What is Topgrading? A Headhunter Explains (video)

October 21st, 2016
Topgrading interview
Topgrading, developed by Dr. Brandford Smart, is one of the best screening methods on the market. In fact, it's the go-to technique for some of the top companies in the world, including GE and Microsoft. Click below to hear Sales Headhunter Rhys Metler break down what Topgrading is, and how we at IQ PARTNERS use it to help identify the best candidates for our clients.

Advantages of Working with an External Recruiter: How to Tell Friend from Foe

October 20th, 2016
Riel LaPointe Financial Services & Insurance recruiter
One strategy that more professionals are benefitting from is working with an external recruiter

Staying in a Job Too Long Can Hurt Your Marketing Career

October 18th, 2016
Adrian-Robinson Toronto Marketing Recruiter
It could be argued that staying in the same job creates complacency. There isn’t a need to grow and learn new skills – something that is vital in an ever-changing marketing landscape.

Breaking Out of a Slump: How to Revamp Your Recruiting Strategy

October 14th, 2016
Ross Campbell Financial Services Insurance Recruiter
If you are having issues attracting candidates, then perhaps it’s time for a refresh. It’s time to revamp your recruiting strategy and take a new approach to hiring. The truth is that the reason many companies struggle to hire effectively is because they are using dated and ineffective recruiting strategies.

Ready to Hire Generation Z?

October 13th, 2016
Toronto Executive Search & Technology Recruiter Randy Quarin
That’s right – another generation is starting to hit the workforce. In fact, some of them already have! Many companies are still trying to figure out the best strategies to recruit Millennials and Generation Y, let alone give any thought at all to hiring this new generation of young professionals.

Most People Want to Work for Small Companies, Says LinkedIn

October 11th, 2016
Toronto Executive Search & Marketing Recruiter Bruce Powell
Professionals want to work for smaller companies. Not just some of them, an overwhelming majority of them, according to a recent LinkedIn survey.

Recruitainment Is Changing the Recruiting Industry

October 7th, 2016
Aaron Walker Toronto Technology Recruiter
Forward thinking organizations are looking for new ways to inject some life into their recruiting practices and exploring new methods to separate great candidates from the pack and improve hiring success. One way they are doing this is through what has been coined “Recruitainment.”

How NOT to Fall Flat in Your Job Search this Fall

October 6th, 2016
Sarah Brekelmans Toronto Marketing Recruiter
Fall is a great time for marketing professionals to be on the job hunt. With the summer in the rear view and the holiday season still a few months away, companies are focused on business – and for many, this means hiring and adding to their marketing team. This means that early fall is a great time to send out resumes and get well placed to be noticed.

7 Career Accomplishments to Have by the Time You’re 30

October 4th, 2016
Toronto Technology Recruiter Gary Hinde
While these goals will vary from person to person, there are some common things that most professionals want to accomplish by the time they reach their 30th birthday.

Top PR Trends to Watch for in 2017

September 30th, 2016
Carly-Anne Fairlie Toronto PR & Marketing Recruiter
Public Relations and Communications has evolved significantly over the past 5 years. The evolution of digital and social media has allowed ‘word of mouth’ to move at a very rapid pace and, now more than ever, digitally savvy consumers are debunking traditional advertising methods and seeking the opinions of friends, industry experts and celebrities.