To be an Entrepreneur is extremely rewarding however can be very challenging. It takes a curious combination of passion to make a difference for clients, an appetite for risk, and an over-developed work ethic.
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Often employers are so focused on filling a position that they forget they’re actually recruiting individuals. As an expert in my industry, it’s my role to help remind you that you are dealing with people—individuals with values, emotions, voices, and choices to make. This is important for a few ...Read More
In today’s market place where there’s an app for pretty much everything, what makes a profession and executive recruitment firm like Essence Recruitment different? IT’S YOU!At Essence, our primary focus is you the client. Don’t give me wrong, technology is definitely an asset i...Read More
Today, managers understand and agree that it is time and money well spent to invest in recruiting the right employee the first time. The value of partnering with an executive recruitment firm has been demonstrated to be successful time and time again. However, in my practice, I have noticed one a...Read More
Not so long ago I came across this quote from Albert Einstein that states “the true measure of a leader is how they treat their employees, not their equals,” and it reminded me of some of the conversations I often have with my clients. When it comes to leadership and the...Read More
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 referral, according to PayScale’s recent survey of 53,200 ...Read More
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 diversity in the workplace.In my opinion even though “mid...Read More
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 slate of answers, there is one answer that remains constant and true year after year – it i...Read More
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 recap for you.