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Why You Should Reconsider Applying for That Job

Why You Should Reconsider Applying for That Job

February 22nd, 2018

By Riel LaPointe, Toronto Financial & IT Recruiter Searching for a job can be exhausting. There are hundreds of job posts to read through for a given profession. Once you find a job that catches…

How to Prioritize Job Applicants – Pre-Screening Questions!

How to Prioritize Job Applicants – Pre-Screening Questions!

September 13th, 2016

Prioritizing job applicants is a difficult task. No one wants to discount a candidate who could potentially be the perfect fit for your organization. You also don’t want to be the person who championed a candidate who turned out to be a hiring mistake.

Candidates Continue To Lie On Resumes: Do You?

Candidates Continue To Lie On Resumes: Do You?

August 2nd, 2016

Candidates continue to lie on their resumes. In fact, hiring managers and recruiters are seeing an increase in the number of lies they encounter

Hire Wisdom: Part 2 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

Hire Wisdom: Part 2 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

April 24th, 2014

In my years in Executive Search, I have interviewed thousands of candidates, and have found that the one quality all successful candidates have is wisdom. I’ve also found that traditional interview techniques tend to focus too much on IQ, EQ, and work experience, and neglect to assess for a candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ).

Hire Wisdom: Part 1 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

Hire Wisdom: Part 1 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

March 20th, 2014

In my years in Executive Search, I have interviewed thousands of candidates, and have found that the one quality all successful candidates have is wisdom. As Key #5 in my blog series Hire Wisdom: The 12 Keys to Successful Hiring, I will break down How to Perform Quality Assessments: Assessing a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ).