Prepped for success: 8 ways to prep for an interview

Prepped for success: 8 ways to prep for an interview

December 20th, 2012

By Ross Campbell Toronto Financial Recruiter You’ve been invited to come in for a job interview. That’s the good news. To make the most of this important first step, now is the time to start…

Employee Motivation: 3 Insights From a Headhunter

Employee Motivation: 3 Insights From a Headhunter

December 6th, 2012

By Gary Hinde Toronto-based Recruiter Hire less: Headhunters want to ensure that finding the right employee lasts. Here are some motivational tips on how to retain and see more results from your employees. The winter…

Recruiters Tips: Top 5 Email Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Recruiters Tips: Top 5 Email Blunders and How to Avoid Them

November 28th, 2012

By Judy Sheridan Toronto-based Operations Manager  Most of us rely on email as one of our primary communication tools, and given the number of messages we send and receive, we do it with remarkable success….

How To Spot A Bad Recruiter

How To Spot A Bad Recruiter

November 15th, 2012

By Randy Quarin, Toronto Communications & Technology Recruiter Not all headhunters are created equal. While many of them are extremely competent and trustworthy, there are unfortunately always a few rotten apples rolling around. What’s even more…

Top 5 Myths About Headhunters/Recruiters

Top 5 Myths About Headhunters/Recruiters

October 31st, 2012

By Carly-Anne Fairlie, Toronto-based Marketing Recruiter We’ve all heard horror stories about Headhunters and perhaps you even have a few of your own to share (I know I have!).  But it’s important to note that…

Big Bad Social Media Profile Slip-Ups That Can Cost You A Job

Big Bad Social Media Profile Slip-Ups That Can Cost You A Job

October 25th, 2012

Social Media is a powerful tool … for good and for evil. As quickly as it can boost your presence, it can also tear it down. What you post on your social media profile can put you out of the running for a job you want, or even cost you one that you already have.

5 Hiring Trends for 5 Years

5 Hiring Trends for 5 Years

October 10th, 2012

This week’s Marketing Magazine has come out with its annual 2012 Salary Benchmarks. Always a terrific issue. Marketing asked IQ PARTNERS managing partner Bruce Powell to share his thoughts on hiring trends for the next…

Why Hasn’t My Headhunter Called Me Back?

Why Hasn’t My Headhunter Called Me Back?

October 4th, 2012

It’s a major frustration for jobseekers. You think you’re in line for a great job. You’ve polished your resume and social media profiles until they sparkle. You’ve either spoken to or met with your recruiter…

How To Lose a Job Offer Without Even Trying

How To Lose a Job Offer Without Even Trying

September 13th, 2012

You believe you’re perfect for the job and, after a terrific interview, the employer seems to agree. So you’re in the final stages of the screening process and it seems like you’ve got the new job in the bag. But hold on, don’t get ahead of yourself yet. There are still things that could cause the employer to rethink making you an offer. Here’s what NOT to do: