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Ditch These 5 Buzzwords From Your Sales Resume (& Replace Them With These)

Ditch These 5 Buzzwords From Your Sales Resume (& Replace Them With These)

September 3rd, 2020

Looking for a job in sales? Are you working on your resume? The words you choose to include in your resume can impact how sales recruiters perceive you as a candidate. We all want to…

How Sales Professionals Can Bounce Back Quickly After a COVID Job Loss

How Sales Professionals Can Bounce Back Quickly After a COVID Job Loss

July 14th, 2020

Thousands of Canadians have experienced a job loss during COVID-19. Thousands more have had hours reduced, are working from home, and have had their job change. Sales is one industry in particular that has been…

5 Tips to Keep Your Remote Sales Workers Accountable

5 Tips to Keep Your Remote Sales Workers Accountable

June 18th, 2020

Managing a remote sales team is a different beast, especially if you are used to working with your team in person. COVID-19 has forced most sales teams to work remotely, presenting a number of unique…

How Executive Search Has Changed as Offices Remain Closed

How Executive Search Has Changed as Offices Remain Closed

June 11th, 2020

Much like all other hiring and recruiting practices, executive search has changed. The inability to meet face to face can have a big impact on an organization’s ability to effectively assess the quality of executive…

When Is the Best Time to Look for a Job?

When Is the Best Time to Look for a Job?

August 31st, 2017

By Rhys Metler, Toronto Sales Recruiter When to look for a job is a common question our recruiters receive, especially in today’s marketplace, where millennials and proactive professionals are always on the lookout for their…

4 Headhunter-Approved Tips to Avoid Losing Candidates to Counter Offers (video)

4 Headhunter-Approved Tips to Avoid Losing Candidates to Counter Offers (video)

December 20th, 2016

Counter offers are a candidate’s current employer’s effort to keep them – some offer, raise, or perk that might entice them to stay after they’ve already accepted a new job at another company. As headhunters we see this all too often, and unfortunately, it is usually the best, most senior candidates that are the most likely to be presented with a counter offer. Here are our 3 best tips companies can use to avoid losing their best candidates to counter offers.

What is Topgrading? A Headhunter Explains (video)

What is Topgrading? A Headhunter Explains (video)

October 21st, 2016

Topgrading, developed by Dr. Brandford Smart, is one of the best screening methods on the market. In fact, it’s the go-to technique for some of the top companies in the world, including GE and Microsoft. Click below to hear Sales Headhunter Rhys Metler break down what Topgrading is, and how we at IQ PARTNERS use it to help identify the best candidates for our clients.

3 Ways to Create Compelling Job Titles that Attract the Best Candidates

3 Ways to Create Compelling Job Titles that Attract the Best Candidates

June 28th, 2016

Kevin Walker, Director of Employee Insights at Indeed.com shared a great example of just that. He explains, “A company was advertising a position using the title ‘Marketing Coordinator 3’”, a vague title that could really mean anything. “By changing the title to ‘Marketing Event Coordinator’, the number of candidates that looked at the full job posting increased 300% for the organic listing, and 1000% on the sponsored listing”, said Walker.

5 Very Telling Interview Questions To Ask Candidates

5 Very Telling Interview Questions To Ask Candidates

June 2nd, 2016

To improve the effectiveness of interviews, you need to ask the right questions to properly vet candidates and assess their fit for the position you are trying to fill.