Category: Employers

Rewards, Referrals and Recognition Programs

Squamish Personnel LOVES to recognize our Top Employees and Star Performers – it’s a natural part of our company culture!  This season we will be continuing the tradition with more FUN REWARDS AND PRIZES!
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BIG WINTER GIVEAWAY!🎁

Employee Draw for an Apple Watch S9 We will be REWARDING  temp employees on our crew who have completed at least 10 shifts with us this winter season with the chance to win their choice of a new Apple Watch Series 9 or $500 CASH PRIZE.  Each shift worked between December 23, 2023 and April 30th 2024, earns 1 ballot in our employee draw at the end of the season.

The more shifts an employee completes, 
the better their chances of WINNING will be!

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Culture is the Key: Recruiting, Retention and Overall Business Success

Company culture is rapidly emerging as the essential weapon in winning the war for top talent.  At Monster.com one study found that applicants who were a good cultural fit would accept a lower salary and departments with cultural alignment had 30% less turnover.

“Company culture is an integral part of business. It affects nearly every aspect of a company.  From recruiting talent to improving employee satisfaction, it’s the backbone of a successful workforce.”  Forbes.com

 

SO WHAT IS CORPORATE CULTURE??

Corporate culture refers to the shared values, attitudes, morals and beliefs that characterize an organization and its members.  It is rooted in an organization’s goals, strategies, structure, and also its approach to employees, customers, investors and community.

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Best Questions to Ask Candidates in a 30 Minute Interview

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As recruiters who have successfully placed thousands of candidates and interviewed 5 times as many, we recognize the importance of asking the right questions and also keeping the interview process focused and brief.   Going into an interview, there are the 3 things you are trying to assess:

A.    JOB SKILLS:  Do they have the experience, skills and qualifications required to succeed in the role?

B.     PERSONALITY:  Would they be a good culture fit with the company and the rest of the team?

C.     INTELLIGENCE:  Are they intelligent? Can they solve problems? Work independently? Handle stressful situations? Continue reading

Our Work Safety Plan

Standard Safety Policies and Precautions

Every employee of Whistler and Squamish Personnel Solutions (WPS)  is required to follow the standard safety precautions that have been put in place by Work Safe BC and our province to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19  and other airborne illnesses.  Please do what you can to keep yourself, your teammates and the public safe.

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FAQs for Employers

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Q:  What EXPERIENCE does Squamish Personnel have?    [MORE]
Q:   How do your FEES for work?  [MORE]
Q:  What do you mean by GUARANTEE? [MORE]
Q:  Where do you get your CANDIDATES from?  [MORE]
Q:  What is  your PROCESS? And how long does it take?   [MORE]
Q:   What kind of SKILLS TESTING do  you do?   [MORE]
Q:  How many REFERENCES do you check?   [MORE]
Q:  How does your TEMPORARY PLACEMENT SERVICE work?   [MORE]
Q:  What does a PERMANENT PLACEMENT SERVICE include?   [MORE]


Q:  What EXPERIENCE does Squamish Personnel have in recruiting and human resources?

WPS-success-buttonSquamish Personnel, as a division of Whistler Personnel, has been recruiting top talent in the sea to sky corridor for more than two decades – since 1995.   Our managers and coordinators also each have more than a dozen years in human resources, hospitality and business management.  Click here for bios of our team.   Over the past 20 years, we have successfully place hundreds of long term and temp employees in Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton at over 70 different businesses including these past clients:  Continue reading