The recruitment industry is competitive and continuously changing. How you recruit, the strategies used, and the types of candidates you target continues to evolve each year. This year, our Toronto recruiters provided a lot of tips and advice about how to improve your recruiting efforts, common mistakes to avoid, how to improve your hiring practices, and how technology is affecting recruitment.

In this blog, we summarize the top articles, tips, and advice provided by our Toronto recruiters this year:

Toronto recruiting agency highlights their top recruiting advice of the year

Recruiting Challenges and Opportunities

Recruiting is filled with challenges and competition. With the power in the hands of the candidates, companies need to be extra diligent with their approach to recruiting. Here are some insightful articles about how to improve your recruiting strategy:

What Is Inbound Recruiting? 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Using It

3 Reasons Why You MUST Pay Attention to Online Employer Reviews

5 Ideas to Involve Employees in the Recruiting Process

How to Get a Competitive Recruiting Advantage in a Tight Job Market

Trouble Recruiting? These 4 Tips Will Help

3 Key Recruiting Challenges for Family Run Businesses

The 3 Biggest Recruiting Challenges Today

Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid

We all make mistakes. Some are minor and others can have a big impact on your organization. There are certain types of mistakes you need to avoid, or you will hurt your chances of attracting and hiring the best talent available. Check out these blogs about common recruiting mistakes to avoid:

6 Recruiting Mistakes You Need to STOP Making Now

4 Social Media Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid

4 Common Mistakes When Recruiting Passive Candidates

6 Obvious Reasons Why Your Recruiting Efforts Are Failing

Improve Hiring

From attracting a certain type of candidate, making a poor hiring decision, or trying new hiring techniques, these blogs will help you improve your hiring efforts:

4 Tips for Hiring Generation Z Candidates

How to Make Your Hiring Process More Efficient – 5 Steps

Commonly Overlooked Hiring Advice: 3 Tips to Hire Better

4 Signs You Have Made a Bad Hiring Decision

You’ve Made a Poor Hiring Decision, What Next? 4 Ways to Handle a Bad Hire.

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Collaborative Hiring to Hire Better

4 Tips to Hire International Job Candidates


Technology continues to have more and more of an impact on how companies hire. Things like artificial intelligence, video, mobile devices and social media all have had a big impact on how we connect with candidates and recruit. Here are some insightful blogs about technology’s effect on recruiting:

Will Video Play a Big Role in Recruiting?

The Future of Recruiting in the AI Age

4 Must Use Texting Tips for Hiring Managers


IQ PARTNERS is an Executive Search & Recruitment firm supporting clients across the country. We help companies hire better, hire less & retain more. We have specialist teams of recruiters in Executive Search / Board & C-Suite, Technology, Media, Digital & Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Cannabis, Startup, Data Science, Consumer, eCommerce & Retail, Operations & HR, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Engineering, Legal & Professional Services, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Non-Profit & Sustainability, and Sales. 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.

Randy Quarin Executive Search

Randy Quarin

Randy co-founded IQ PARTNERS in 2001 and currently operates as a Senior Partner, focusing on business development within executive search, media, and sales recruitment. His accomplishments include building over a dozen digital media sales teams for digital start-ups, publishers, and mobile app developers. He has also helped launch an international smartphone manufacturer from the ground up, building its entire hardware, software, and sales teams.

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