Hire Wisdom: 5 Tips to Develop a Top Talent Acquisition Strategy

Hire Wisdom: 5 Tips to Develop a Top Talent Acquisition Strategy

February 14th, 2014

Have you ever gone to market for talent without a plan or without a team? It can be overwhelming and result in a poor hiring decision. When companies are unable to recruit top talent, it often comes down to the absence of a talent acquisition strategy or the absence of a team to do it.

5 Myths About Engaging a Headhunter

5 Myths About Engaging a Headhunter

January 14th, 2014

Last year, my colleague Carly-Anne Fairlie wrote Top 5 Myths About Headhunters/Recruiters, where she deconstructed popular myths held by job seekers about working with a headhunter. In this blog, I will look at the issue from a client’s point of view, tackling some preconceived notions (some true, some not) about working with headhunters.

6 Ways to Attract Top Talent With a Well-Branded Business

6 Ways to Attract Top Talent With a Well-Branded Business

November 22nd, 2013

Who doesn’t want to work for one of the top 10 … or even the top 100 companies on the Best Employers in Canada list? But if you’re a senior manager looking to hire top talent and your company’s name isn’t on that list, how do you attract the most qualified applicants for a job opening?

How to Effectively Use Social Media to Recruit Top Talent

How to Effectively Use Social Media to Recruit Top Talent

October 31st, 2013

By Carly-Anne Fairlie, Toronto Marketing Recruiter Social Media is a great recruitment tool for companies looking to hire digitally savvy talent.  But it has to been done right, or the top talent will see right…

Hire Wisdom: The 12 Keys to Successful Hiring

Hire Wisdom: The 12 Keys to Successful Hiring

October 22nd, 2013

By Ross Campbell, Toronto Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter Unsuccessful hiring is arguably the biggest problem in business today.  Pardon the cliché, but the right people really do make or break the company, and hiring…