Exec News

22
Jun

Why Specialization Matters in Executive Search Firms

You don’t want to hire the first recruiting firm that comes your way, especially if you’re looking for your next CIO. It pays to partner with a firm that specializes in placing candidates in specific, high-level industry roles. Just like you go see a specialist for certain medical conditions, you should work with a specialist...
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02
Jun

Introducing IT/IQ Remote Teams

We at IT/IQ Tech Recruiters recently learned that remote teams are environmentally greener, more cost-effective, and oftentimes inspire happier and more productive employees. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, almost every business in the world is currently navigating the challenges of managing remote teams — many for the first time and had never considered it before. We...
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27
Apr

4 Work-Life Balance Tips When Working Remotely

Even if you’re a wizard at working from home, it’s difficult to separate work from play when your pile of work is just a few feet away. However, finding work-life balance while working remotely is achievable, even during the COVID-19 quarantine.  Here are four tips from IT/IQ to help you navigate this evolving situation and...
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27
Apr

6 Best Practices for Video Conferences

As teams across the country adapt to working from home, video conferences replace face-to-face meetings. Before you call into your video conference, make sure you’re prepared. Find a quiet place in your home; free of distractions with everything you need nearby. Quit out of any apps you aren’t using prior to the meeting to avoid...
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19
Mar

5 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

Although working from home is not a new concept, most workforces were not working remotely prior to COVID-19. However, in what has felt like a couple of days, everyone able to work from home is working from home as a necessity to public health. This quick-change poses challenges for both managers and employees alike. As...
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24
Jan

2019: Year in Review

2019 was a groundbreaking year. We opened two new offices in Calgary and Toronto; we welcomed new team members in Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary; and we celebrated these successes with excellent events throughout the year. Spring In the first quarter of 2019, the President’s Club winners celebrated the past year’s successes in Mexico on an...
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03
Dec

IT|IQ is Now National!

Sometimes things happen in a flash. In other cases, it takes time to grow into an idea. It took 17 years to put a finger on our vision, but it was laid down on paper in an instant: Connecting people through global opportunity. I always had a feeling it was something like that, but it hadn’t found...
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09
Oct

United Way Tech Grind 2019

This past weekend IT/IQ ascended the Grouse Grind in the United Way Tech Grind for the fourth consecutive year. Nine team members joined IT/IQ’s team led by the Tech Grind’s co-founder and United Way Cabinet Member, Feras Elkhalil. The grind represents an 853 meter elevation gain across 2.9 km equating to 2,830 steps. It is...
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19
Jul

Whistler Trip 2019

This year marked IT/IQ’s tenth annual mid-year trip to Whistler. As way to celebrate from half of the year’s victories and recuperate from any challenges our team spends an all-expenses paid night at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. At 9:00 AM on Friday July 12th, we boarded a (thankfully) air-conditioned Westcan charter bus and headed for...
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