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Hiring Habits of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Hiring Habits of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

August 28th, 2014

As executive headhunters, we know that hiring better is the key to rapid growth in any company. Your people are your greatest asset. PROFITguide.com writes, “The leaders of the PROFIT 500 have hired a lot of people in the past few years; they created more than 34,000 net full-time equivalent positions between 2008 and 2013, so they’ve mastered the art of screening and bringing in candidates”. Here are our top 5 favourites. We use these tactics every day here at IQ PARTNERS to hire internally, and advise our clients to do the same:

Hire Wisdom: How to Implement an Applicant Tracking System that Works

Hire Wisdom: How to Implement an Applicant Tracking System that Works

August 21st, 2014

It may seem like an impersonal approach to hiring, but I believe that, when used well, ATS’s can actually help you create an exceptional candidate experience, maintain relationships with top candidates, build your company brand, and ultimately attract more top talent. I’ve seen way too many mid-sized and even larger companies who have yet to get on board with an ATS to help them organize job candidates. The right people are the most important part of your company, so you cannot afford not to invest.

9 Things Candidates Should STOP Saying If They Want to Get the Job

9 Things Candidates Should STOP Saying If They Want to Get the Job

August 14th, 2014

The goal of every job interview is to differentiate yourself from every other candidate and stand out as exceptional. Here are 9 examples of what not to say during your interview that will help you rise above the crowd.

Meet the Headhunter: Rhys Metler, Sales Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Rhys Metler, Sales Recruiter

August 7th, 2014

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 Sales Recruiter, Rhys Metler.