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…

This Is the Future of Job Interviewing

This Is the Future of Job Interviewing

September 4th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  The traditional job interview is broken. They are poor at predicting future job performance. Companies ask generic questions and candidates provide rehearsed answers. Often, candidates are hired based on…

Watch: Here’s What Happens When You Accept a Counteroffer

Watch: Here’s What Happens When You Accept a Counteroffer

July 26th, 2018

So you’ve been offered a new job. You meet with your current manager to quit, and they offer you a counteroffer. What happens next? Watch Startup Recruiter Matt Lester explain what happens when you accept…

Watch: The 5 Habits of Highly Un-Hireable Candidates

Watch: The 5 Habits of Highly Un-Hireable Candidates

June 28th, 2018

When it comes to recruiting, some candidates aren’t right for the job… and some are simply un-hireable. To avoid hiring a bad candidate, watch Startup Recruiter Matthew Lester explain 5 red flags to watch out…