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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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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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