24 08, 2012

Outdated Advice for Job Seekers from… Mashable.com?

August 24, 2012|including hobbies on CV, job search advice, mashable.com, Montreal recruitment|

We came across an article on Mashable.com titled “6 Things on your LinkedIn profile that should not be on your Resume”.  Who knew that a trendy blog focusing on innovation would offer advice that seems to come from the era of looking for work through newspaper ads? One of the most surprising suggestions read: “A [...]

12 07, 2012

My Love Affair…with Recruitment

July 12, 2012|applying for a job, canadian recruitment, dealing with headhunters, find a better job, headhunting, how to work with recruiters, interview stories, job search advice, meeting with a recruiter, Montreal headhunters, Montreal recruitment, potential employer, practical tips, recruitment, recruitment industry, soft skills, unhappiness at work|

Our last blog post made me stop and think – why is it that I am so passionate about Recruitment? What is it about this field that motivates me more and more with every passing year? Why is it that I would not leave this industry, no matter how sweet a potential offer? Everyone’s experience [...]

30 04, 2012

To our Fellow Recruiters – Let’s Stop Embarrassing Ourselves

April 30, 2012|headhunting, headhunting firms in Montreal, how to choose a headhunter, how to work with recruiters, lack of motivation, leadership, meeting with a recruiter, modern companies, Montreal headhunters, Montreal recruitment, Pronexia's business model, recruitment, recruitment firm, recruitment industry, unhappiness at work|

I read an article on Next Montreal (a Montreal source of all things tech) and it left me with a feeling of overwhelming sadness. The article is entitled “Looking Back on my Year of Recruiting” and you can find it here. The article was written by someone who spent under a year working in recruitment, so [...]

13 06, 2011

Exploratory Interviews – a New Trend?

June 13, 2011|job hunting in Montreal, Montreal recruitment, networking ideas|

More and more potential candidates reach out to us asking to have an exploratory meeting – at our office, over lunch, coffee, or even dinner. I did some online research and noticed that there seemed to be a new trend among employment consultants. Instead of sending your CV and never hearing back from a recruiter [...]

9 02, 2011

The modern workplace or Our favorite kind of client

February 9, 2011|compensation packages, flex hours, leadership, modern companies, Montreal recruitment|

As a recruitment & HR consulting firm, we come across a great variety of companies, all varying in their industries of specialization, size and of course internal culture. Our main criterion when taking on a new client is ensuring that they have a good reputation. Beyond that, we give our undivided attention and focus to [...]