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By Acara Regional Director of Business Development, Marc Sweger Unexpected events like COVID-19 test every organization’s preparedness. Situations like these can also impact a company’s brand and reputation. Though there have been many scenarios that caused business disruption before, nothing has been quite like Coronavirus. Product recalls, poor employee safety records, and significant upsizing and…

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By Acara Client Services Director Damian Scandiffio Since the Coronavirus outbreak began, I’m sure many companies have held countless meetings with about what to do to keep business running and employees safe. Undoubtedly, these are difficult times, and difficult decisions have to be made. But, there are always additional items that can be considered to…

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We know that recruiting is experiencing some disruption during this difficult situation. Certain sectors are undoubtedly going through tough times. However, other industries are going through hiring increases, and recruitment has remained active, if not increased. If you’re in recruiting, it’s still important to utilize best practices to secure top talent for your company or…

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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 Account Executive Jason Zambito   In an ultra-competitive talent landscape, we know that many high-quality job candidates are currently employed. While this means it’s harder than ever to recruit new talent, it also means that we must be protective of our existing talent. If we fail to provide the most rewarding experiences for…

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