New Recruiting Tools to Help You Find Talent Faster and Easier

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Whistler Personnel has some¬†exciting news regarding our quest to ‘Fill the Void’ and resolve Whistler’s staffing crisis ūüôā

New Affordable Recruiting Services

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Best Questions to Ask 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 ‚Äėculture fit‚Äô 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

How to Ace your Next Job Interview

No interaction is more important to landing your dream job than the interview.

Get a Head StartWPS Candidate Headstart

One of the most valuable advantages that a candidate gains when they apply through Whistler Personnel rather than directly to a company is that our client relationships allow us to give candidates an inside glimpse of the prospective employer.   Continue reading

Resume Writing ‚Äď How to Survive the 5 Second Scan

As a recruiter who receives 100s of resumes a week, I can assure you that you want your resume to survive the ‚Äú5 second scan‚ÄĚ. ¬† This is the average amount of time a recruiter spends looking at each resume before ¬†sorting it into one of two piles: ¬†YES or NO.

How to ensure your resume is a YES

To survive and ensure you have the best odds of hitting the YES pile, follow these simple rules: Continue reading

10 Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

One of the most critical questions that you‚Äôll get asked at EVERY interview is sometimes the¬† one that feels like the easiest to answer ‚Äď but getting it wrong can cost you big so do not take it lightly. ¬† When the interviewer asks you ‚ÄúDo you have any questions for me?‚ÄĚ the worst possible answer you can give is a plain old ‚Äúno‚ÄĚ. ¬† Recruiters expect you to ask¬†some great questions so be ready.

This is your chance to impress your prospective employer!  Don’t miss it!

 

Asking intelligent questions shows that you have thoughtfully done your research, you are paying attention and you are very interested in the role. ¬† ¬†¬†When you prep for your interview, review the company website, social media channels and the job description and come up with some specific questions that you really do want to know about the company and the position ‚Äď and not just about the money and benefits. Continue reading

New Job Board and Website


CANDIDATE NEWSLETTER:  June  2016

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It’s a Brand New Day at Whistler Personnel! ¬†¬†We have¬†been busier than ever this year with new jobs coming in every week and have some exciting news and updates regarding the “dream job” that you have been looking for ūüôā Continue reading

FAQs for Employers

QUICK LINKS:

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

WPS-success-buttonWhistler Personnel has recruiting top talent in Whistler for more than two decades Рsince 1995.   Our managers also each have more than 20 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 Whistler at over 70 different businesses including these past clients: Continue reading

It’s A Brand New Day

Newsletter – March 2016 (PDF)

Well it’s official.¬†Whistler Personnel¬†Solutions has come of age. ¬†After 20 years of filling shoes in Whistler, we have matured and, like a fine wine, improved in some very flavourful ways. ¬†For starters, we have a fresh brand, logo and soon a new website. ¬†But our most exciting change is that we’ve decide to break the mold and flip our business model on its head.

We are charting new territory, leaving traditional placement agencies behind, and realigning ourselves with what our¬†customers need¬†(that’s you!). Because well, let’s face it, there’s nothing traditional about Whistler or Whistler businesses – staff shortages are legendary in this town and only getting worse. Whistler Personnel Solutions has decided that it’s time that we step up and do our part to¬†Fill the Void. Continue reading

Whistler Advice and Helpful Links

Whistler is a unique place – it’s equal parts small town and international resort. ¬†And somehow this blends beautifully into a magical place to live and work for over 10,000 residents that regularly call Whistler home. ¬† ¬†However, ¬†a Whistler lifestyle is not for everyone. ¬†¬†Housing is a unique challenge – especially for those who are just arriving in town. ¬† Pursuing a long-term career seems daunting on the surface, as most of the jobs available are for front-line customer service and hospitality positions. ¬†Even buying a new pair of socks or undies can be trying¬†if you are not looking for thermals¬†and you are not quite sold on¬†what the local pharmacy has on display…

So with that in mind, here are some helpful links to guide you in your quest to loving life in Whistler:

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Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your information over the internet, by telephone, or through our office is fundamental to the way we do business at Whistler Personnel Solutions (WPS).   Our Privacy Policy and related procedures that guide the handling of the personal information we collect is as follows:

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