What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

July 28th, 2016

Having trouble landing your dream job? It might be your resume. As recruiters we review a lot of resumes and part of our job is to provide candidates with resume coaching and feedback. So to help you prepare your resume for when the next great role comes your way, we’re sharing 5 things a recruiter is really thinking when reading your resume.

Meet the Headhunter: Sarah Brekelmans, PR & Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Sarah Brekelmans, PR & Marketing Recruiter

March 17th, 2016

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 talent seeker or candidate in the current job market. This month, meet Toronto-based PR Recruiter, Sarah Brekelmans.

5 Steps to Making a Career Change

5 Steps to Making a Career Change

January 5th, 2016

By Sarah Brekelmans, Toronto Marketing Recruiter These days, people are not just looking for a job that pays the bills – they are looking for a career that aligns with their goals and interests; something…

6 Tips for a Flawless UX Portfolio

6 Tips for a Flawless UX Portfolio

September 24th, 2015

For User Experience Designers, your portfolio is your number one tool for showing potential employers the work you’ve accomplished and the skills you bring to the table.
On the flipside, if done incorrectly, your portfolio can also be you what turns an employer the other way.
As a recruiter in this space, there’s nothing more unfortunate than meeting a strong UX designer who’s portfolio doesn’t effectively showcase their capabilities. To make sure this isn’t you, here are some high-level tips to help you develop an effective UX portfolio:

Talking Salary with Your Headhunter

Talking Salary with Your Headhunter

August 6th, 2015

Recently there’s been a lot written about headhunters and salary. Should you disclose? Should you negotiate directly with the hiring manager? Here’s my best advice on how to be the most successful in talking salary with a headhunter.