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Persistence Pays Off

From a young age, I always wanted to be a teacher. It was what I was comfortable with, I had the experience and the education, but it didn’t pan out due to lack of openings and budget cuts. I’m sure that I’m not the only person who has found herself in an unexpected field; it happens all the time. When …

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Start-ups with Enterprise Resources

I have been told far too many times by so many people that working for a start-up means long hours, low pay, and poor benefits. Importantly, I’m told that the resources are not there and you won’t get the training and professional development, conferences and education that you would get at a larger company. I am the founder of a …

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Building a Technology Culture

I am the founder of a recruitment organization and most of my clients are technical managers of start-ups and small businesses. The positions we work on are highly technical and complex. The expectation is that we bring technically savvy candidates to the table, every time. Recruiters are not expected to be technical, and very few have any knowledge or understanding …

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Toronto’s Candidate Driven Market and How Recruiters Should React

A Response to “The Power Has Shifted To The Candidate, So Current Recruiting Practices Will Stop Working” By John Sullivan Article for reference: http://www.eremedia.com/ere/the-power-has-shifted-to-the-candidate-so-current-recruiting-practices-will-stop-working/ It shouldn’t be news to any recruiter in this industry that the power has shifted from the employer to the candidate; meaning employers are desperately seeking good talent, while candidates have too many options to choose …

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