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What Recruiting Firms Can Learn From Tony Blair

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The Right Honorable Tony Blair, Former UK Prime Minister from 1997-2007. Similar to many of my peers who work in the recruitment industry, my personal life has been starting to resemble the movie “Groundhog Day”. If you haven’t seen this classic film, it is the one where the main character, played by the inimitable Bill Murray, […]

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Vancouver Recruitment Agency Improves The Odds for Job Seekers & Hiring Managers

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VANCOUVER, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ – Job seekers in today’s competitive marketplace are constantly looking for an opportunity to increase the likelihood of finding their next employment opportunity. Competition for each and every opening is extreme, with some job postings receiving hundreds of applications from qualified candidates. The Vancouver office of Recruiting in Motion, a […]

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Strategies To Land Your First Job

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Strategies To Land Your First Job The following was originally published as a 2-part article for the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Student Newsletter in December, 2014: Here is a scenario: You are 20-something and you have recently graduated after having been in school since… before you can remember. After graduation, you and some friends decide […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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