Finding your next boss

By: Alan Davis Some Serious Advice for Job Seekers from the Other Side of the Interview Desk Introduction When I first got into the recruiting business, being out of work had a certain stigma attached to it. These days however, … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Birthday greetings to Bruce Aikenhead, a Canadian Space Pioneer

  By Diane Bates Bruce AikenHead, former Director General of the Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Program, recently celebrated his 90th birthday by officially opening the “Space for Space“ galleries at the Okanagan Science Center in Vernon, BC. Bruce had been … Continue reading

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Watch What You Write in Your Resumé

By: Alan Davis One of the tricks of resume writing is to put yourself behind the reviewer’s desk and look at your own accomplishments through his or her eyes. So we thought we would pass along some tips. Knowing corporate … Continue reading

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Quebec is shrinking their carbon footprint

  Interview with Dan Fletcher Concerning Quebec’s recently adopted Western Climate Initiative. “The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) is a collaboration of independent jurisdictions working together to identify, evaluate, and implement emissions trading policies to tackle climate change at a regional … Continue reading

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The DO’s and DON’Ts of Job Search (Part 2 of 2)

Here is part 2 of our “Do’s and Don’ts of Job Search” series. To start with Part 1, click here. Part 2: – A strong CV Your CV is going to be your bread and butter of job search. Make … Continue reading

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The DO’s and DONT’s of Job Search (Part 1 of 2)

With today’s competitive job market, it’s important to stand out from the crowd. However, make sure your tactics don’t backfire on you. In this two part series, I’m going to cover the Do’s and the Dont’s of job search. Part … Continue reading

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Would you give your Facebook password to a Hiring Manager?

This was quite a hot topic a few weeks ago. Job seekers in the US are now being asked to hand over their Facebook login information as part of an interview. Don’t believe it? Read all about Justin Bassett’s experience … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Alan Davis Strategic Recruiting Website™

We decided it was time to revamp our website to help move us into the digital age. We were dedicated to make this website designed for the user. We wanted to make the whole experience easier on you! We have … Continue reading

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Diversifying Your Business: E-recruiting

Recruiting is taking a new direction with the help of different social media websites and other online media. However, this does not mean that traditional recruiting is disappearing completely. Maximizing the effect of an e-recruiting strategy means that HR professionals … Continue reading

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