23 10, 2014

Gangsterism and Recruitment at TruMontreal

October 23, 2014|Behind the Scenes|

As a fresh pair of eyes peering into the recruitment world, I was excited to attend TruMontreal, an interesting “non-conference” conference on recruitment in our beautiful city which took place last week.  To be frank, I participated in much of the standard conference-related stuff: listened intently on presentations, card-exchanged with some connections, hung by the [...]

27 11, 2013

My Journey from Leaving Pronexia to Back Again!

November 27, 2013|Behind the Scenes|

I started with Pronexia Inc three years ago when they were just starting out in the basement of a Westmount office. As Pronexia's first ever employee, I worked closely with the two founders - two young women like myself - who had taken a risk to leave their steady careers and open up their own [...]

26 11, 2013

Tips on Concocting a LinkedIn InMail… or Why Recruiters get what they Deserve

November 26, 2013|Hiring advice|

Recruiters tend to have a bad rep. Many wear it as a badge of honor and take pride in the monetary gains that are still associated with outdated sales practices. Others lament the lack of respect they receive from the business community, yet don’t do much to change the face of our industry. I recently [...]