Ramadan Fasting Workplace Safety Awareness

Many of us and/or our colleagues are observing Ramadan this month. Ramadan is an annual ritual in which those of the Islamic faith fast from dawn to dusk. In order to keep ourselves and our co-workers safe during this observance please remember the tips below while at work. Read more ›

Fall Awareness Week – Preventing Injury at Work

This week is Fall Awareness Week, a week which sheds light on the most common workplace injuries: Slips, Trips, and Falls.

At Breakaway Staffing it is our top priority to keep all of our associates safe on the job. Today we want to shed light on what employees and employers can do to prevent these types of injury at work. Read more ›

April 28th – National Day of Mourning

This Sunday, April 28th, is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness, due to a work-related tragedy. Read more ›


Did you know that you can now text Breakaway Staffing if you have any questions or if you are looking for work? Read more ›

Long Weekend Job Search

If you have some time to spare this long weekend why not do something that will advance your career? Take a moment this weekend to work on your job search and find yourself a new job! Read more ›

Equal Pay Day 2019

Today is Equal Pay Day. This day is dedicated to bringing attention to the wage gap that exists between working women and working men in Canada. Read more ›

5 Do’s & Don’ts for Your Next Skype Interview

Skype/video interviews are becoming more and more prevalent in order for companies to screen potential employees without having to bring them into the physical company’s office. If you are actively job searching it is likely that you may encounter a company that wants you to participate in this type of interview. Read more ›

5 Ways to Transition Back into Work After Vacation

July and August are popular times to take vacation from work and if you are like many of us you will have some time off coming up. It is important to take vacation time in order to achieve a good work-life balance however once you have time off from work it can be difficult to go back and get back into a work routine!

The end of a vacation means that you’re headed back to work and back to reality, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing! Our tips below will help you make a seamless transition back to work after vacation with very little stress. Read more ›

Avoiding Procrastination: 5 Tips for Success

This week is Procrastination Week and while we usually embrace and celebrate most silly holidays/weeks, no matter how wacky they are (it is also Pet Sitters Week and British Pie Week), we can’t advise you to embrace Procrastination Week.

Instead, we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few simple tips and tricks to avoid procrastination and get back on track. Read more ›

5 Reasons Why You Should Use an Employment Agency for Your Job Search

Struggling with your job search? Finding the perfect job can be stressful and time consuming but you don’t have to do it alone! An employment agency can help you find work fast.

Never considered using an agency for your job search? Here are 5 reasons why finding work through an employment agency is more effective than going directly to an employer! Read more ›