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 [...]

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. [...]