How to Build a Strong Marketing Team – 5 Tips for Successful Recruiting

How to Build a Strong Marketing Team – 5 Tips for Successful Recruiting

July 6th, 2018

By Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter Everyone wants a strong and diverse marketing team, full of motivated professionals who are on the cutting edge of innovative strategies that will maximize exposure for your brand. Easier…

3 Important Non-Monetary Costs of Bad Hires

3 Important Non-Monetary Costs of Bad Hires

January 16th, 2018

By Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter We all know companies can’t afford to keep making hiring mistakes; but with almost three-quarters of companies (74%) admitting to hiring the wrong person it is clear it still…

Why You Should Never Accept a Counter-offer

Why You Should Never Accept a Counter-offer

December 1st, 2017

By Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter Deciding to make a career move is a big decision. Once you’ve gone through the hiring process and accepted a new position with another company, it comes time to…

Watch: How to Make Sure the Candidate You Want Accepts Your Offer

Watch: How to Make Sure the Candidate You Want Accepts Your Offer

September 28th, 2017

Top talent is hard to find, but even harder to hire. Top companies know how to lock down the best candidates, and the work starts before the job brief is even written. Watch Marketing Recruiter…

Watch: This is the BIGGEST Mistake You’re Making on Your Resume

Watch: This is the BIGGEST Mistake You’re Making on Your Resume

August 25th, 2017

Click below to watch Mark Rouse, Partner & Marketing recruitment lead, break down the single biggest mistake most candidates make on their resumes, and what to do instead. For more tips, check out our Tips From…

5 Traits of a Top Marketing Recruiter

5 Traits of a Top Marketing Recruiter

June 16th, 2017

There is no question that great marketing recruiters are willing to go out of their way to help candidates with their career aspirations. They also understand the marketing industry like no other. However, there are other personality traits that help separate an average recruiter from a great marketing recruiter.

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.

Meet the Headhunter: Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

June 24th, 2016

There’s a story about Pablo Picasso that speaks well to the enormous time investment that recruiters make (to know the candidate market, to really understand the industry we serve) well in advance of actually being engaged in a search. It goes; a woman sees Pablo Picasso sitting on a park bench, idly sketching. She approaches and asks for sketch. He says yes, does it and as he hands it to her says “that will be $5000.” The woman is outraged and says “that only took you 15 minutes!” to which Picasso replies, “No Madam, that took me 40 years.”

The Most Challenging Part of My Job as a Headhunter

The Most Challenging Part of My Job as a Headhunter

January 14th, 2016

One of the most challenging parts of my job as a headhunter isn’t when I have to tell somebody they didn’t get the job, nor is it the hundreds of interviews I have to do every month. The most difficult part is when I have to stall willing and eager top quality candidates on behalf of a slow-moving client.