A Recruiter’s View On Relationship Advice.

A Recruiter’s View On Relationship Advice.

I recently read HRMatters Ottawa’s blog titled “Relationship Advice For You and a 3rd Party Recruiter” and I felt compelled to write a response of sorts.  I enjoyed the post and I wanted to add a few thoughts of my own.  Carolyn Perkins provides advice and...
Having a Hard Time Finding a Summer Job?

Having a Hard Time Finding a Summer Job?

It’s funny how we all keep hearing that reoccurring statement; Mom, Dad I just can’t find a summer job! Whether it’s our older brothers or sisters returning from home from a long year at university or our adolescent kids thinking their going to have a care free zero...
Mature Workers Can and Should Compete

Mature Workers Can and Should Compete

It has been stated that because you are a mature worker that you have disadvantages when it comes to competing for available opportunities. While this may be true for some jobs, there are actually...
The Opportunity Cost of a Bad Hire

The Opportunity Cost of a Bad Hire

Money is crucial and a critical element in building and sustaining a business, especially small to medium sized companies that have limited access to funds and capital. Every single dollar has to be earmarked to the area that will generate the greatest return or the...
You Finally Graduated, What’s Next?

You Finally Graduated, What’s Next?

Well you finally graduated… What’s your next move? ​ ​When trying to start a career upon graduating, we’ve all had to face that inevitable question of ‘Where do I start?’ As a recent grad myself, my experience was no...
Succession Planning or Paralysis?

Succession Planning or Paralysis?

Does your organization have a systematic way of succession planning, or does it enter crisis mode when a key colleague leaves the company? Look at it this way:  Dedicated time spent to effective succession planning can eliminate the cost of a vacant key role, reduced...