Although gaining popularity in the construction industry, temporary labour is a concept that many have questions about. It’s important to ask these questions so you can ensure that temporary labour is the best decision for you as a client or an employee. Today we’ll go over some of our most frequently asked questions. Many of […]
About Micah Shaw
Micah Shaw is a temporary labour specialist. He began his career in 2002 as the owner of a franchised temporary labour provider. He now oversees the operations of all divisions of the Constructive Solutions Group. He is involved in all aspects of the businesses, and writes on all things temporary labour & recruitment. Follow him on Google+.
Entries by Micah Shaw
With construction’s peak season coming to a close, you may already be taking what you learned from 2017 and preparing for the new year. Did it seem as if the work was piling up? Did you notice that there were more overtime hours logged? Your company could use a hand – temporary staffing might just […]
Does it seem like you have more projects starting this year than the last? Do you have employees getting ready for vacation? Do you have clients pushing deadlines to have a job done before winter comes? During peak construction season, you may want to consider seasonal employees. Hiring temporary labour through a staffing agency, such […]
It’s no secret that we have a wide range of weather in Canada. Edmonton and Calgary are always expecting snow (no matter the season), Kelowna expects sunshine, and it’s probably raining in Vancouver. Having a wide range of weather unfortunately means the forecast isn’t always right. Because of this, it’s important to make sure that […]
Employee turnover is a huge challenge that many businesses and industries face. With various repercussions that can cost contractors and companies money, a revolving door of employees has results that are far-reaching. There are various activities that employers can perform to reduce employee turnover within their organization. Here are a few tips to help you […]
Do your employees regularly need to work over time to meet demands? Do you find that your employees are scrambling to get jobs finished on time? Could you use extra hands during peak season? If you answered yes to any of these questions you may want to consider working with a temporary staffing agency. Temporary […]
During Alberta’s oil boom and the subsequent population swelling in Calgary and Edmonton, Constructive Solutions Group spent almost as much time educating our workforce about their rights and responsibilities as we did getting them placed and hired. Out of respect for all those individuals, our current readers, and those who might call us for work […]
Projections toward the latter part of 2015 predict for a very tight job market in Alberta – both Calgary and Edmonton data show that while StatsCan doesn’t always reflect losses in both (or either market) on a consistent basis, you only have to drive through the downtown core of either city to notice that there […]
According to research here at Constructive Solutions, businesses in both Edmonton and Calgary pride themselves on being scalable. Flexible. Right-sized for client needs. But what does that mean for the existing pool of labourers and tradespeople that are currently looking for work? Consider temporary labour as an option in order to springboard into your career. […]
The ICCRC (Immigrant Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) is a non-profit organization for people dealing with immigration consultants. The organization provides security and safety, and keeps a check on the functioning of immigration professionals. Its main objective is to ensure that immigration consultants are working effectively and are transparent with the information they provide to […]
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