Combat and the VULTURE Agency – The Tao of Talent Acquisition

It’s difficult to do things differently. This statement rings true for any job in any industry anywhere. In recruitment one will likely find themselves struggling to combat the preconceptions of their own industry based on the activities of the few that have come before. In order to “be different”, one needs to begin by identifying

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Combat and the VULTURE Agency – The Tao of Talent Acquisition

The Cost of Hiring

I think it’s fair to say that we all know of – or have directly been affected by – the recent economic downturn from a once thriving resource industry out here in Western Canada. The market has a lot of movement and there is much to be learned from how companies respond or react in

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Who is your recruiter to you?

In our last blog we discussed being “All things to all people”, where it pertained to Human Resources and how a Recruiting Agency can fit into that relationship (you can reference that post here). But once the decision is made to go the Agency route…what does that look like for the client and candidate? Let’s

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WHO IS: Your Recruiter to you?

We have our own internal hiring practices – The outside looking in

“We don’t use Agencies. Super-Duper Industrial Automation dot com’s HR has its own team at head office”. Of course, you do… And what is the point of your HR department if not to provide you and your company with brilliant, passionate and engaged employees? I mean, what the heck do you pay them for anyhow?

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“We have our own internal hiring practices

Why Recruitment

One of the most common things I hear when describing what I do for a living is always, “That sounds really interesting”. To which I respond…”It is”. And that’s the crux of it. Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Head Hunting, call it what you will, is ultimately…interesting. I got into this line of work quite by accident.

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WHO IS: Your Recruiter to you?

Breaking through in an automated recruitment world

It’s a good idea to take a few minutes before submitting your resume to identify who will be the first set of eyes to read your resume in the initial screening for the hiring organization. For example, are you applying through a recruitment consultant, corporate recruiter, ATS (Applicant Tracking System) software, Hiring Manager, Owner or

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Breaking through in an automated recruitment world

Seven steps to the perfect job search

In this blog we’ll break down the steps to searching for a job. As we all know there are so many ways to advertise a job and so many places for a candidate to search. There are so many places to look, printed listings in newspapers or industry specific publications, or digital, with various company

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Seven steps to the perfect job search

What’s in a recruitment partner?

Having had a fair share of interesting experiences in the world of recruitment, I am always surprised at some of the antics that go on within our industry which are a reason to be somewhat skeptical of working with a recruitment consultant whom you’re not yet familiar with. I’ve compiled a few things that I’d

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What's in a recruitment partner

Reinventing Yourself to Break into a New Industry

Need a Change? Start working in your next exciting Industry today! Good Luck! Re-evaluate your Skills Ok, so you’ve done everything right, got your training, got your experience, everything you’re supposed to do…and now you don’t like it. It’s overwhelming to realize that the Career Path you’ve chosen isn’t right for you anymore. What now?

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Reinventing Yourself to Break into a New Industry

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