3 Ways to Create Compelling Job Titles that Attract the Best Candidates

3 Ways to Create Compelling Job Titles that Attract the Best Candidates

June 28th, 2016

Kevin Walker, Director of Employee Insights at Indeed.com shared a great example of just that. He explains, “A company was advertising a position using the title ‘Marketing Coordinator 3’”, a vague title that could really mean anything. “By changing the title to ‘Marketing Event Coordinator’, the number of candidates that looked at the full job posting increased 300% for the organic listing, and 1000% on the sponsored listing”, said Walker.

8 Benefits of Maintaining Your Marketing Talent Pool

8 Benefits of Maintaining Your Marketing Talent Pool

June 17th, 2016

With candidates more willing to make career changes and with so much change in the marketing industry, your organization needs to have a constant flow of talent to maintain flexibility, fill talent shortages, and achieve your performance targets consistently.

How to Avoid the Hassle and Costs of a Bad Hire

How to Avoid the Hassle and Costs of a Bad Hire

June 16th, 2016

Hiring the wrong person for the job can have a big impact on your company. Whether they lack the necessary skills or are a poor culture fit for your company, a bad hire can cost your company in many ways

5 Common Phrases You Should NEVER Use on Your Resume

5 Common Phrases You Should NEVER Use on Your Resume

May 31st, 2016

Want to get your resume noticed? With 70% of hiring managers spending less than two minutes reviewing each resume, the resumes that get noticed are the ones that maximize every word and phrase. Our Toronto recruiters share 5 common phrases to keep off your resume to help yours rise to the top.

Recruiting Plays a Vital Role in Successful Succession Planning

Recruiting Plays a Vital Role in Successful Succession Planning

May 19th, 2016

Succession planning plays a huge role in the longevity of any organization. A company’s ability to continuously keep the pipeline filled with talented individuals who move up and are promoted internally is an important success factor. Organizations need to have a systematic approach to identify, assess, and develop current and future employees to ensure they have what it takes to grow into new roles.

3 Marketing Career Tips from a Headhunter

3 Marketing Career Tips from a Headhunter

April 14th, 2016

Before you become the Chief Marketing Officer at a multinational organization, you need to work your way up. All current C-level executives didn’t start at the top, and the best executives worked their way up over time, gaining valuable experience in the process.

5 Simple Ways to Get a Recruiter’s Attention with Your Resume

5 Simple Ways to Get a Recruiter’s Attention with Your Resume

March 10th, 2016

Did you know recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds on a resume? That’s not very much time to get a recruiter’s attention and leave a lasting impression, let alone get them to select your resume from the pile of hundreds of other applications.

Are Non-Compete Clauses a Thing of the Past?

Are Non-Compete Clauses a Thing of the Past?

March 8th, 2016

Non-compete clauses are a common part of many employment contracts. They are in place to protect a company’s best interests and ensure trade secrets and confidential information don’t make their way to competitors when an employee departs. But are they really necessary anymore? Are they fair?

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…