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Calgary Construction Staffing Trends

Keeping up With Current Staffing Trends

Keep ahead of this year’s blue collar staffing trends & stay competitive as the construction industry changes and grows in 2017. You’ve likely already set your goals and objectives for 2017,…

Blue Collar Staffing Calgary

How to Work Successfully With a Blue Collar Staffing Agency

Choosing to work with a blue collar staffing agency can provide many benefits, in addition to paying your bills. Your skills stay up-to-date and you may get an inside track to a more permanent…

Temp Agency Calgary

4 Ways To Improve Productivity On A Construction Site

One of the major setbacks for any construction project is a loss of productivity that results in delays and loss of funds. That is why, as an employer, you require staffing solutions that are…

Staffing Solutions Calgary

Top Construction Careers

5 Top Paying Construction Jobs in Canada Working in construction can be strenuous and intense but it can also bring opportunities to find rewarding and high-paying jobs. While some roles require…

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Spring Into Safety

There is no denying that construction is a great sign for a community. It signals growth, innovation and investment. You don’t have to go far anywhere in Calgary to see signs of such development. …

Calgary Construction Jobs

What $700 Million in Infrastructure Spending Means for Alberta Workers

As workers across the province continue to feel the pinch of a slow economy the federal government has stepped up to try and jumpstart the economy. This week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally…

A Team of Experts

A Team of Experts

In every industry you need to know you can count on your workers, and no more so than in the construction industry. You need to know that each member of your team is qualified for the job and knows…

The Advantage of Networking

The Advantage of Networking

With more layoffs announced each day finding well paid work in Alberta is seeming like a more and more daunting task. The old adage that it isn’t what you know it is who you know is becoming even…

Fall Protection Statistics for Construction Safety

Fall Protection Statistics for Construction Safety

In Canada, more than 40,000 workers get hurt each year because of fall accidents. Fall accidents represent a large percentage of “lost-time injuries” accepted by workers’ compensation boards…

A Message From the President

A Message From the President

Although our economy has faced a few speed bumps recently, I strongly believe that the media is sensationalizing the magnitude of the downturn.   Like every responsible business we have been…

The Evolution of Workforce Placement

The Evolution of Workforce Placement

Born and raised in Rexton, New Brunswick, Shannon Warren moved to Vancouver in the late 1990s to work as a house framer. A few years later, in the early 2000s, he relocated to Calgary for something…

Looking for a Job in Alberta's Shrinking Market? Matrix Can Help!

Looking for a Job in Alberta's Shrinking Market? Matrix Can Help!

Late last week, one of the hottest topics on the news was yet another downturn in the Alberta oil sands economy, which is resulting in job losses across the province, especially in Fort McMurray,…

Job Vacancy in Alberta: The 2015 Forecast

Job Vacancy in Alberta: The 2015 Forecast

Overview: With fears of potential layoffs in the oil and gas sector due to dropping oil prices, Albertans should still feel optimistic about the availability of jobs in the province. Third quarter…

Projected Job Growth for Alberta: Edmonton and Calgary on the way up

Projected Job Growth for Alberta: Edmonton and Calgary on the way up

Overview Albertans have enjoyed the steady pace of job growth and demands for the past several years. The results from a recent labour-market study show that the future in Alberta will have…

Plug In With Matrix Connect

Plug In With Matrix Connect

Overview Have you heard of Matrix Connect? If you haven't, then you're missing out! Matrix Connect is a new online HR community that allows you to browse and apply for jobs with ease, get…

How To Work Safely In A Small Construction Crew

How To Work Safely In A Small Construction Crew

Overview Due to the labour shortage and demand for skilled workers, small and sometimes short handed work crews are becoming common. If handled correctly these small work forces can be effective…

Reporting Injuries

Reporting Injuries

Reporting injuries and near misses immediately to your supervisor is crucial to our safety program and WBC claim management. It helps identify any common trends and allows us to implement corrective…

The Suit & Tie vs. The Fluorescent Vest

The Suit & Tie vs. The Fluorescent Vest

When you graduate from high school, rumor has it that university is the only way to create a stable career and have a lifelong income. But the world is evolving, and change is slowly creeping up…

Skills Canada National Competition 2014

Skills Canada National Competition 2014

A few weeks ago was the 20th anniversary of the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC). The event is the only national multi-trade and technology competition for apprentices and students in…

Matrix is Seeking an In-House Summer Intern

Due to our rapid growth and recent expansion, Matrix is hiring a summer intern for in-house operations. JOB POSTING CLOSED Job Details Position: SUMMER INTERN-Entry Level Safety…

Red Seal Carpenter Program

Red Seal Carpenter Program

The Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program was established more than 50 years ago to provide greater mobility across Canada for skilled workers. Today, it represents a standard of excellence for…

Expired Safety Tickets?

Expired Safety Tickets?

Having current safety certificates allow for you to have a knowledge base in many safety sectors; these courses allow the best way to prevent injuries and occupational illnesses. Matrix has…

Matrix celebrates TEN successful years in business

This year, Matrix Labour Leasing Ltd. is celebrating 2 major milestones for our organization! 10 years in business Over $45 Million in sales! We believe that the strongest indicators of…

Matrix launches new online community

Further to our commitment to invest in technology and communication, Matrix is proud to present the launch of our new website.  This site launch is the first phase of an online initiative we are…

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