by Director of Business Development Nigel Hapuarachchi. Acara is proud to serve employers, employees, and job seekers in international markets. With a strong presence in Canada, our teams are working diligently to support clients and help candidates navigate these uncertain times. Here are some of the most common…

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By Acara Recruitment Specialist Kelly Daniels More and more employers are using Skype interviews and other video interviews during their screening process. They may use a Skype interview in place of a phone interview, or after the phone interview before bringing you on-site. Skype interviews can really be the best of both worlds—you still get…

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By Acara Account Executive Josh Coquillard As more companies shift to a work-from-home model during COVID-19, new challenges are arising. When we make the move from an office environment to a home office environment, the transition can affect our ability to connect with others and be productive—especially for those of us with kids at home…

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By Nigel Hapurarachchi Earlier this month, I was pleased to join a panel of talent and recruitment professionals to speak at an event called “Building Skilled Talent” in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Alive with workshops, a trade show, and a panel discussion among industry leaders, the event spoke to the emerging talent needs of manufacturers in…

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By Acara Regional Sales Manager Carrie Calamel When it comes to employer branding, the concept is simple: Drive your brand. Deliver your messaging. Sell your company culture. Easier said than done, though, establishing a winning employer brand requires a good deal of personability with a small dash of help—if you can swing it—from a friend…

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By Acara HR Administrator Angelina DiCaro Is onboarding really that important? Your employees seem to think so—and you should, too. According to these onboarding stats compiled by Sapling, “Only 12% of employees strongly agree their organization does a great job of onboarding new employees.” Those are some rough numbers. Even worse, though, is the negative…

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Acara Recruitment Specialist Sean Pebbles is a true student of the recruiting game. Built for success in the industry, he’s got all the intangibles of a savvy recruitment pro: next-level technique, quick response times, and unique ability to create separation from competitors. As Sean enters his third year in the field, the sky’s the limit…

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Acara Solutions Senior Recruitment Professional Kim Schultz is bright, energetic, and as cool as it comes. What’s more, she’s pretty darn great at her job. A staffing and recruiting pro who is creative with her delivery, Kim can be overheard talking to job candidates about more than just interview tips—quick tidbits about “top-secret” cold remedies,…

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Ready for a new year? Us, too. But before you celebrate an entirely new decade, let’s take a moment to reflect on the news, tips, trends, and resources we shared in 2019.   January: 5 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know in 2019 Read ‘em and weep! In this blog, we compare the staffing and…

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