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Recruiting Like it’s 1999!

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Recruiting Like it’s 1999! Candidates are an incredibly interesting, complex, and diverse group of people. They each bring a unique combination of soft and hard skills to the table, and can never be merged into a simple group or category. Shortly after I met my first candidate in 1998 I realized this simple fact; candidates cannot be placed in “buckets”. And no, I do not mean that I want to literally take candidates and place them in large, group-sized buckets (although that is bringing up some disturbingly funny imagery). I am referring to the act of grouping similar candidates together…

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Our Newest Location

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Our newest location – the center of the universe! I have been living in Toronto for over 20 years and, as many Torontonians have experienced when traveling throughout Canada, I will sometimes get the “raised eyebrows” when people hear that I am from Toronto. This is because there are many Canadians that dislike those of us living in the Big Smoke. Yes, it is true. I am sad to say that many non-Torontonians have negative feelings towards the 6 million or so people that live here. It is strange that individuals can immediately form an adverse opinion of someone simply…

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Tis The Season To Not Forget Your Job Search

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Tis The Season To Not Forget Your Job Search One can always hope that on the first day of Christmas your true love gives you, “A job with a Big Salary”; however it is far more likely they are going to give you a firm kick and tell you to step up that job search either because you need a job, or you want a better one! The question is how do you go about this task in December? Like the weather, December brings an interesting mix to the job market. There are simply not a lot of new jobs…

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Welcome to our first blog!

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Welcome to our first blog! We knew that a Recruiting in Motion blog was long overdue, but when we finally sat down to decide what to write about, we were stumped. What did we want to say? After a recent team-brainstorming session, many (supposedly great) ideas were tossed around, but were then neatly placed in the “to be shredded and we shall never speak of them again” file. To be perfectly clear, we will NOT be discussing these topics in our blogs: Idea: How about discussing the state of the economy?That would be great if we were qualified Economists, but…

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