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How to Use a Temp Agency to Hire Employees
How to Use a Temp Agency to Hire Employees
June 26, 2017

Working with our leading Calgary temp agency can help you quickly fill those vacant construction jobs with skilled, experienced workers.   Working with a temp agency is a great staffing solution for both short and/or long-term…

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The Ins & Outs of Working With Temporary Workers
The Ins & Outs of Working With Temporary Workers
May 15, 2017

Looking to fill that vacant labor job in Calgary? Learn about the changing face of temporary employment and how our staffing solutions can help your construction business grow.   It’s not just a perception: in Canada, temporary work…

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Is Hiring Temp Workers The Right Staffing Solution For You?
Is Hiring Temp Workers The Right Staffing Solution For You?
May 1, 2017

Do you need to fill a vacant construction job in Calgary? Find out why hiring temp workers might be your best staffing solution.   At Matrix Labor Leasing, a leading Calgary temp agency, we have extensive knowledge of the market and…

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How to Find Top Talent For That Vacant Construction Job
How to Find Top Talent For That Vacant Construction Job
March 31, 2017

Looking for skilled workers to fill that construction job vacancy? Here’s how our Calgary labor staffing company can help you attract & keep talented employees. Behind every great company, there is a workforce of skilled, productive…

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Importance of Keeping Your Employees Happy on The Construction Site
Importance of Keeping Your Employees Happy on The Construction Site
February 28, 2017

The high demand for construction jobs coupled with a severe shortage of skilled workers is creating a significant staffing challenge for companies looking to hire and retain the best talent. In order to stand out from competitors,…

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How to Work Successfully With a Blue Collar Staffing Agency
How to Work Successfully With a Blue Collar Staffing Agency
January 17, 2017

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 construction job. Temporary work also…

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The Impact of The Electrician Shortage
The Impact of The Electrician Shortage
December 7, 2016

With blue-collar workers aging out of construction jobs faster than they can be replaced, the country is facing a serious electrician shortage. There may be young prospects learning the trade and eager to fill the electrician labor…

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Improving Safety Standards of Small Construction Businesses
Improving Safety Standards of Small Construction Businesses
July 20, 2016

Promoting a strong safety culture on construction jobs not only reduces the amount of injuries and fatalities, but also impacts other business aspects such as productivity and competitiveness. And while large construction firms…

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How To Mitigate The Dangers of Working From Heights
How To Mitigate The Dangers of Working From Heights
June 22, 2016

A construction job exposes workers to a wide range of hazards. In particular, falling from heights is a growing occurrence and has been reported to account for one in five serious injuries on the construction site. In an industry as…

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Searching for a Job?
Searching for a Job?
February 12, 2016

With oil prices dropping to new lows and companies like Husky announcing a new round of layoffs competition for jobs in Alberta continues to increase. Simply submitting a resume that showcases your skills and accomplishments is no longer…

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Construction Sector is Set to Grow
Construction Sector is Set to Grow
January 8, 2016

Canada’s Federal Employment Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk recently met with Calgary business, municipal and economic leaders to discuss the current economic difficulties facing the province. Though she admits there is no "magic wand" that…

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Matrix Labour Leasing Helps Construction Workers Weather the Storm
Matrix Labour Leasing Helps Construction Workers Weather the Storm
December 4, 2015

As the oil and gas sector announces more layoffs every week, Calgarians are nervous about their futures and job security. Construction workers and skilled tradespeople, in particular, can be vulnerable to the shifting moods of the market…

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Introducing Matrix Construction
Introducing Matrix Construction
March 11, 2015

The Western Canadian construction industry has, for years, felt the stinging need to skilled workers in the workplace. In Alberta and B. C. alone, 60,000 workers with specialized skills are currently needed to meet labour and skill shortage…

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Housing Starts Show Promise for Calgary Construction
Housing Starts Show Promise for Calgary Construction
February 24, 2015

For people who work in Calgary’s construction industry, there’s little to be concerned about when it comes to the city’s current economic conditions, if Calgary housing starts are any indication. Despite statements of worry about…

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Office Construction in Calgary Creating Jobs and a Bright Future
Office Construction in Calgary Creating Jobs and a Bright Future
December 15, 2014

Over the past five years, office construction in Calgary has gone from strength to strength. Not only is this boom in office tower construction creating jobs, it is also paving the way to a bright future for the city. To find out more,…

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Nose Hill & Stoney Trail Interchange
Nose Hill & Stoney Trail Interchange
February 20, 2013

Matrix is assisting the prime contractor; Acciona Infrastructure Canada on this project. The Stoney Trail Extension has connected Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) to Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail). The four lane divided roadway located in…

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The Fast Growth 50 Awards Ceremony
The Fast Growth 50 Awards Ceremony
February 13, 2013

On February 12th, 2013 Matrix was presented with our first award! Matrix ranked #7 for the Alberta Venture's Fast Growth 50. We would like to thank Alberta Venture; without you this would not have been possible. 

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Matrix ranked 7th by Alberta Venture in 2013 Fast Growth 50
Matrix ranked 7th by Alberta Venture in 2013 Fast Growth 50
January 8, 2013

They call it the definitive list of Alberta's fast-growth champions, and we're honored to have been included as one of them. The Fast Growth 50 list is based on completed questionnaires and financial statements submitted by…

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Getting to know Matrix
Getting to know Matrix
April 12, 2012

Matrix Labour Leasing Ltd. is a construction service company that offers full human resource and placement services. Our company's philosophy is simple; we save our clients time and money by supplying qualified workers. With over 10…

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