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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.