Avoid These 4 Hiring Mistakes

Avoid These 4 Hiring Mistakes

May 28th, 2015

I once worked with a technology organization that hired large volumes of sales representatives on an ongoing basis. This company had agreed on the basic definition of an ideal candidate, but still individual hiring managers often inserted personal biases that were largely unimportant. Things like…

How The Successful Recruiting Process Works: A Checklist

How The Successful Recruiting Process Works: A Checklist

May 21st, 2015

“What exactly is it you headhunters do? Is IQ PARTNERS like a staffing agency? Can you get me a job?”

I get these questions a lot, and I understand why – there is some confusion around how the recruiting process works.

To clarify what we do, I’ve provided a 16 step checklist to take you through the entire recruiting process from start to finish.

Innovative Ways to Attract Talent

Innovative Ways to Attract Talent

May 14th, 2015

It is no secret that competition for the best talent has never been fiercer. Innovative companies are going to greater lengths than ever to attract and retain the best of the best, so how do you keep up? In this blog I’ll break down where to start with your talent acquisition plan and how companies are thinking outside the box to attract the very best in the market.

IQ In the News: Ross Campbell on Credit Checks to Screen Job Applicants

IQ In the News: Ross Campbell on Credit Checks to Screen Job Applicants

May 12th, 2015

IQ PARTNERS’ Ross Campbell was asked by CBC Radio – The Current to speak on the widespread use of credit checks to screen job applicants in Canada. He contributes to the dialogue from the point of view of a Financial Services & Insurance recruiter, an industry that relies heavily on credit checks in employment screening.

Meet the Headhunter: Brandon Young, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Brandon Young, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

May 7th, 2015

What are the most important traits of a job seeker? What should you ask when a headhunter calls? Every month we ask one of our recruiters the same 10 questions to help you get to know who you’re working with. Meet Brandon Young, Toronto-based Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter.