3 01, 2016

#1 Lazy Job Hunting Mistake

January 3, 2016|Job hunting tips|

Job hunting? Need to hire? We are here to answer your most pressing questions and share our experience recruiting superstars for some of the best companies! At Pronexia, we are Montreal & Vancouver Headhunters of the new generation and this post is part of our new #PronexiaBlogs series. Is this what your job search [...]

17 08, 2015

Why You Didn’t Get That Job (aka Real Interview Feedback)!

August 17, 2015|Job hunting tips|

Looking for work? Need to hire? We are here to answer your most pressing questions and share our experience recruiting superstars for some of the best companies! At Pronexia, we are Headhunters of the new generation and this post is part of our new #PronexiaBlogs Q&A series. One of the biggest complaints job-seekers have about [...]

28 01, 2015

Are you a Humanities Grad for Hire?

January 28, 2015|Behind the Scenes, Job hunting tips|

Overall, I was in a good spot. By 24, I had finished my Bachelor’s Degree and nearly completed my Master’s Degree too; I had taught two courses to Undergraduate students at Concordia; and won a few awards (some even came with cash prizes) for my work throughout the whole process. I kept my head down [...]

16 10, 2014

I Just Checked Out Your Facebook Page!

October 16, 2014|Job hunting tips|

Yep. You sent me your résumé earlier today to apply for a position I am advertising and before calling you (or actually not) I Googled your name and checked out your ‘digital footprint’. I know that it sounds stalker-like and I used to scoff at the idea of looking up job seekers’ personal pages online. [...]

20 05, 2014

Should you hide your criminal record?

May 20, 2014|Job hunting tips|

Years ago I met a candidate who was in the running for the position of Executive Assistant. She came across as polished, professional and demure throughout all of my conversations with her, including of course an in-person interview. My client, President of a Montreal-based distribution company, interviewed his prospective assistant twice and was eager to [...]