5 Scary Career Mistakes That Will Haunt You

5 Scary Career Mistakes That Will Haunt You

October 28th, 2016

To get into the Halloween spirit this year, we thought we would put together a list of ghoulish career mistakes that could not only hurt your credibility, but also hurt your chances of landing that dream job or taking your career to the next level – you know, the mistakes that can make you turn as white as a ghost and regret them for years to come – like not going trick or treating that one last time!

Meet the Headhunter: Allison Ritcey, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Allison Ritcey, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

October 27th, 2016

I wish I had a secret, but the secret is just doing the work. You’ve got to be there every day, staying on a search, and not giving up. It’s also putting in the work and knowing your market well enough to know who the A players vs. the B players are, knowing who to connect with, and also trying to be ahead of the curve with new companies that are coming up.

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

October 25th, 2016

We all want to make a great impression during a job interview, even if we don’t get the job. This is why we spend so much time prepping for job interviews, reviewing questions we could be asked and trying to look our very best

What is Topgrading? A Headhunter Explains (video)

What is Topgrading? A Headhunter Explains (video)

October 21st, 2016

Topgrading, developed by Dr. Brandford Smart, is one of the best screening methods on the market. In fact, it’s the go-to technique for some of the top companies in the world, including GE and Microsoft. Click below to hear Sales Headhunter Rhys Metler break down what Topgrading is, and how we at IQ PARTNERS use it to help identify the best candidates for our clients.

Advantages of Working with an External Recruiter: How to Tell Friend from Foe

Advantages of Working with an External Recruiter: How to Tell Friend from Foe

October 20th, 2016

One strategy that more professionals are benefitting from is working with an external recruiter

Staying in a Job Too Long Can Hurt Your Marketing Career

Staying in a Job Too Long Can Hurt Your Marketing Career

October 18th, 2016

It could be argued that staying in the same job creates complacency. There isn’t a need to grow and learn new skills – something that is vital in an ever-changing marketing landscape.

Breaking Out of a Slump: How to Revamp Your Recruiting Strategy

Breaking Out of a Slump: How to Revamp Your Recruiting Strategy

October 14th, 2016

If you are having issues attracting candidates, then perhaps it’s time for a refresh. It’s time to revamp your recruiting strategy and take a new approach to hiring. The truth is that the reason many companies struggle to hire effectively is because they are using dated and ineffective recruiting strategies.

Ready to Hire Generation Z?

Ready to Hire Generation Z?

October 13th, 2016

That’s right – another generation is starting to hit the workforce. In fact, some of them already have! Many companies are still trying to figure out the best strategies to recruit Millennials and Generation Y, let alone give any thought at all to hiring this new generation of young professionals.

Most People Want to Work for Small Companies, Says LinkedIn

Most People Want to Work for Small Companies, Says LinkedIn

October 11th, 2016

Professionals want to work for smaller companies. Not just some of them, an overwhelming majority of them, according to a recent LinkedIn survey.