The Best of 2016: Top 5 Blog Posts of the Year

The Best of 2016: Top 5 Blog Posts of the Year

December 30th, 2016

To close out a big year in recruitment, we’re sharing our our Best Of Blogs list from 2016. In these 5 popular posts, our IQ PARTNERS headhunters touch on the year’s hottest topics for hiring managers and job seekers.

Meet the Headhunter: Dave Speiran, Legal Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Dave Speiran, Legal Recruiter

December 29th, 2016

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 Legal Recruiter, Dave Speiran.

Canada’s Best Employers for 2017: Who’s On The List?

Canada’s Best Employers for 2017: Who’s On The List?

December 23rd, 2016

The Aon Best Employers in Canada study provides you with some insights into the companies you should consider in 2017

How Marketers Can Make a Greater Business Impact

How Marketers Can Make a Greater Business Impact

December 22nd, 2016

Most marketers and professionals in the marketing field want to, as well – meaning that you potentially face stiff competition at each step in your career. However, there are others who want more than just a great title; they want to have an impact on business.

4 Headhunter-Approved Tips to Avoid Losing Candidates to Counter Offers (video)

4 Headhunter-Approved Tips to Avoid Losing Candidates to Counter Offers (video)

December 20th, 2016

Counter offers are a candidate’s current employer’s effort to keep them – some offer, raise, or perk that might entice them to stay after they’ve already accepted a new job at another company. As headhunters we see this all too often, and unfortunately, it is usually the best, most senior candidates that are the most likely to be presented with a counter offer. Here are our 3 best tips companies can use to avoid losing their best candidates to counter offers.

Why Aren’t Women Making It to the Top in Finance?

Why Aren’t Women Making It to the Top in Finance?

December 16th, 2016

Women are not breaking through into executive level roles within the finance industry as easily as in other industries. Even though it is estimated that close to half (47%) of management and professional roles in financial firms are filled by women, this number is deceiving.

The Need for Continuous Training in the Recruitment World

The Need for Continuous Training in the Recruitment World

December 15th, 2016

Just like any other industry, there is a need for continuous training in the recruitment world. How to recruit, where to find candidates, and approaches to hiring continue to change, and recruiters who keep their eye on the prize and stay on top of industry trends are positioned to be successful.

Think Twice Before Job Hopping – It Could Hurt Your Marketing Career

Think Twice Before Job Hopping – It Could Hurt Your Marketing Career

December 13th, 2016

It’s common for people to have a few jobs early on in their marketing career as they get their footing and etch their niche in the industry – especially millennials. It’s no secret that millennials are willing to move from job to job at the beginning of their careers. They are not content with staying in the same position long term and are more willing to roll the dice and make things happen.

Recruiting Trends in 2017: Where to Focus Your Recruitment Efforts

Recruiting Trends in 2017: Where to Focus Your Recruitment Efforts

December 9th, 2016

Forward thinking companies always want to stay on the cutting edge of everything – technology, marketing trends, and the best way to attract and keep top industry talent. In their recent report, Small and Mid-Sized Business Recruiting Trends 2017, LinkedIn provides some insight into what we can expect from recruiting as we head into 2017.