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.

How Marketers Can Show Their Creative Side in Job Interviews

How Marketers Can Show Their Creative Side in Job Interviews

May 19th, 2017

Many marketers are creative. However, saying you are creative is very different than actually showing that you are creative – especially during a 30-minute job interview. You have limited time to communicate and explain your creative side to interviewers. But it can be done. You just need to be creative about how you show your creative side!

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.

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.

Chief Marketing Officer Is Happiest Six-Figure Job

Chief Marketing Officer Is Happiest Six-Figure Job

July 12th, 2016

Compensation is always at the top of the list of factors that influence a candidate to be interested in a job or career path. Who doesn’t want to have a good paying job, right? Job satisfaction and overall happiness are other important factors. No one wants to go to a job that they dread day after day.

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.”

4 Marketing Hiring Blunders that Could Cost Your Company

4 Marketing Hiring Blunders that Could Cost Your Company

January 28th, 2016

Hiring top marketing talent for your organization is a must today. Strong branding and marketing campaigns can literally make or break an organization. We live in a 24/7 marketing world, and companies that can master marketing are poised to be leaders in their industry.

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.

IQ PARTNERS on Marketing Magazine’s 2015 Salary Benchmarks & Trends (video)

IQ PARTNERS on Marketing Magazine’s 2015 Salary Benchmarks & Trends (video)

November 25th, 2015

Hear from our marketing recruiters on what’s happening in the marketing industry. We’ve been honoured to contribute for more than 10 years to Marketing Magazine’s annual Salary Benchmarks publication. In the 16th annual issue, available online for subscribers, we along with dozens of other recruitment professionals discuss salary ranges for 82 key marketing positions (who’s making what) along with top industry trends.