15 03, 2016

You Want to Hire A-players but is Your Company World-class?

March 15, 2016|Hiring advice|

You Want to Hire A-players but is Your Company World-class? I have been helping companies hire for over a decade now. In that time, I have had the pleasure (and sometimes the displeasure) of seeing the innerworkings of some of the country’s most prominent or most rapidly scaling businesses. Every time a client engages Pronexia’s [...]

14 12, 2015

Should You Do a Social Media Check on Your Prospective Hire?

December 14, 2015|Hiring advice|

Looking to hire? Pronexia's Headhunters of the New Generation are here to provide you with advice and guidance stemming from our 10+ years of experience recruiting for Canada's small and medium-sized businesses. Stalking 101 So you met an incredible candidate for that new role for your team through your recruitment firm partner, and [...]

1 09, 2015

#Insta-Recruiting? Please Stop

September 1, 2015|Hiring advice|

Recruiters, you’ve heard this argument before: use social media in all its forms to modernize your recruitment strategies.  I’ve read countless blog posts, Twitter-chat conversations, online articles, and heard live talks from “experts” who preach the continuous utilization of social media for recruitment purposes.  Indeed, it’s 2015, and everyone everywhere is online – all the [...]

30 04, 2015

4 Steps to Choosing a Recruitment Firm

April 30, 2015|Hiring advice|

Complaining about recruiters is in vogue, whether you are hiring or looking for a job. Recruiters are an easy target for sure considering how easy it is to have a bad experience – most of us have had more bad experiences than good ones. Last week, I told you why I believe that hiring managers are to blame for recruiters [...]

13 05, 2014

Ditching résumés from the interview process!

May 13, 2014|Behind the Scenes, Hiring advice, Job hunting tips|

How surprised would you be to walk into an interview with a recruiter who does not have your CV? No, not because he expected you to bring a copy, but because of the new trend - resumes banned from interview rooms. According to Anna Lambert from Shopify, Ottawa-based high tech success story, this innovative approach [...]