IQ PARTNERS Managing Partner Bruce Powell was recently interviewed by the Globe and Mail for their careers’ series with a focus on marketing professionals. This series reviews various jobs and provides information about  job descriptions, qualifications, responsibilities and current salaries. You can read the full article here:

Marketing and executive search recruiter Bruce Powell article

In the article Bruce Powell provides his expert opinion both as a Toronto executive search and marketing recruiter as well as a marketing professional. Here are a few interesting excerpts from the article:

On The Role Of A Marketer

To “create, shape and influence consumer perceptions”.

On Marketing In The Changing Media Landscape

Traditional marketing jobs are being replaced by more digital and data-driven roles across Canada. However “The old saying, I know half of the marketing budget is wasted, I just don’t know which half” isn’t true.

On Marketing In Television

Bruce acknowledges that many are attracted to the advertising side of the business because of influences from television. However he warns that ”Unfortunately it’s also a lot more work than they ever show on television”.

Make sure to read the full Globe and Mail article and check out our blog posts from Toronto Headhunter Bruce Powell. Also click here to learn about our IQ Partners’ Toronto marketing recruiters.


 IQ PARTNERS is a Recruitment Agency with offices in Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver. We help companies hire better, hire less & retain more. Our recruiters specialize in Marketing , Communications, Consumer Goods & Services, Retail, Sales, Technology, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, HR & Operations, and Construction, Property & Real Estate. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto and operates internationally via Aravati Global Search Network. Click here to view current job openings and to register with us.


Jenna Bayley

An experienced Marketing Manager, skilled in Project Management, Copywriting, Web Content Writing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and WordPress, Jenna oversees "everything marketing" at IQ PARTNERS.

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