Author - Justin Lowe

How To Make Better Hires Using Candidate Personas

Don't you wish it was easier to figure out what kinds of people you needed to hire? Wouldn't it be better if someone could turn to you and say "oh, you're looking for a top-notch marketer? Here's the...

How To Hire An Unparalleled Marketer

As the visionary behind your company, you’ve likely been doing the brunt of the sales and marketing work. After all, who knows the product better than you? Unfortunately, the day-to-day of promoting...

How To Hire The Ultimate Product Lead

To get your company to where it is right now, you probably already have some sort of product development team. But more often than not, it's the entrepreneur who's in charge of leading that team....

3 Easy Ways To Boost Employee Output While Keeping Costs Down

For a startup, it can sometimes feel like productivity falls flat, and the only way to boost productivity is by offering financial incentives. But entrepreneurs have a secret weapon: their employees...

3 Reasons Why Hiring Is Harder Than Getting Funding

Entrepreneurs know better than anyone that startup life isn’t easy. Sometimes you appreciate the challenge; other times you want to hit your head against a brick wall. And while securing your funding...

How To Optimize Your Team to Reach Maximum Productivity

Entrepreneurs are known for doing more with less. But the only way a small startup can do the work of a company five times its size is by making sure that the team is optimized from the outset. Just...

Why Should I Work for You And Not Google?

Startups that experience rapid growth are using best-in-class recruitment strategies to fight for talent. They know they want the finest even if they have to duke it out with the likes of Google or...

McQuaig Nominated for HR Reporter Readers' Choice Awards

We are very excited to announce that we have been nominated for the 2017 Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards! Our category is Employee Assessments and we will need your help to let everyone...

Essential soft skills to look for when hiring

The recruitment process is about more than just gauging a candidate’s job skills. What they can do, where their strengths lie and their track record are all important, but these hard markers are only...

The McQuaig Mental Agility Test (MMAT)

MCQUAIG MENTAL AGILITY TEST What is it? The McQuaig Mental Agility Test (MMAT) is a 15 minute, timed cognitive assessment that measures an individual’s general intelligence, speed of thought, or what...

Five common recruitment mistakes and how to avoid them

One of the most important decisions a business makes is choosing who it hires. Simply put, selecting the right staff for the job can make all the difference in how well a company performs, and how...

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