Our Commitment to Our Clients, Colleagues & Communities: COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020

An Important Update re: COVID-19

Here at the ECL Group of Companies (Executrade, Richardson, Stoppler Hughes and Outsource) our core purpose is to enable the achievement of vision, for our clients, candidates and staff. We believe that to help you in achievement of vision, we are to be open, transparent and available for any support you may need. As we monitor the impact, both globally and locally, of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we believe it is important to share with you the measures we are taking to ensure the safety of our clients, candidates and staff.

The ECL Group is following the direction of the Canadian government as well as recommendations from the public health authorities regarding COVID-19 prevention. Please see below for the key areas we, the ECL Group, are focusing on:

How We Connect
We are prepared to do everything we can to ensure your recruitment experience continues uninterrupted. There are a variety of flexible ways to connect with digital technology such as phone, email, Skype, FaceTime, social media, as well as through our website(s).

Serving You
We are taking additional steps to keep our spaces safe for our clients, candidates and our employees. We have increased deep cleaning of our office including sanitizing all surfaces, door handles, chair handles, reception area, meeting rooms, washrooms and high touch areas.

Office Etiquette
As of today, the ECL Group of Companies offices will operate by an appointment-only basis. Our employees have been advised to work remotely, however it is their choice. Our phones are always on (780.944.1122/Edmonton or 403.252.5835/Calgary) and our recruiters and staff are available by phone, skype, email, etc. The ECL Group of Companies are here to serve you.

Care of Staff
Our staff have been advised, in line with the advice of health authorities, to stay home for the recommended 14 days, in self quarantine, if they are showing any sign of fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Any staff that are coming back from any out of country vacations will also take part in self quarantine for the suggested amount of time.

Guiding You
You may have questions about the current recruitment landscape. Please know that our team of recruiters and business professionals are available to help guide you through these turbulent times. Your well-being matters to us. At times like these, a conversation can make a big difference. We are all in this together.

This is probably not the first notice you have seen regarding the current global situation, but all companies are trying to do their best in connecting with their clients and customers to keep them informed and feel supported. We appreciate you taking the time to read this.

We hope that this email finds you well, and you feel fully informed of the measures the ECL Group of Companies are taking to promote a healthy and safe working environment. Stay safe!