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 [...]

5 05, 2014

Recruiters, enough with misguided and self-serving advice!

May 5, 2014|Hiring advice, Job hunting tips|

Long gone are the days when supply outweighed demand and job seekers had to go an extra mile to stand out and appease recruiters and hiring managers. While top headhunting firms are now recognizing the need to differentiate in order to engage potential candidates, outdated advice to job seekers still abounds.   Let’s take for [...]