Cool Office Perks Don’t Matter Anymore – Good Workplace Culture Is Top Priority

Cool Office Perks Don’t Matter Anymore – Good Workplace Culture Is Top Priority

August 2nd, 2018

By Bruce Powell, Founder & Executive Recruiter There was a time when working for companies that offered cool office perks, like Google and Facebook, was highly attractive to top talent. For some, it still is….

Is Working Remotely for You?

Is Working Remotely for You?

July 24th, 2018

By Riel LaPointe, Toronto Financial & IT Recruiter Working remotely is an employment option that is increasing in popularity. Technology has made working remotely a real and effective possibility. It can benefit employees looking for…

The Benefits of Flexible Work Environments

The Benefits of Flexible Work Environments

July 5th, 2018

By Adrian Campeanu, Toronto Technology Recruiter Competition has never been fiercer for top industry talent.  Many argue there is a talent shortage, especially for jobs requiring specialized skill sets. Most companies offer similar compensation and…

Cannabis Companies Are Hiring at Blazing Speed – Are They Getting it Right?

Cannabis Companies Are Hiring at Blazing Speed – Are They Getting it Right?

April 20th, 2018

By Phil Frappier, Toronto Cannabis Recruiter  The cannabis industry is on fire. New companies are emerging all the time. Companies are hiring at a blazing speed. But is the speed at which companies are hiring…

Is It Time to Loosen Up Your Finance Firm’s Dress Code?

Is It Time to Loosen Up Your Finance Firm’s Dress Code?

August 11th, 2017

When you think of the financial district and accounting firms, you think of rows and rows of employees in suits and business attire. However, this notion is starting to change as more firms are taking…

5 Employee Engagement Trends That Could Hurt Your Company

5 Employee Engagement Trends That Could Hurt Your Company

July 14th, 2017

48% of business leaders rank employee engagement as a top priority for their company. It is a key focal point and success factor that impacts organizational culture, recruiting, and many other facets of a business.

Key Factors in Attracting Top Talent – It’s Not All About Money

Key Factors in Attracting Top Talent – It’s Not All About Money

May 16th, 2017

Attracting top talent isn’t always about the money. In fact, there are many other compensatory factors, in addition to organizational culture and work environment, that go into a candidate’s thought process when considering a career move.

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

Mental Health Week – The Importance of Employee Wellness Plans

May 2nd, 2017

Today is the start of Mental Health Week – a national event that takes place during the first week of May to create awareness and get people talking about all issues related to mental health. Did you know that 70% of Canadian employees are concerned about the psychological health and safety of their workplace, and 14% don’t think theirs is healthy or safe at all? Obviously, there is work to be done!

Employee Appreciation Day – 15 Ways to Show Your Appreciation

Employee Appreciation Day – 15 Ways to Show Your Appreciation

March 3rd, 2017

While it’s important for morale and organizational culture to show your employees your appreciation year round, today is the official day of the year to show your team how much they mean to you.