36 Reasons to Work at IQ PARTNERS

36 Reasons to Work at IQ PARTNERS

March 31st, 2016

We had trouble articulating the secret sauce that sets us apart from other recruitment firms, so we asked each of our IQ PARTNERS recruiters why they choose to work here… and got 36 unique answers. Here they are, in no particular order:

The Power of Daily Huddles for Marketing Teams

The Power of Daily Huddles for Marketing Teams

March 29th, 2016

Daily huddles are a power tool that can greatly improve your team’s communication, level of engagement and comradery. All it takes is a few minutes at the beginning of each day

Common Job Interview Questions You Need to be Ready to Answer

Common Job Interview Questions You Need to be Ready to Answer

March 24th, 2016

Your resume is what will get you a call back for an interview, but the job interview itself is your time to shine and show that you are the right person for the job. This also means you need to be prepared to answer a plethora of questions about your experience, skills, and potential employer. And you never know which questions they are going to ask until you sit down for the interview

These are the 4 WORST Hiring Mistakes a Company Can Make (video)

These are the 4 WORST Hiring Mistakes a Company Can Make (video)

March 23rd, 2016

We work with some seriously awesome clients. Unfortunately, every so often (despite our best advice), we see some of them lose out on stellar talent due all-too-common hiring blunders. As recruiters we hate to see great companies come this-close to a tremendous hire and miss out. Here are the 4 WORST hiring mistakes a company can make, from the least to most egregious.

5 Types of Employees Who Can Ruin Your Company Culture and Kill Morale

5 Types of Employees Who Can Ruin Your Company Culture and Kill Morale

March 22nd, 2016

Every company has its share of characters. Employees have many different personality types, and each person you add to your team can have a direct impact on organizational culture, morale and performance.

How to Build a Business Case for Your Recruiting Budget

How to Build a Business Case for Your Recruiting Budget

March 18th, 2016

Recruiting is one of the most invaluable functions in your organization, and we’re not just saying this because we’re recruiters. It’s true. As they say, a company is only as good as its employees, and if you want to find the top talent in your industry, investing in recruiting is a great place to start.

Meet the Headhunter: Sarah Brekelmans, PR & Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Sarah Brekelmans, PR & Marketing Recruiter

March 17th, 2016

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 PR Recruiter, Sarah Brekelmans.

4 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Job Search

4 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Job Search

March 15th, 2016

Social media has become an essential recruiting tool, and LinkedIn is leading the way. 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find potential candidates and seek out recruiting opportunities, and about three quarters of recruiters plan to invest more into social recruiting in the coming years.

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.