Talking Salary with Your Headhunter

Talking Salary with Your Headhunter

August 6th, 2015

Recently there’s been a lot written about headhunters and salary. Should you disclose? Should you negotiate directly with the hiring manager? Here’s my best advice on how to be the most successful in talking salary with a headhunter.

How to Get Found by a Headhunter on LinkedIn

How to Get Found by a Headhunter on LinkedIn

July 30th, 2015

For job seekers, having an optimized LinkedIn profile is your best bet to being found for a new opportunity… and even if you’re not job searching, you never know what connections or opportunities are out there. I spend a lot of time looking for candidates on LinkedIn, and I’m sharing the 4 fastest and easiest LinkedIn profile fixes that will help you get found by a headhunter.

6 Ways Resumes Have Changed (& What You Need to Know)

6 Ways Resumes Have Changed (& What You Need to Know)

June 25th, 2015

Only a few decades ago, applying for a job meant reaching for the classifieds and dusting off the old typewriter and fax machine. Needless to say, things have changed… and the resume and hiring process are constantly evolving. To help you keep up, I’ve outlined to the top 6 ways resumes have changed and what you need to know before your next job search.

How Do I Get Rid of My Headhunter?

How Do I Get Rid of My Headhunter?

June 11th, 2015

Sometimes a search just isn’t working out. Sometimes you’ve got the wrong headhunter who isn’t delivering or doesn’t understand your business. It’s time to cut your losses.

Innovative Ways to Attract Talent

Innovative Ways to Attract Talent

May 14th, 2015

It is no secret that competition for the best talent has never been fiercer. Innovative companies are going to greater lengths than ever to attract and retain the best of the best, so how do you keep up? In this blog I’ll break down where to start with your talent acquisition plan and how companies are thinking outside the box to attract the very best in the market.

Meet the Headhunter: Brandon Young, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Brandon Young, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

May 7th, 2015

What are the most important traits of a job seeker? What should you ask when a headhunter calls? Every month we ask one of our recruiters the same 10 questions to help you get to know who you’re working with. Meet Brandon Young, Toronto-based Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter.

Meet the Headhunter: Randy Quarin, Co-Founder & Emerging Technology Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Randy Quarin, Co-Founder & Emerging Technology Recruiter

April 2nd, 2015

Who are your heroes in business?
My dad (with my mom’s support). He and my uncle ran a construction company called Quarin Brothers for 30 years. In the same vein, my heroes are every small business person who has an idea, empties his/her wallet, and gives their soul into building something.

How to Hire Creative Talent

How to Hire Creative Talent

March 26th, 2015

Hiring creative talent is different than hiring for more traditional or analytical roles. How do you evaluate someone’s creativity? And how can you tell if their particular brand of creativity will mesh with your company or clients? As a marketing headhunter, I assess and place creative talent every day, and here’s what I’ve learned:

Dear Corporate Recruiter (An Open Letter From a Headhunter)

Dear Corporate Recruiter (An Open Letter From a Headhunter)

March 19th, 2015

Dear Corporate Recruiter,

As an Agency Recruiter (headhunter), I/we am/are pleased to be chosen to assist you in your important search. It is our aim to be able to partner with your company and truly become an extension of your function. As Jim Collins says, “People are not your most important asset. The right people are.” As headhunters, our goal is to find you those right people who will reflect well on your function and within your company overall.