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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.

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 |2018-08-24T13:06:31+00:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Before the Interview|0 Comments

Empowering People – People aren’t Candidates…They are People

As I celebrate my 13th year in the Talent Acquisition Industry, beginning in 2003 as a middle aged professional who relied on candidates to educate me on what it was that they actually did to the present day as a middle aged professional who seeks talented individuals and spends time learning about them as people,

By |2018-08-24T13:06:48+00:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: After the Interview, Before the Interview, During the Interview, Opinion|0 Comments

We Are Asking What when we should be asking WHY?

For each of us, as we become adults, working to earn a living is both a necessity and a key part of who we become in our world. There are financial implications, social implications, feel-good implications, and implications out into the future that our choices now will impact. We call this “the ripple effect”. And

By |2018-08-24T13:06:50+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

The Times…They Are A Changing…or Do They Really Change?

We hear from time to time that the only thing that is constant in life is change. There is truth, fact, and wisdom to this bold acknowledgement. And when any real change occurs in life, whether that be professionally or personally, there is ALWAYS a period of uncertainty and the unknown that fosters speculation and

By |2018-08-24T13:06:52+00:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|0 Comments

Are We Getting This? A New Direction…Right or Wrong?

We live in a technological age. Everywhere, there is some sort of technology to take on both mundane and complicated processes. In certain instances we have become very comfortable with a certain way of applying technology, regardless of the less than stellar results from those efforts. So instead of throwing out the antiquated manner in

By |2018-08-24T13:06:57+00:00November 20th, 2015|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

The Economic Cycle – What Stage Are We In?

When I was a university student and studying Macroeconomics, I was introduced to the concept of the Economic Cycle, a 7 year period of expanding economic growth followed with a period of contraction or market correction, followed by a period of economic expansion and innovation, and so on. This, I have come to understand, is

By |2016-06-17T01:58:48+00:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: After the Interview|0 Comments

Engaging Passive Candidates

According to a recent LinkedIn Survey of nearly 5,000 full-time professionals, 83% of candidates are passive and not actively seeking work and not actively applying for jobs you may be posting. These passive candidates are the silent majority of the candidate market. Capturing this passive pool of candidates requires some special skills and tactics. So

By |2018-08-24T13:06:58+00:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: Networking|0 Comments

Do You Know The Right Flavour of Ice Cream??

After 12+ years as a professional recruiting/sourcing/talent acquisition consultant and employee, I have seen a significant shift in the manner of how working professionals have been asked to market themselves. From the approach of here is what I do to the current focus on one’s professional brand, I am always amazed at how far most

By |2016-06-06T23:04:57+00:00August 21st, 2015|Categories: Networking|0 Comments