Employee referrals may have negative consequences: U.S. study

March 08, 2018 Blog

Canadian recruiters say they will continue to promote employee referral programs, even as a study out of the United States suggests there may be negative consequences to this approach. One-third of new job offers go to recruits who had a...

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Employee Referrals Work!

February 20, 2018 Blog

A few weeks ago, I shared some of my thoughts about employee referral programs with the Canadian HR Reporter Weekly for an article they published on that subject. Some people think that when employers use employee referrals there is less...

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Digging Deeper

January 24, 2018 Blog

At the beginning of every year I ask myself what is it that I do well, what value do I bring to my clients and what really makes Essence different than any other firms? Although, every year brings its new...

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A Year of Essence Recruitment Advice

December 29, 2017 Blog

As 2017 comes to a close, I thought I would reflect on the advice, tools and food for thought I shared with you throughout the year. So if you missed any of my blog posts this year, here’s a quick...

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3 Secret Ingredients to Successful Recruitment

November 27, 2017 Blog

Many clients and human resources professionals often ask me to share the secrets and special tools recruitment firms use to successfully secure new recruits time and time again. Of course I can’t speak for all the recruitment firms out there...

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The Relationship Between The Recruiter and the Career Seeker

October 10, 2017 Blog

People often have the misconception that as a recruitment firm we find jobs for people. ACTUALLY, our role is the other way around. We find the right people for specific positions in our client’s organizations.  HOWEVER, it is true that...

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Recruitment, it’s a business BUT It’s REALLY about the People.

September 10, 2017 Blog

In a market place where competition for talent is fierce, people and organizations often wonder how to choose a recruitment firm. The obvious selection criteria such as price, location, and job market or industry knowledge are not enough. Too many...

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Would You Rather Have a Service Provider or a Partner? It’s your choice!

August 24, 2017 Blog

You’ve realized that you need the expertise of a recruiting firm to ensure you hire the right people, at the right time and within the right budget. Now what? Some would think that it’s just a matter of providing the...

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How to Hire Right the FIRST Time!

July 10, 2017 Blog

So, you’ve decided it’s time to hire. Regardless of the reasons for which you’re recruiting someone new to your organization – whether it is to fill a vacancy, to create a brand new position or to complement your existing team...

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My organization is […] Can you confidently fill in the blank?

June 06, 2017 Blog

Recruiting is a perfect time for self-reflection, well, organizational self-reflection that is! To be able to hire the best person for the position, and prepare for the selection and interview process, you need to be able to answer of few...

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