4 Tips to Ensure You Hire an Industry Leading Recruitment Agency

4 Tips to Ensure You Hire an Industry Leading Recruitment Agency

April 4th, 2017

There are many companies that have vacant positions for months on end because they cannot find the right candidate to fill the role. To prevent this from happening to them, many companies are using recruitment agencies and consultants to help them gain access to the best talent on the market.

Meet the Headhunter: Steven Petroff, Accounting & Finance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Steven Petroff, Accounting & Finance Recruiter

February 28th, 2017

IQ PARTNERS would like you to get to know some of our recruiters. Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a job seeker or hiring manager. This month, meet Toronto Recruiter Steven Petroff.

Meet the Headhunter: Dave Speiran, Legal Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Dave Speiran, Legal Recruiter

December 29th, 2016

Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a talent seeker or candidate in the current job market. This month, meet Toronto Legal Recruiter, Dave Speiran.

The Need for Continuous Training in the Recruitment World

The Need for Continuous Training in the Recruitment World

December 15th, 2016

Just like any other industry, there is a need for continuous training in the recruitment world. How to recruit, where to find candidates, and approaches to hiring continue to change, and recruiters who keep their eye on the prize and stay on top of industry trends are positioned to be successful.

Meet the Headhunter: Stephen Lecker, Accounting & Finance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Stephen Lecker, Accounting & Finance Recruiter

November 25th, 2016

To help you get to know the headhunter on the other end of the phone, each month we at IQ PARTNERS profile one of our recruiters by asking them the same 10 questions. This month, meet Toronto headhunter Stephen Lecker.

Meet the Headhunter: Allison Ritcey, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Allison Ritcey, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

October 27th, 2016

I wish I had a secret, but the secret is just doing the work. You’ve got to be there every day, staying on a search, and not giving up. It’s also putting in the work and knowing your market well enough to know who the A players vs. the B players are, knowing who to connect with, and also trying to be ahead of the curve with new companies that are coming up.

Meet the Headhunter: Gary Hinde, IT Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Gary Hinde, IT Recruiter

September 27th, 2016

Currently there are no barriers to entry whatsoever in the recruitment industry, so while I don’t want to add a layer of complexity, I think there certain criteria (mostly around business ethics) that should be built in, that just aren’t there right now.

Meet the Headhunter: Priscilla Poirier, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Priscilla Poirier, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

August 25th, 2016

Listen more, talk less. There are many times when I have witnessed this business becoming more about the recruiter and their needs and less about the candidate and what’s best for them. More recruiters should listen to their candidates and, instead of just trying to make submissions, try to understand what they’re really looking for. If submitting them for a job takes too much convincing, it’s probably not the right role for them!

Meet the Headhunter: Riel LaPointe, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Riel LaPointe, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

July 29th, 2016

As far as agency recruiting goes, there are way too many “fly by night” shops that give our industry a terrible reputation. I have worked with countless recruiters over the years, many of which are phenomenal, and many others – not so much. Too many are focused on their commission instead of the human beings they are trying to help match up.