What Makes a Great Recruiter?

What Makes a Great Recruiter?

June 22nd, 2018

By Priscilla Poirier, Toronto IT Recruiter Are you thinking about working with a recruiter? Many hiring companies and job candidates consider it daily. We all know that working with a recruiter is extremely beneficial for job…

Time for a Career Change? How to Compete with the Crop of New Graduates

Time for a Career Change? How to Compete with the Crop of New Graduates

April 24th, 2018

By Priscilla Poirier, Toronto IT Recruiter Changing jobs or taking a different direction in your career can be intimidating, especially for mature professionals. With a new crop of technology savvy college graduates entering the job market…

Want to Get Promoted? Avoid These Unflattering Behaviours

Want to Get Promoted? Avoid These Unflattering Behaviours

March 2nd, 2018

By Priscilla Poirier, Toronto IT Recruiter We all want to get promoted. You work hard and you want to be rewarded with increased responsibility – AND more money. But too many people assume promotions are readily…

Do You Suck at Applying for Jobs?

Do You Suck at Applying for Jobs?

January 4th, 2018

By Priscilla Poirier, Toronto IT Recruiter Applying for jobs can be stressful. No one likes to wait. Once you apply, you want to hear back right away. But it doesn’t always work this way. For many…

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

May 2nd, 2017

Today is the start of Mental Health Week – a national event that takes place during the first week of May to create awareness and get people talking about all issues related to mental health. Did you know that 70% of Canadian employees are concerned about the psychological health and safety of their workplace, and 14% don’t think theirs is healthy or safe at all? Obviously, there is work to be done!

Graduating Soon? 5 Tips to Land a Job Right Out of School

Graduating Soon? 5 Tips to Land a Job Right Out of School

February 23rd, 2017

When we were younger, we all dreamed of being recruited right out of school and having a job lined up after graduation. The truth is that it doesn’t always work out this way, however, it doesn’t mean that it can’t happen. You just need to know how to go about the process to make yourself a desirable candidate.

3 Reasons Why 2017 Is a Great Year to Make a Career Change

3 Reasons Why 2017 Is a Great Year to Make a Career Change

January 13th, 2017

If you are thinking about making a move, there is no better time than now to make a career change, and 2017 is looking like a great time to take that leap. 2017 projects to be a good year for job seekers, particularly for the following three reasons.

How to Hire to Cover a Maternity Leave

How to Hire to Cover a Maternity Leave

December 2nd, 2016

Hiring to cover a maternity leave is a very different situation than hiring to fill a vacant position. There are many variables at play, and how you approach hiring for a maternity leave can have a big impact on company culture, employee satisfaction, performance, and many other internal factors.

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

October 25th, 2016

We all want to make a great impression during a job interview, even if we don’t get the job. This is why we spend so much time prepping for job interviews, reviewing questions we could be asked and trying to look our very best