6 Obvious Reasons Why Your Recruiting Efforts Are Failing

6 Obvious Reasons Why Your Recruiting Efforts Are Failing

February 1st, 2019

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter Failing to attract top talent to your organization can significantly hurt your ability to grow, evolve, and thrive. Often it’s not for lack of effort. One of the…

Hire Better: Focus on Transferable Skills Over Experience When Hiring

Hire Better: Focus on Transferable Skills Over Experience When Hiring

January 15th, 2019

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter It’s increasingly difficult to hire a candidate who checks all the boxes. It’s hard to find someone with the right combination of skills, experience, and educational background. With…

Do You Have Data Skills? Why You Need to Develop Them Now

Do You Have Data Skills? Why You Need to Develop Them Now

November 6th, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter Data is taking over. We all know those working in analytics are in demand, but having data skills is no longer a requirement for only those who enjoy…

What Is the Financial Cost of Employee Turnover?

What Is the Financial Cost of Employee Turnover?

September 18th, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter Recruiting and hiring highly skilled professionals and keeping them within your organization long term is the goal for organizations. An experienced team that is immersed in company culture…

Cool Office Perks Don’t Matter Anymore – Good Workplace Culture Is Top Priority

Cool Office Perks Don’t Matter Anymore – Good Workplace Culture Is Top Priority

August 2nd, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter There was a time when working for companies that offered cool office perks, like Google and Facebook, was highly attractive to top talent. For some, it still is….

What You Need to Know About the Ontario Pay Transparency Legislation

What You Need to Know About the Ontario Pay Transparency Legislation

June 8th, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter Pay transparency has become a hot topic lately. With increased focus on diversity in the workplace, the question of fair compensation for women is an important discussion. It’s…

Active Strategies to Recruit Passive Candidates

Active Strategies to Recruit Passive Candidates

May 1st, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter Talent acquisition remains a big challenge for many organizations. In an effort to ramp up recruiting efforts and find the true best talent available, many companies are focusing…

Winning Canadian Superclusters Funding Announced

Winning Canadian Superclusters Funding Announced

February 27th, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter The Canadian federal government has officially announced the winners of the supercluster funding program, a program that hopes to create economic growth in a number of key industries….

How Analytics Can Enhance Your Talent Strategy

How Analytics Can Enhance Your Talent Strategy

January 23rd, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter What do the numbers say about your talent strategy? There is no doubt that we operate in an increasingly data-driven society. Data and analytics skills are highly desirable and…