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What Do Employers Really Want?

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What Do Employers Really Want? After spending more than 15 years as part of the dynamic world of recruiting, I have had the pleasure to meet many job-seekers. A large percentage of them were gainfully employed when I initially met them, some of them were between roles, and others were new to the workforce. Regardless of their employment status, a good number of these folks have imparted upon me some incredibly interesting career-related stories ranging from why they left their jobs, to disagreements between co-workers, to amusing anecdotes of inappropriate office-party antics, to the fortuitous meeting of their current spouses…

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Recruiting In Motion on CTV!

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Recruiting in Motion on CTV! Although winter is in full-swing and throughout most of Canada we are battling the worst weather we have seen in many years, there does appear to be a “break in the storm”. We are starting to see the days get longer, and we are experiencing temperatures that may not be balmy, but at least they will not trigger frost-quakes. And lately, if you visit your local ski-hill, your hot chocolate will actually stay in liquid form long enough for you to drink it! Coincidentally, as spring is getting closer, all of the friendly recruiters here…

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Change In The Nations Capital

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CHANGE IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL We always talk about change being at the heart of every decision (and cliché). It’s tough for most of us to recognize we need it until it smacks us in the face! Well, given the changes underway for me and my career, I thought I would try something new – writing a blog post. Here we go! Since my team and I are the only ones in the firm with a postal code outside of the GTA, we were tempted to talk about why Ottawa is the centre of the universe, however it might be…

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You’re A Winner Baby

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You’re a Winner Baby… If you want to be successful at something, you have to make it a habit. Vince Lombardi said “Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit.” The same is true in attracting and retaining strong candidates. Maybe you’re the VP of Sales & Marketing, the Director of Trade Marketing, or a Sr. Sales & Marketing Recruiter (like me!). You refine your craft, both the science and the…

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