The global pandemic revealed weaknesses of legacy, paper-based operations. It forced digital transformation which has resulted in an increased demand for tech jobs in all industries. The growth in automation, machine learning and cloud infrastructure has created an even greater demand for tech talent. As of March, there were over…


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The highest grossing industries in the world are currently being forced to adapt and rely on new technological measures more than ever. The pandemic has disrupted industries such as the banking sector, public healthcare, and educational systems around the world. It is likely that these shifts will continue post-pandemic and…


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As a recruiter your job is to meet hiring goals by filling positions with qualified individuals. It is important when in this position to know the difference between relying on hard data and evidence versus trusting your instincts about an applicant. In the tech industry, recruiters may not always have…


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Did you know there were roughly 2 million unemployed Canadians looking for jobs in October? If you are a growing tech company you have probably noticed a surge in applications. As we continue into the COVID pandemic increasing job losses are shifting the market demands for hiring.

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Did you know that 85% of job applicants will misrepresent themselves on their resumes? The cost of a bad hire is usually 30% of the employees first year’s earnings. A bad hire is not only disruptive to your business it is also costly. From our experience, we have become masters…


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The competition for tech talent has gone global. As more companies have moved completely remote, that means we can now work from anywhere in the world. This creates more opportunities for job seekers as relocating is not always required. …


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Now that we have all gone through the growing pains of adjusting to working from home, we are now soaking up the advantages of getting to call our bed our new office and our sweatsuits our new work attire (arguably the biggest advantage). …


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Gone are the days when ping-pong tables and pizza lunches were signs of a good corporate culture. Employees need more than just these perks to be engaged and committed to your company. Companies that find a way to engage, lead and challenge their employees are breaking through the noise and…


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Hiring based on resumes is outdated. Hiring managers typically spend less than 10 seconds reviewing a resume; enough time to glean a person’s age, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic level and make a decision on the candidate. These factors both consciously or unconsciously affect the hiring decision. …

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