6 Steps to Getting a Job with Breakaway: As Told Through Emojis

Emojis are how many of us communicate on a daily basis. These faces and symbols provide us with a way to convey our emotions while using the different technologies in our lives (text messaging, social media, etc).

In honour of World Emoji Day today we are going to walk you through the six steps involved in getting a job with Breakaway Staffing the best way we know how: through emojis! Read more ›


RF Scanners in Warehouses/Distribution Centres

Many warehouses/distribution companies use a device called an RF scanner to pick orders and control the flow/quantity of inventory within the organization.

But what exactly is an RF scanner and why is it so useful for industrial businesses to use this technology? We dig deeper into RF scanners in today’s blog post.

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Goods Movement Process – From Supplier to Consumer

The movement of goods is a crucial part of our lives. Everything we buy is moved through a channel of different complex systems before it arrives in our shopping cart or at our door. Most of us don’t realize the scope of people involved in this everyday process. Read more ›


Apply these 9 First Date ‘Don’ts’ to Your Upcoming Job Interview

Preparing for a job interview can be scary. Making a good first impression is crucial and if it goes well it can mean a huge change in your life. Does this sound like anything else most of us do? Read more ›


Long Weekend Tips for Staying In & Going Out

The long weekend is finally here!! As we gear up to celebrate Canada Day there are many things we must take into consideration.Things like: Are we going to the cottage? Going to a fireworks celebration? Or are we just going to stay in and enjoy the three day weekend?

No matter what your plans are this weekend we have great tips for you in today’s blog post. Read more ›


Understanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is every worker’s defense against hazards in the workplace. PPE is crucial to helping keep you safe while on the job.  Read more ›


Summer Work – Earn More Money This Summer!

Today is the first official day of summer! And with the warm weather comes changes in the workplace.

Many employees go on vacation in June, July, and August which creates opportunities for you to earn extra money this summer doing temporary/summer work! Read more ›


#FeelGoodFriday Motivational Quotes

It’s Friday and we’re celebrating with #FeelGoodFriday! We’re embracing the hashtag and want to share six motivational quotes that make us feel good and help us wrap up our week in a great mood – we hope they do the same for you! (They may even help you look forward to Monday morning!) Read more ›


How Going Outside Can Help Your Career

June is Great Outdoors Month! There are many benefits to spending time outdoors. And while many of us don’t have the opportunity to spend our full workday outside, there are ways to take a portion of your day and move it outdoors and see the benefits the great outdoors can offer us! Read more ›


Preventing Heat Stress this Summer

As summer fast approaches there are new hazards in the workplace that we must be aware of. This great weather brings new heat- related dangers for workers, the biggest of which is Heat Stress. Read more ›