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About Jeff Wedge

Jeff Wedge has been in the strategic sourcing and social media recruiting industry since 2003. Throughout his career he has worked closely with hiring managers, internal recruiters, HR Managers, HR Directors, and HR Vice Presidents on a number of recruiting assignments from volume recruiting and RPO engagements to confidential executive searches. He holds an Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Sociology from the University of New Brunswick. Jeff is the father of 19 year old son Carter and 15 year old daughter Hallie and he currently resides in Burlington, Ontario.

Why I Enjoy Working in the RPO World

This past month I celebrated my 15th year in the recruitment industry. What began as a job in a small technology recruitment consulting company as the 1st to be employed, working on high volume call center roles has evolved into a career that has exposed me to many of the business models employed within

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Opinion|0 Comments

Chocolate Cake and Icing of Work

Much has been written about the role of work in our lives. And this is not simply another article to add to the contemporary warehouse of views and opinions regarding the role of work. Rather this article if focused on something rarely written about or discussed, something I call the “Chocolate Cake and Icing

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Transition, Transformation or Revolution: What are we in and what will work look like in the future?

In the world of work, the exchange of time and productive human effort for the affordability of a certain lifestyle, there is a plethora of history where technology and global change has created a totality of change in how work is carried out. Many pundits refer to this shift as a transition or a

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Opinion, Technology|0 Comments

AM I A VIRTUAL WORKER?

I am frequently asked the question, “Am I a virtual worker?" all the time. Why I am asked is perhaps because for the past 5 years I have worked full time in a virtual work environment, able to be productive and flexible to accommodate business and client needs as they arise. I am more

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Choosing Purposefully, Living Healthy and Working Smart

As an aging male in a world that seems to move and change sometimes at the speed of light, something that I, and we all take for granted, our health, has become a paramount focus for me. And as a result, I came to the realization first hand that although we all talk a

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

The Shifting Paradigm

Inevitably, throughout the history of any career, industry, or financial cycle, change occurs. Change is the only certainty in life and if we are able to move with change as a transition then we usually weather that period well. And if we resist, the change seems to be more difficult, more cumbersome, and more

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

The Need for Leadership in a World Crying for Leaders

Whether you aspire to a leadership role in any facet of life or not, there is undeniably a huge need for and gap of leaders, and leadership, in the world. Regardless of whether we are talking about political leadership or business leadership, the evidence is gathering that we are becoming a society of number

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Leadership, Opinion|0 Comments

The Move To Process Efficiency and Consistency: Bold Predictions for the Talent Acquisition Industry in 2017

As 2017 unveils itself and we are beyond the reminiscing and time spent either in sorrow or in absolute glee about the year that we just graduated from, I want to take a few minutes to make some bold predictions for the Talent Acquisition industry in 2017. The Candidate Driven market will completely take

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Opinion, Technology|0 Comments

The World of Work: What Will Future Generations Read in Their History Books

This is my first post 2016 US election blog and although this will not be a writing of my political views, I will focus on just how much the world of work has changed as the global economy moves from an industrialized manufacturing base on a global scale to an information sacred age where

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Are You Current???

In the era of quick change and technological anomalies, there are no industries that have missed out on the impact that has occurred. One industry, or an important aspect of our individual lives and the global economy, is the talent acquisition industry or the “how do I find a great job” stage of one’s

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Before the Interview|0 Comments