Please note that during the current COVID-19 crisis, the office is closed, however Marberg retains full functionality. Until further notice, all interviews will be conducted remotely. If you are looking to drop off a résumé, you should know that we only accept them electronically. You may apply via our job board, or ﬁll out this form. We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Update January 8, 2021
On January 4, 2021 , Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, announced new measures for Toronto workplaces to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Effective immediately there are new reporting requirements, infection prevention measures, and a system to publicly report on workplace related outbreaks.
Marberg Staffing COVID-19 reporting:
Current number of infected employees: 0
Total number of infected employees to date: 0
Marberg Staffing workplace measures adopted:
- Video intercom installed to prevent walk-ins without appointment
- Plexiglass shield installed in reception area
- Screening questionnaire implemented for any office staff and visitors at reception desk
- Hand sanitizer placed in reception, interview rooms and all desks
- Entire office space reconfigured to allow proper social distancing between in-office workers
- Physical barriers installed between facing desks
- All recruiter computers updated for effective video conferencing and interview (including AV requirements)
- HVAC system reviewed and updated by building operations
- Phone and computing systems (including server and fibre internet) updated both for bandwidth robustness, and enablement of remote work
- Office staff home computing systems upgraded and configured to enable robust and secure remote work
Note: The cloud-based Applicant Tracking System implemented in spring 2019 is ideally suited to enable collaborative remote work. This year our phone system was updated to integrate with the ATS, and make remote telephone handling easier and more robust. Marberg service levels have not been impacted by moving to remote work, and we have ensured the health & safety of our team.
Update: September 25, 2020
The Ontario Government amended Ontario Regulation 364/20 “Rules For Areas In Stage 3” under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. The amendment adds a requirement that organizations and businesses must implement mandatory screening for workers and essential visitors.
At a minimum, the following questions should be used to screen individuals for COVID-19 before they are permitted entry into the workplace:
1. Do you have any of the following new or worsening symptoms or signs? Symptoms should not be chronic or related to other known causes or conditions.
- Fever or chills
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Sore throat or trouble swallowing
- Runny nose/stuffy nose or nasal congestion
- Decrease or loss of smell or taste
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain
- Not feeling well, extreme tiredness or sore muscles.
2. Have you travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days?
3. Have you had close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19?
If the individual answers NO to all questions, they have passed and can enter the workplace.
If the individual answers YES to any questions, they have not passed and should be advised not to enter the workplace
Update: August 21, 2020
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) ends when you’ve received 28 weeks of benefits or on October 3, 2020, whichever comes first. For those who applied through the Canada Revenue Agency, the last four-week period for the CERB was August 30, 2020 through Septemer 26, 2020. However, you can still apply for the CERB retroactively through CRA.
Update: June 19, 2020
The CERB has been extended. It is now available to those who are eligible for a maximum of 6 eligibility periods (or 24 weeks total).
Update: May 29, 2020
The federal government has announced the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.
This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI).
From May to August 2020, the CESB provides a payment to eligible students of $1,250 for each 4-week period or $2000 for each 4-week period, if you have dependants or a disability.
Further details, eligibility and application portal here: CESB
Update: April 5, 2020
On April 5, Prime Minister Trudeau announced details of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). This program offers $2000/month to Canadians who have lost their job due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Prime Minister stated that it will take 3-5 days for the money to be directly deposited, or 10 days by mail. Applications are made through the CRA portal. Due to the anticipated volume, this week applications are limited as follow:
Monday April 6- those with birthdays in January, February and March
Tuesday April 7- those with birthdays in April, May and June
Wednesday April 8 – birthdays in July, August and September
Thursday April 9 – birthdays in October, November and December
Friday April 10 and on – open to all.
Further details, eligibility and application portal here: CERB