Hiring Advice for Startups

Team BuildingToronto Startups
March 25, 2019

Small Business Basics: How to Find, Hire and Work with a Recruiting Partner – Part 3

Part 3: Choosing the Right Recruiting Partner The best headhunting firms for you are those that understand your industry and have worked with companies like yours. They should be able to answer…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
March 20, 2019

Small Business Basics: How to Find, Hire and Work with a Recruiting Partner – Part 2

Part 2: Are You Ready to Work with a Recruiting Partner? Are you hiring? If so, you should consider working with a recruiter. Some people believe there’s a headcount-threshold you…

CultureTeam BuildingToronto Startups
March 13, 2019

Small Business Basics: How to Find, Hire, and Work with a Recruiting Partner – Part 1

Part 1: What Does a Recruiting Partner Do? Recruiting partners work closely with your team to enhance your recruiting efforts and cast a broader search for the right candidate. They’ll…

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March 11, 2019

Small Business Basics: How to Find, Choose and Work with a Recruiting Partner

Your business has many priorities. You need to build, market, sell, serve and deliver. It all begins with people. If your team has the right talent, things get done and…

PsychologyTeam BuildingToronto Startups
January 23, 2019

Forensic Linguistics for Recruiters

Did you watch the original Netflix series, Manhunt: Unabomber? If you haven’t, I highly recommend it. In the interim, let’s summarize: In 1995 an FBI Profiler, Jim Fitzgerald, is tasked…

PsychologyTeam Building
December 18, 2018

My Name is Inigo Montoya, What’s Yours?

In my grad year at McGill, I applied to more than a dozen jobs posted at the recruiting centre. I got one interview. At the same time, my buddy, with…

PsychologyTeam BuildingToronto Startups
December 10, 2018

Is Taller Truly Better?

Last week, Donald Trump chose to replace Janet Yellen as the head of the Federal Reserve. Do you know why? Trump thinks she’s too short. For the record, Yellen is…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
October 17, 2018

Never Hire a Recruiter from Google

The growing demand for talent has led to tremendous career opportunities for recruiters and headhunters. But, like the rising tide that lifts all boats, the growing demand has opened the…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
June 4, 2018

Would a foreign buyers tax help our tech sector? How about a tariff on our talent?

Amazon has 3,178 employees in Canada. That’s 22% more than Shopify, Canada’s pride and joy, employs at home. Of these Canadian employees, Amazon employs over 2.5 times as many Software…

Job Seeker AdviceToronto Startups
May 9, 2018

Best Workplaces in Canada: Should You Care?

Great Place to Work Canada recently released their 2018 list of – you guessed it – the best places to work in Canada. As an employer, it’s nice to add…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
March 6, 2018

Applicant Tracking Won’t Save Your Recruiting. Hirefully Will.

In the last decade, Canada’s supply of technical and business talent shifted from a surplus to a deficit. This transition has led to inflated salaries, competitive hiring, and lower retention…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
February 14, 2018

Ageism: The Elephant in the Office

We can’t escape father time. As we grow older, things will slow and sag. Many people identify wrinkles and grey hair as signs of incompetence, stubbornness, and being ‘old-fashioned.’ We…