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5 Elements That Will Hurt Your Organizational Culture

5 Elements That Will Hurt Your Organizational Culture

June 3rd, 2016

Organizational culture is not something that is outlined in your mission and vision – rather, it is how things happen organically. The rules you create in the workplace have a huge impact on internal interactions and how your culture plays out day to day.

Should You Hire for Personality or Skill?

Should You Hire for Personality or Skill?

May 24th, 2016

A common question that is debated in recruiting circles revolves around what you should focus on when hiring. Should you focus on hiring for personality or skill?

Recruiting Plays a Vital Role in Successful Succession Planning

Recruiting Plays a Vital Role in Successful Succession Planning

May 19th, 2016

Succession planning plays a huge role in the longevity of any organization. A company’s ability to continuously keep the pipeline filled with talented individuals who move up and are promoted internally is an important success factor. Organizations need to have a systematic approach to identify, assess, and develop current and future employees to ensure they have what it takes to grow into new roles.

How to Spot a Bad Marketing Candidate During an Interview

How to Spot a Bad Marketing Candidate During an Interview

April 15th, 2016

Reading a resume will only tell you so much about a candidate. To really get a sense of what a marketer is all about and what they can offer, you need to bring them in for an interview

4 HUGE Recruitment Barriers for Hiring Managers

4 HUGE Recruitment Barriers for Hiring Managers

April 7th, 2016

Even though hiring managers have the best of intentions, they often face barriers that prevent them from gaining access to the best candidates and hiring the right people.

5 Recruiter Approved Ways to Do Reference Checks Properly

5 Recruiter Approved Ways to Do Reference Checks Properly

January 1st, 2016

Reference checks are part of the hiring process. Some view them as an essential part of the hiring process; others treat them as a complete waste of time. The truth is you get out of them what you put into the process.

The Economic Value of “Purpose” to Attract Top Talent

The Economic Value of “Purpose” to Attract Top Talent

December 4th, 2015

The absolute number one attraction and motivator of excellence is defining a clear and articulated purpose. The most talented people in the marketplace want to work with companies (and other people) who desire and are moving toward doing big things

Hiring Habits of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Hiring Habits of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

August 28th, 2014

As executive headhunters, we know that hiring better is the key to rapid growth in any company. Your people are your greatest asset. PROFITguide.com writes, “The leaders of the PROFIT 500 have hired a lot of people in the past few years; they created more than 34,000 net full-time equivalent positions between 2008 and 2013, so they’ve mastered the art of screening and bringing in candidates”. Here are our top 5 favourites. We use these tactics every day here at IQ PARTNERS to hire internally, and advise our clients to do the same: