Hire Better: Focus on Transferable Skills Over Experience When Hiring

Hire Better: Focus on Transferable Skills Over Experience When Hiring

January 15th, 2019

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter It’s increasingly difficult to hire a candidate who checks all the boxes. It’s hard to find someone with the right combination of skills, experience, and educational background. With…

Why You Should Consider Non-Traditional Job Candidates

Why You Should Consider Non-Traditional Job Candidates

January 11th, 2019

By Kelly Gauthier, Data Science Recruiter Hiring is an opportunity to improve your team. For many professions, this means finding a candidate who fits a certain mould – someone with a specific degree, experience, and…

Hire Better: Improve How You Reference Check

Hire Better: Improve How You Reference Check

December 18th, 2018

By Elaine Bellio, Toronto Sales & Marketing Recruiter Glossing over the reference check process is a big mistake. Even though you’ve had the opportunity to speak with the candidate, put them through the interview process…

Why You Should Still Job Search During the Holidays

Why You Should Still Job Search During the Holidays

December 4th, 2018

By Mary MacArthur, Toronto Technology Recruiter The holiday season has officially arrived. For many of us, this means less focus on work and career and more focus on spending time with family, friends and enjoying…

What’s the Difference Between a Startup and a Scaleup?

What’s the Difference Between a Startup and a Scaleup?

November 13th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  The type of organization you work for can have a big impact on your career development. Many people are proponents of working for large companies, while others are more…

Do Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Match? They Should!

Do Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Match? They Should!

November 1st, 2018

By Gary Hinde, Toronto Technology Recruiter We all have resumes and most professionals today also have a LinkedIn profile. Savvy professionals have a 100% complete and detailed LinkedIn profile to support their job search efforts….

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,…

5 Ways to Always Be on the Lookout for Fresh Talent

5 Ways to Always Be on the Lookout for Fresh Talent

October 11th, 2018

By Randy Quarin, Co-Founder & Cannabis Recruiter  What is the difference between companies that always seem to find top talent and those that don’t? Consistency in recruiting! Top companies understand the importance of recruiting not…

How Companies Can Leverage AI to Dramatically Reduce Hiring Time (Without Sacrificing Quality)

How Companies Can Leverage AI to Dramatically Reduce Hiring Time (Without Sacrificing Quality)

October 9th, 2018

By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter  Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention in many industries. Companies are looking for new ways to utilize technology to improve, speed up, and make processes more…