FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does it cost money to work with Impact Recruitment?
How can I start working with Impact Recruitment?
- If you see a position that interests you on our website, you can apply directly through our website by registering or logging in.
- If you see a position that interests you on an outside website, (example: monster, Workopolis, etc), you can simply follow the instructions for that service provider, or send a Microsoft Word version of your resume to the email address of the recruiter listed in the posting.
- If you do not see any positions that are applicable to you, but are interested in working with Impact Recruitment for future opportunities, please visit our jobs page and keep checking back! We are adding new positions every day.
I submitted my resume to a job posting on the website, do I need to re-submit my resume for other opportunities?
My resume information has changed since I last submitted my information. How do I update your records?
What is the Certified Candidate® System?
Why is the Certified Candidate® System an advantage to me?
How do I become a Certified Candidate®?
What Industries does Impact Recruitment service?
What sorts of jobs can Impact offer?
Impact Recruitment works at all levels of an organization, operating as the sole recruitment resource for our clients. We work on every role – from clerical and administrative positions, to high level-skilled trades, to C-level executive positions. Needless to say, whatever your level of experience or title, Impact Recruitment will be able to offer relevant positions whether now or in the near future.
What should I bring to my meeting with Impact?
When you interview with one of our clients, we will prepare you prior to each meeting. Every interview is different and will typically require unique preparation.
What can I expect during my meeting with Impact?
What types of employers does Impact Recruitment partner with?
Whatever your preference, Impact has the expertise and the network to ensure you find a rewarding career that aligns with your specific needs.
What is the advantage of working with Impact Recruitment and becoming a Certified Candidate®?
- We care about our candidates, and their long-term success. It is never about making a placement – it’s about creating great opportunities for great people and great companies.
- We don’t have quotas – we meet with you because we believe that success can be had while working together.
- At Impact Recruitment we work tirelessly to stay informed and ahead of the market. As a result, we frequently know about opportunities long before they are made public, and we just as frequently make placements with those specific companies before anyone even knows they are hiring.
There are truly no disadvantages to working with Impact Recruitment. We work with the top companies in North America and our commitment to quality means that you can be sure you we are working our hardest on your behalf.
What kind of involvement can I expect from Impact once I am placed?
How long will it take to find me a position?
Remember, we always look to the people we know as a first priority when we get a new opportunity. Even if you don’t see something that interests you today, we could receive a new job tomorrow that matches your needs perfectly.
I am currently employed; do I have to worry about privacy?
How should I present myself to Impact Recruitment?
How can I find out about the status of the position I applied for?
How can I be sure you received my resume?
Will I deal with more than one person throughout the process?
In the future, you may hear from a number of our team members. Each one has your interests at heart and values you as a part of our network.
Are you affiliated with any other companies or recruitment agencies?
Impact Recruitment (North America) operating the web site impactrecruitment.ca is not affiliated,
associated, or in any way officially connected with any other recruitment company, agency or firm.
We are not connected to any other company or web site operating under the name “Impact
Recruitment”. If you are contacted by an Impact Recruitment representative and are unsure of their
credibility or connection to our organization, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT TEMPORARY OR CONTRACT WORK
How can I start working immediately?
To start working immediately with Impactemps as an assignment employee, please apply to any jobs that are of interest to you via our website job board. Once your application has been submitted, one of our Recruitment Specialists’ will contact you to complete your registration. The Impactemps registration process will include job clearance information and gathering payroll documentation to ensure you are ready to start work. Please refer to How do I register with Impactemps? below for more information regarding the registration process.
How do I register with Impactemps?
After you’ve applied to a job via our job board, a Recruitment Specialist will be in touch with you to complete your registration. The registration process will include a review of the Terms and Conditions for working with Impactemps and collecting payroll information. Please be advised that personal documentation, including but not limited to government photo ID, proof of SIN and direct deposit information (for payroll purposes) will be required when registering with Impactemps. All personal documentation should be submitted directly to our secure mailbox at email@example.com.
How does temporary/contract work add value to my career?
If your long-term goal is to find permanent employment in an organization, contract or temporary work will give you a leg-up on the competition in the job marketplace.
What should I bring to my meeting?
You will also need to provide photo identification, proof of Social Insurance Number, and a copy of a void cheque.
Please also make sure you dress appropriately, as you would for a professional interview.
NOTE: reference letters will not be accepted in lieu of reference contact information, and references from friends or colleagues are not considered to be professional references by Impactemps. If you are new to the workforce, please provide reference information from past teachers or professionals from your secondary or post-secondary institution if available.
What can I expect during the meeting?
We will provide answers to any questions you might have, and/or provide you with resources to learn more.
Once you complete the meeting, we will match you up to available positions, if applicable, and we will coordinate your start with the hiring organization.
Should there be no position immediately available after you meet with us, don’t worry, you have not wasted your time! We will let you know as soon as a better possible job match arises, and we will stay in touch long-term.
How long will it take to find me a position?
You could land a temporary or contract job with Impactemps quickly, or it could take several days or even weeks, as market conditions for employees are constantly changing.
We will do our best to get your working right away and to match your skills according to our clients’ needs and expectations.
How do I get paid? What happens if I miss the timesheet deadline?
Should you miss the time-sheet deadline, you will be paid one week from the following Friday. As Impactemps does not provide payday advances, please do not miss your deadline!
How do I know if I am eligible for statutory pay?
Impactemps Assignment Employees get paid for statutory holidays if they are eligible. To qualify for statutory holiday pay, an employee must have been employed for at least 30 calendar days and have worked at least 15 of the 30 days before the statutory holiday. Statutory holiday pay equals an average day’s pay. Impactemps Assignment Employees who work on a statutory holiday are paid 1 and 1/2 times their regular wage for the time worked, up to 12 hours.
How much notice do I need to give if I plan to leave?
Should circumstances require you to start a new job quickly, we would request a minimum of one week of working notice if you plan to leave a temporary or contract assignment.