Category: Recruitment

Accountable Recruiters

How about this for a catch phrase of the old guard in recruitment: “We are in the placement business, not the retention business!”

I lost count of how many times we were instructed to say that in my early days as a recruiter. When…

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Recruitment Gone Wrong

I have to chuckle to myself when I hear recruiters claim they are experts. If that were true, why does our industry suffer from some of the worst employee attrition rates and performance issues out there? I've experienced this first hand working…

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Six Reasons We Won Best New Business Ottawa

Last week was just terrific, a true reflection point on what has been an insane 14 months. Keynote Group won ‘Best new business’ in Ottawa at the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) by the Chamber of Commerce and OBJ. After launching in September 2…

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From Recruiter to Recruited

Think back to a few months ago when you read through James Bakers’ post about the tough decisions of making that first hire for the Keynote team. Let me introduce myself, I’m that first hire – Meghan and its time for an update!

Time certain…

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When External Recruitment Helps

A traditional recruitment agency will tell you that you should never do any recruitment without their help. Well if there were no social networks and a database of candidates still had the same value as 10 years ago, then I would agree with them, …

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