3 Ways to Create a Better Employer Brand by Improving Your Candidate Experience

3 Ways to Create a Better Employer Brand by Improving Your Candidate Experience

June 21st, 2019

There is no shortage of stories about candidates having a great interview with a company, having a good expectation they could get hired and then NOTHING. They hear nothing from the company for weeks, if…

5 Reasons Why You Are Getting Ghosted by Candidates

5 Reasons Why You Are Getting Ghosted by Candidates

May 3rd, 2019

Ghosting has become a big issue in the recruiting world. A term that originally referred to a way people break off personal relationships by severing all communication, it is now applicable to many other areas…

What Is Your Elevator Pitch to Job Candidates?

What Is Your Elevator Pitch to Job Candidates?

January 24th, 2019

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Hiring continues to be one of the biggest challenges for companies. Low unemployment rates have put the power in the hands of job seekers. If you want to attract…

What’s the Difference Between a Startup and a Scaleup?

What’s the Difference Between a Startup and a Scaleup?

November 13th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  The type of organization you work for can have a big impact on your career development. Many people are proponents of working for large companies, while others are more…

When to Install Your First HR Hire as a Startup

When to Install Your First HR Hire as a Startup

October 19th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  All startups need HR. You need a person or team to administer the human resources function of the business. You need someone to take care of payroll and benefits,…

How Companies Can Leverage AI to Dramatically Reduce Hiring Time (Without Sacrificing Quality)

How Companies Can Leverage AI to Dramatically Reduce Hiring Time (Without Sacrificing Quality)

October 9th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention in many industries. Companies are looking for new ways to utilize technology to improve, speed up, and make processes more…

3 Ways Early-Stage Recruiters Add Value to Startups

3 Ways Early-Stage Recruiters Add Value to Startups

October 2nd, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Most startups fail. But the ones that succeed all have one thing in common. They have great people in key positions in the organization. The real value of a…

Data Intelligence Is the New “Gut Instinct” in Talent Acquisition

Data Intelligence Is the New “Gut Instinct” in Talent Acquisition

September 25th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  The numbers don’t lie. We live in a data driven society and key decisions are increasingly being made based on analytics. Recruiting has always been about people, building teams,…

3 Companies That Are Getting Diversity Right

3 Companies That Are Getting Diversity Right

September 14th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Diversity is a key success factor in business. Diverse organizations are inclusive, innovative, engaging, and understand how to leverage it. While many organizations continue to struggle with diversity, there…