recruitment

3 reasons why cover letters are pointless.

I have a confession to make: I rarely read cover letters. I hate to admit this knowing how painstaking it is to write a cover letter. Unfortunately, it’s the sad truth. The reality is, as I have said before, most recruiters are just too busy to thoroughly review each and [...]

2019-12-05T11:41:04-05:00March 3rd, 2016|Industry Tips|

Do you suffer from perfectionism paralysis?

What I have learned to relieve myself of this affliction. If you are like me, you may suffer from perfectionism paralysis. It’s an ailment in which you care so much about doing something 100% accurately, that you end up overcome by paralysis and delay completing a task, or taking any [...]

2019-12-05T11:46:18-05:00February 19th, 2016|Industry Tips|

How to identify High-Potential Candidates

Throughout my career in Human Resources and Recruitment I have worked alongside and interviewed thousands of people. Over time I started to notice some interesting patterns, particularly among high-potential and high-performing candidates. High-potentials are those who have the aptitude and ability to go way above and beyond the average employee [...]

2016-01-08T10:45:13-05:00January 8th, 2016|Industry Tips|

Gen Z – What you need to know as an employer

Key Takeaways from a panel discussion held on September 29th at the DeGroote School of Business in Burlington. On Tuesday September 29th, the DeGroote School of Business in Burlington hosted a panel discussion with industry professionals as well as a representative of the Gen Z workforce, to highlight the key [...]

2015-10-08T16:32:10-04:00October 8th, 2015|Industry Tips|

Top three reasons your employees are quitting

For most organizations, it is crucial to continuously work to retain your best performers and high potentials. Employers are also aware how challenging and competitive it is to source and hire talent these days. Knowing all of this, it’s clearly in a company’s best interest to focus a significant amount of time [...]

2015-10-05T20:30:22-04:00October 5th, 2015|Industry Tips|