“What’s your greatest weakness?”
“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
Watch Marketing Recruiter Catherine Lund explain her tips on smart answers to 4 tough interview questions.
IQ PARTNERS would like you to get to know some of our recruiters. Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a job seeker or hiring manager. This month, meet Toronto Recruiter Steven Petroff.
Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a talent seeker or candidate in the current job market. This month, meet Toronto Legal Recruiter, Dave Speiran.
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.
As headhunters we know that switching jobs is a big deal in someone’s life. After all, most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work. That’s why we do our best to ensure our candidates are taking the right next step for their careers before we place them. Are you considering changing jobs? Ask yourself these questions first.
To help you get to know the headhunter on the other end of the phone, each month we at IQ PARTNERS profile one of our recruiters by asking them the same 10 questions. This month, meet Toronto headhunter Stephen Lecker.
I wish I had a secret, but the secret is just doing the work. You’ve got to be there every day, staying on a search, and not giving up. It’s also putting in the work and knowing your market well enough to know who the A players vs. the B players are, knowing who to connect with, and also trying to be ahead of the curve with new companies that are coming up.
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.