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Tips For Hiring Managers: How To Decide Between Two Strong Candidates

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​As a hiring manager, the recruitment process can be extensive and potentially overwhelming, but sometimes you get to the end of the road and you just can’t make up your mind between the final two candidates. They may have very similar education, work experience and great references, but you ultimately need to make a decision about the best person for the position. Here are some tips to help you pick out the ideal candidate for the job.1. ​​Think about your work cultureEven if two job seekers look incredibly similar on paper, how they fit into your office culture will likely…

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How to get interview feedback

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​Click the image above to watch Recruiting in Motion – Ottawa’s Sari Cantor on CTV Morning Live OttawaWe’ve all been there. You leave an interview feeling great, expecting that offer to come in the near future, and you’re met with disappointment when you don’t actually land the job. Although it might be tempting to ask why you didn’t get it, most interviewers will be reluctant to share that information with job candidates. However, understanding your strengths and weaknesses in interview techniques is incredibly important for your job searching process. Here are some tips for seeking out interview feedback:1. ​Practice makes perfect ​Conducting…

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Landing a Fall Internship

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If you’re a student looking for valuable work experience this fall, you’re not alone. As the summer starts to wind down, it’s definitely time to start lining up possible work opportunities. Internships are a great way to kick off your career, helping to build a network of professional contacts, references and mentors. Designed with students in mind, lack of professional experience is expected in internships and the focus is more on finding a candidate who is enthusiastic, ready to learn and trustworthy. That internship experience is often your golden ticket to the first official job in your career.1. Know what…

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How to identify a great resume

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A resume cannot show you how a potential candidate presents themselves, or if they will be a good fit for your organization, but it still remains a good summary of a job-seeker’s skill-set and past work experience. However, with so many resumes coming past your desk, it’s important to know how to fish out the best candidates. From formatting to job experience, here are a few things to look out for when you’re trying to pinpoint a great resume:1. ​Format and flow A clean and simply written resume is what you want to see. Longwinded and convoluted descriptions are signs of…

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