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,…

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,…

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…

4 Common Hiring Challenges That Small Businesses Need To Overcome

4 Common Hiring Challenges That Small Businesses Need To Overcome

May 17th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Finding the best employees possible is the goal for all companies when hiring. All companies face hiring challenges. Small businesses in particular face a number of unique challenges when…

6 Effective Ways to Sell Yourself as a Remote Worker

6 Effective Ways to Sell Yourself as a Remote Worker

April 17th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Being a remote worker has never been a more realistic possibility, especially within the marketing industry. Recent studies suggest that about 37% of workers have telecommuted, up 30% from…

5 Savvy Tips for Recruiting Top Talent as a Startup

5 Savvy Tips for Recruiting Top Talent as a Startup

December 14th, 2017

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Finding top talent is difficult. It’s even more difficult to attract and recruit talent as a startup. You have limited resources. You are competing with other startups.  You are…