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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.

Les Meilleures Pratiques Du Sourcing

#1: Réfléchissez avant de faire une recherche. “Que l’on me donne six heures pour couper un arbre, j’en passerai quatre à préparer ma hache” – Abraham Lincoln Cette citation d’Abraham Lincoln souligne l’importance de la planification et de la réflexion avant de prendre une action. Comme recruteur il faut avoir le temps de réfléchir, développer

By |2018-08-24T13:07:01+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Recruiting and Sourcing|0 Comments

Recruitment Agency versus Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

Recruitment Agency or Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)? Do you know the difference? Are they the same or different? The confusion often rests with blth candidates and employers looking to engage in talent assistance. In short, a Recruitment Agency and an RPO are very different: And here is why.

By |2018-08-24T13:07:04+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Recruiting and Sourcing|0 Comments

Selling yourself when Sales aren’t your “thing”

As we progress through our careers we mature and we learn our strengths and “opportunities” for development. We may progress consistently up the pre-programmed ladder or we may deter from it, re-develop ourselves and start up a new ladder. Some of us listen to that inner voice and redirect our career path as necessary. I

By |2018-08-24T13:07:05+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: During the Interview|0 Comments

Hello, My Name Is…..

As a Recruiter, one of the lessons I’ve learned early in my career, was networking in the summer is one of the best times to do so. People are generally more relaxed, want to get outdoors and, if not on vacation or at the cottage, enjoy the typical summer activities. What follows are some helpful

By |2018-08-24T13:07:06+00:00May 21st, 2015|Categories: Networking|0 Comments

Debunking the Myth: Is There a Perfect Search?

As any professional recruiter/talent sourcer knows, finding good talent is sometimes akin to trying to find an explanation for how the world works and why it works the way it does. Although there are obvious clues to finding both strong qualified candidates and the “how the world works” paradigm, neither is an easy task at

By |2018-02-02T10:22:32+00:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Recruiting and Sourcing|0 Comments

Please Please Tell Me Now… Is There Something I Should Know? (or, the Importance of Candidate Feedback)

I’ve been in the workforce 20+ years. I’ve applied to quite a few jobs, and I’ve received quite a few interviews. And I’m still amazed how often I never heard back from the recruiter if I wasn’t the successful candidate. Of course I assumed (and was obviously correct) that I didn’t get the job after

By |2018-08-24T13:07:09+00:00March 4th, 2015|Categories: After the Interview|2 Comments

Engagement Sourcing – New Methodology or Revived Art?

Prior to the advent of the fax machine, internet, mobile devices, search engines, aggregators, job boards and e-mail, finding talent to fill vacancies was a somewhat laborious process. Or was it? In these times, with our collective access to a multitude of sourcing/recruiting tools, all of which were created to generate candidate profiles, we have

By |2018-08-24T13:07:09+00:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: Recruiting and Sourcing|0 Comments

The Top 10 You Need To Know To Achieve Success With Your Resume

In the course of my 12+ year career as a Recruiter/Strategic Talent Sourcer, I have likely reviewed close to 200,000 resumes. While that number doesn’t necessarily make me an expert, the fact that I have seen that many resumes certainly provides me with some insight on what I see as a critical part of one’s

By |2018-08-24T13:07:11+00:00January 19th, 2015|Categories: Resume Tips|0 Comments