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Monday, April 17, 2006

Easter Monday! April 17,2006

Quid Novis has immediate openings for permanent contract staff for the following positions: Web Author/Editor Web Programmer
Quid Novis Internet Productions is seeking technical and design team members to assist with web site development and maintenance, starting as contract staff in the positions listed below. Information on how to apply and requirements for all contract positions follows the job descriptions.
Web Programmer(Hourly Rate: $30.00 - $35.00)
We need a web programmer with advanced expertise in ASP/ASP.NET. You will have expert knowledge of object-oriented programming and have applied this knowledge by developing web-based applications from scratch and/or by customizing third-party applications. You take pride in developing clean, efficient, well-documented and well-tested code, and you are also comfortable working with and improving other developers' code. You have a solid understanding of relational database concepts. You have completed post-secondary education and have 3-5 years of web programming experience in a commercial environment.
Minimum Required Skills / Abilities
Expert knowledge of ASP and advanced knowledge of ASP.NET
Advanced knowledge of HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript
Demonstrated experience developing/working with web-based applications
Thorough knowledge of database design and administration (MS-Access, MS-SQL Server, MySQL)
Demonstrated ability to translate client expectations into a working application within a specified timeframe
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to maintain attention to detail and to complete multiple and complex tasks
Comfortable working both independently and within a team environment
Client support skills and experience Preferred Additional Skills / Abilities:
Experience with other scripting languages (PHP, ColdFusion, Perl, PerlScript, ActionScript)
Experience with web services development
Experience with configuration and administration of operating systems (Windows Server 2000/2003 and *NIX) and web server software (IIS, Apache)
Apply by Friday, April 28, 2006
Web Author/Editor(Hourly Rate: $18.00 - $25.00)
We need a multi-talented and multi-tasking HTML code jockey to provide content development for new projects and support for a wide range of existing web sites. You have the ability to create new code and troubleshoot existing code by hand -- no WYSIWYG dependents! You have a thorough understanding of all aspects of web development, including strategy, design, functionality, and implementation. You have completed post-secondary education and have 2-3 years of web development experience in a commercial environment.
Minimum Required Skills / Abilities
Expert knowledge of HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, CSS
In-depth experience using HTML-editing software and image-editing software
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Comfortable working both independently and within teams
Flexible work schedule
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Detail-oriented with strong proof-reading and copy-editing skills
Good aesthetic design sense
Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
Demonstrated range of site development experience
Experience using the internet as a research and development tool
Preferred Additional Skills / Abilities:
Experience using Homesite, Fireworks, Flash, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Office
Understanding of scripting languages (ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, ColdFusion) and CGI (Perl)
Familiarity with XML, XHTML, WML
SEO knowledge and experience
Familiarity with CMS products
Client support skills and experience
Apply by Friday, April 28, 2006

Graphic Designer
We need a graphic designer to provide ongoing backup to our core design group. While we do not expect designers to be coders or programmers, we do expect designers to focus on our client's needs and strive to develop exceptional interfaces that will engage the target market. You will have an innovative design portfolio, and have extensive experience with a wide range of image-editing software. While you may not have extensive web experience, you are eager to work with and learn from an existing team that specializes in web development. You have completed post-secondary education and have 2-3 years of graphic design experience in a commercial environment.
Minimum Required Skills / Abilities
Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
Advanced understanding of user interface design
Ability to develop creative design solutions within the constraints of the web
Ability to provide design files in Windows-friendly format
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Flexible work schedule

Preferred Additional Skills / Abilities:
Demonstrated experience developing web site interfaces and designs
Experience working with Fireworks MX
Working knowledge of Flash (or willingness to learn)
Multimedia development experience
How to Apply for This Position


How to Apply
Please include a covering letter outlining your weekly schedule availability, current hourly rate, internet-related development goals, and your reasons for wishing to join the Quid Novis team.
Applications must also include a resume, and specific live examples on the web demonstrating required areas of expertise.
Send applications by email to jobs "AT" quidnovis "DOT" caand specify the job for which you are applying.
We regret that we can only contact those selected for an interview, but we appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply. We appreciate your interest in Quid Novis and encourage you to visit this site for future job postings.

Application deadline for all positions is Friday, April 28, 2006 at 1:00 pm
All resumes must be delivered digitally and must include live portfolio URLs
No phone calls please
Applications that do not meet these submission criteria will not be accepted
Requirements For All Contract Positions
Successful applicants are required to have their own workspace and computer systems, internet connection and telephone. A corporate email account will be provided for work-related use, and supporting software will be provided where required. Successful applicants will be required to sign confidentiality/non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
Hours per month for part-time contract staff will range anywhere from 20 to 100, depending on areas of expertise and specialization and scheduling availability. Our hourly rates are competitive, and commensurate with experience and demonstrated expertise.
Contract staff will be considered for advancement to full-time positions as such positions become available


Ideal opportunity for a seasoned Recruiter or Recruitment Researcher to work from home as well as the office. Workload may vary based on business needs. Ideal match for individual who has experience operating their own business as a consultant.Main Duties:

Screening resumes using on-line tools (this can be done from home)
Scheduling interviews
Interviewing candidates in person as well as over the phone.
Working with Hiring Managers to select candidates for a variety of contract or permanent full time roles
Referencing and extending offers to selected candidates
Maintaining Recruitment Metrics for filled positions
Conducting confidential searches


Pharmaceutical Company in Toronto involved in research and development, manufacturing, quality, sales and distribution.
To apply:
Please apply on line
Program Coordinator - Sales

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CANADA;
Job Category: Sales, Business Development, Care Giving
Industry: Recruitment/Staffing
Company URL:
Year(s) of Experience: 4
Number Of Positions: 2
Date Posted: Apr 10, 2006
Contact E-mail:


Our client is seeking a Program Coordinator to promote children’s safety programs and supplies outside of Edmonton within the Alberta market place. If you are a sales driven individual looking to work from home with a desire to help communities then this lucrative opportunity is definitely for you!

The Skills and Experience…
3-5 years of previous outside/direct business to business sales experience
Proven ability to build relationships with your customers, cold call, and service existing accounts
Proficient computer skills
Secure financial support from community business partners

The Person…
Self motivated, with excellent time management skills, and the ability to problem solve
Confident, outgoing and professional
Positive, honest and mature with a strong working ethic
Adapts well to diverse personalities
Offers excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills for face to face presentations

The Compensation…
Base compensation of $30,000.00 + bonuses + commission and benefits

Must have your own vehicle, willing to travel and an expense allowance will be given
Must have your own computer with Internet and E-mail at home

Interested applicants may forward their resume, in confidence to:

Shane Snyder
Permanent Placement Consultant
Spherion Staffing Solutions
275 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 1P1
Fax: 975-0975
Phone: (204) 943-5211
Contact E-mail:

Instructional Designer/ Technical Writer

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CANADA;
Industry: Education
Company URL:
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2006
Contact E-mail:

Base Corp Learning Systems is an experienced provider of learning solutions for medium to large-sized organizations. Our team includes highly skilled specialists who design and build customized learning solutions that use the latest tools and technology.
We are seeking an Instructional Designer/ Technical Writer in Calgary to work collaboratively with staff and clients to design effective learning resources (online, classroom, procedures, and job aids.) and exercises that are functional, intuitive, and simple.

You must have a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience with proven skills in instructional design and technical writing. You should also possess an Education degree in Instructional Technology, Educational Technology or Instructional Design. You must be comfortable in a fast-paced, team-oriented, dynamic environment. You will also have good mentorship abilities and be able to provide guidance to junior development staff as required.
· Minimum 3 years relevant experience in instructional design and technical writing
· Strong ability to work independently and with a team
· Very strong communication and problem-solving skills
· Demonstrated ability to complete all phases of the project cycle, including analysis, design, implementation, and support

· Familiarity with learning management systems
· Intermediate understanding of multimedia software development tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and Flash) and the development cycle

· Provide instructional design support for all current and future learning programs
· Interview Subject Matter Experts to gather information necessary for building learning guides, storyboards, job aids, and other learning resources
· Maintain a good client working relationship
· Develop, revise, and edit instructional materials to be used as learning resources
· Contribute to design and layout of online interfaces and interactive exercises
· Conduct needs analyses and skill profile sessions with clients to identify and document the requirements of the learning program being developed
· Contribute to our knowledge base by documenting new processes developed during the course of your daily work and creating learning resources for internal use
· Maintain and support multiple projects and deadlines
· May supervise junior staff and technical writers

· Have own vehicle and clean driving record
· Able to work from home

Interested and qualified candidates should email their resume to No phone calls please.

Sales Representative(Ottawa)

Job Type: Casual
Location: Ottawa, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Agriculture,Sales
Industry: Recruitment/Staffing
Company URL:
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2006
Sales RepresentativeWork from Home!Selling trees for a landscaping company.100% commission$25 per tree
Telephone Representatives

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CANADA;
Job Category: Telemarketing
Industry: Other
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2006

Needs a number of P.T. Telephone Representatives (no selling required) Opportunity to work from home following a training period. 20 to 24 hours per week; $8.50/hour Please send applications to Bob Aldridge at 2nd floor, 765 Portage Ave., Winnipeg MB R3G 0N2As originally published in the Winnipeg Free Press (ad #1292780)


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