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Meet the Headhunter: Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Mark Rouse, Toronto Marketing Recruiter

June 24th, 2016

There’s a story about Pablo Picasso that speaks well to the enormous time investment that recruiters make (to know the candidate market, to really understand the industry we serve) well in advance of actually being engaged in a search. It goes; a woman sees Pablo Picasso sitting on a park bench, idly sketching. She approaches and asks for sketch. He says yes, does it and as he hands it to her says “that will be $5000.” The woman is outraged and says “that only took you 15 minutes!” to which Picasso replies, “No Madam, that took me 40 years.”

3 Things That Will Grind Your Marketing Career to a Halt

3 Things That Will Grind Your Marketing Career to a Halt

June 7th, 2016

In our desire to advance our careers as quickly as possible, we do open the door for making mistakes. Sure, it’s easy to get caught up with career advancement, but it can also lead to situations where we could actually be doing more harm than good.

3 Marketing Career Tips from a Headhunter

3 Marketing Career Tips from a Headhunter

April 14th, 2016

Before you become the Chief Marketing Officer at a multinational organization, you need to work your way up. All current C-level executives didn’t start at the top, and the best executives worked their way up over time, gaining valuable experience in the process.

4 Interview Question Topics that Will Help You Hire Top Marketing Performers Every Time

4 Interview Question Topics that Will Help You Hire Top Marketing Performers Every Time

February 12th, 2016

To eliminate the pretenders from the contenders and hire a marketing professional that can be a long term solution, you need to ask the right questions during the interview

Companies Need to Move Fast or Risk Losing Top Marketing Talent

Companies Need to Move Fast or Risk Losing Top Marketing Talent

February 5th, 2016

Top level marketing talent doesn’t stay on the market long – they are in high demand, and proactive companies act swiftly to ensure their company gets top job candidates before you do

4 SIMPLE Yet EFFECTIVE Ways to Improve Your Marketing Skills

4 SIMPLE Yet EFFECTIVE Ways to Improve Your Marketing Skills

October 29th, 2015

There is no room for complacency in marketing. The industry continues to change and evolve at a rapid pace, and marketing professionals need to stay on top of their game and develop new skills if they want to grow their career.

How to Attract Top Talent Using Your Company Brand

How to Attract Top Talent Using Your Company Brand

October 30th, 2014

It just makes sense that the best talent in the marketplace want to work with the best companies… and they are never short on offers. This is, of course, because top performing groups of talent are really what drive positive business growth, and continue the cycle of attracting the best people, which leads to ongoing success in business.
As a company in a competitive market you want to make sure top candidates are drawn to you as a destination employer. How?

5 Myths About Engaging a Headhunter

5 Myths About Engaging a Headhunter

January 14th, 2014

Last year, my colleague Carly-Anne Fairlie wrote Top 5 Myths About Headhunters/Recruiters, where she deconstructed popular myths held by job seekers about working with a headhunter. In this blog, I will look at the issue from a client’s point of view, tackling some preconceived notions (some true, some not) about working with headhunters.

How To Turn Down A Recruiter: 5 Ways To Say ‘No’ & Profit

How To Turn Down A Recruiter: 5 Ways To Say ‘No’ & Profit

October 5th, 2013

You get an email or call from a recruiter asking if you are interested in discussing a great opportunity, but the timing isn’t ideal or the role doesn’t coincide with your career goals. What do you do? There are many ways to go about saying “no” to a headhunter, but here are the 5 correct ways to gain from the situation by saying “no” the right way.