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Category: Recruitment


Maximize Your Experience as a Sponsor at Student Events
28 Jun

Maximize Your Experience as a Sponsor at Student Events

by Jaysa Toet in Recruitment 0 comments

Sponsoring a student group, co-op program, or career centre event is a fantastic opportunity to engage with up-and-coming professionals and enhance your company brand or employer profile with a key demographic. There are many types of events allowing for plenty of opportunities to select something relevant to your goals, organization, and budget. Here are some…

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“What are your earnings expectations?”
15 Jun

“What are your earnings expectations?”

by Rachel Poppe Weessies in Recruitment 0 comments

“What are your earnings expectations” …*awkward silence*… This interview question is uncomfortable for many candidates. You don’t want to put yourself in a poor position when it comes to negotiation later on in the process, but you don’t want to price yourself too high and put yourself out of the running. What are interviewers looking…

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7 Top Tips for Writing a Job Posting that Doesn’t Suck
08 Jun

7 Top Tips for Writing a Job Posting that Doesn’t Suck

by Jaysa Toet in Recruitment 0 comments

Drafting a compelling job posting is one of the first and most important parts of the recruitment process. A job posting is posted internally/externally and provided to candidates but it can also be considered the “first line of defense” for bringing in the right people and filtering out the wrong. Getting the right people into…

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Planned Happenstance
24 May

Planned Happenstance

by Jaysa Toet in Recruitment 0 comments

Have you ever looked back and realized you were in right place at the right time because of a specific decision and something good came of it? Think about that situation and the strategy or end goal involved with your choice.  There are times in your career where one intentionally planned event or decision can…

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Are You Sure You Want a Lower Turnover Rate?
20 May

Are You Sure You Want a Lower Turnover Rate?

by Brad Lutz in Leadership , Recruitment 0 comments

It is not uncommon to hear an HR Professional talk about Turnover and how they have a quarterly or annual goal to reduce the turnover rate in their organization. Does HR really have control over this metric?  I have found myself asking questions (silently, but sometimes out loud) that imply that HR truly doesn’t have…

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Living Up to My New Hire Announcement
06 Apr

Living Up to My New Hire Announcement

by Brad Lutz in Leadership , Recruitment 0 comments

I will never forget when I joined a financial firm as the HR lead.  I was truly impressed with the organization from their reputation and the impression grew through the conversations leading to my time with them.  I was engaged, thrilled to get the offer of employment and couldn’t wait to join the team. About…

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Stand Out! 10 Tips to Impact Your Job Search
23 Feb

Stand Out! 10 Tips to Impact Your Job Search

by Rachel Poppe Weessies in Recruitment 0 comments

So far in the Acuity Job Search Tips Series, we have discussed resumes and the job search process. In this post we plan to discuss some of the faux pas we as recruitment professionals see most often in the interviewing process and how you can avoid them! The Interview: Acuity Tips #6 – 10 Interviews…

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Stand Out! 10 Tips to Impact Your Job Search
17 Feb

Stand Out! 10 Tips to Impact Your Job Search

by Rachel Poppe Weessies in Recruitment 0 comments

In the last post we discussed the benefits to spending some extra time on your resume to help you stand out. In this post we will tackle the job search process and some common challenges that recruiters often see. Job Search: Acuity Tips #4 & 5 Job searching has evolved beyond using the newspaper or…

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11 Feb

Stand Out! 10 Tips to Impact Your Job Search

by Jaysa Toet in Recruitment 0 comments

At Acuity HR, we work with candidates and clients from a wide variety of industries through recruitment searches and career transition work. This has allowed us to work with people in many different stages of their job search. Are you currently in job search mode? Maybe you are just getting started or have been in…

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