Meet the Headhunter: Matthew Lester, Startup Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Matthew Lester, Startup Recruiter

January 22nd, 2015

To help you get to know the headhunter on the other end of the phone, each month we at IQ PARTNERS profile one of our recruiters by asking them the same 10 questions. This month, meet Toronto headhunter Matthew Lester, a Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter.

Hire Wisdom: Retain Your Employees with 8 Small Changes

Hire Wisdom: Retain Your Employees with 8 Small Changes

January 15th, 2015

It’s easy for business leaders to get caught up in day-to-day business needs and forget that leading and developing their team is just as important as that quarterly report that’s due next week. Your top employees are getting calls from your competition, so it’s important to give them a reason to stay. How? By hiring the right people, being available to them, and committing to their development. Use these 8 employee engagement and retention strategies to develop and retain your top talent.

4 Ways to Write (& Receive) More Professional Emails

4 Ways to Write (& Receive) More Professional Emails

January 8th, 2015

In a text message world, our collective outlook on email has become increasingly casual. But this can have real implications in a professional setting, in terms of the practical dissemination of information, productivity, and perception. To help you simplify your life in 2015, here are 4 quick and easy reminders to help you write (and receive) more professional emails.