Interview Do’s and Don’ts: How to Land the Candidate You Want – Part II

Interview Do’s and Don’ts: How to Land the Candidate You Want – Part II

February 10th, 2015

Last week I wrote about the Do’s and Don’ts of How to Land a Candidate, with tips like be prepared, be visionary; don’t be casual or negative. To take it a step further, I want to be specific about what to say and not to say to land that top candidate.

Interview Do’s and Don’ts: How to Land the Candidate You Want – Part I

Interview Do’s and Don’ts: How to Land the Candidate You Want – Part I

February 5th, 2015

We’ve all been there. You are interviewing for an important hire. And then you meet “The One,” the candidate you want. The one you know is right for the role in addition to being someone you like and will enjoy working with. And then you realize you have to make this candidate want the job as much as you want this candidate. To complicate matters, this realization usually arrives during the interview. You need to be prepared. Here are 8 tips on what to do and what not to do if you want to land the candidate.

How Social Media is Reshaping Recruiting – for Companies and Candidates

How Social Media is Reshaping Recruiting – for Companies and Candidates

May 15th, 2014

If your organization is searching for new employees, chances are that you have considered using social media to find the right candidates. There is ample proof that social media can help fill jobs. Numerous industry reports indicate that the vast majority of hiring managers are using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to identify and screen candidates.

9 Steps To Recruiter Proof Your Business

9 Steps To Recruiter Proof Your Business

May 9th, 2013

The cost of employee turnover is higher than you may think. Attrition costs can add up to 1.5 – 5 times the employee’s salary, not to mention the negative cycle that comes with a high turnover rate: Lowered morale, lowered productivity and innovation, poor employment brand and referrals, and lowered customer satisfaction and profitability. Here are nine steps to avoid the cycle and recruiter proof your company.

Getting The One You Really Want; How To Make Sure The Candidate You Want Accepts Your Offer

Getting The One You Really Want; How To Make Sure The Candidate You Want Accepts Your Offer

March 5th, 2013

By Toronto Marketing Recruiter Mark Rouse Everyone knows that top talent is hard to find. The very existence of recruitment firms like IQ PARTNERS is ample evidence of this simple truth. What is less well known…

Top 11 Tips for Digital Staff Retention

Top 11 Tips for Digital Staff Retention

October 19th, 2011

By Mark Rouse As a Hiring Manager, you already know that top talent is scarce, especially digital talent. And you likely know that demographics are going to make this progressively worse. (The statistics that support…