Category: Business

Community Effort

Happy Canada Day weekend!

One of the great things I love about Canada is the strength of community that people across this country have. This quote from one of the articles sums it up for us:

...the power of inclusion an…

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Accountable Recruiters

How about this for a catch phrase of the old guard in recruitment: “We are in the placement business, not the retention business!”

I lost count of how many times we were instructed to say that in my early days as a recruiter. When…

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Six Reasons We Won Best New Business Ottawa

Last week was just terrific, a true reflection point on what has been an insane 14 months. Keynote Group won ‘Best new business’ in Ottawa at the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) by the Chamber of Commerce and OBJ. After launching in September 2…

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Managing Growth of Our Search Firm

As we complete one year of trading as Keynote Group, I consider us to be incredibly fortunate. Not only have we proved our unique business model works, but we are getting plaudits and recognition for disrupting our industry. With our success howev…

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Why am I so passionate about Keynote Group?

Ok everyone, I thought I’d try and keep up with the fantastic blogs that our CEO James Baker has been writing since we launched. I’m afraid mine might be less insightful, definitely less articulate but I promise you it comes from the heart.


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Love-hate relationship with working from home

Having spent the best part of 6 years governed by a daily routine of early alarm, grabbing a prepared suit & shirt bag and hitting the gym by 6am, before getting to the office for 7.30am to avoid traffic, this working from home lark has been j…

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The Power of Milestones in Business and Life

Seven months ago we launched Keynote Group Executive Recruitment, a culmination of visions and dreams around what we believed the recruitment and talent industries should be about. We took our experiences, expertise and processes and devised a del…

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New Found Respect for Market Leaders

Six months ago I started this adventure as an entrepreneur, with full confidence in what we were undertaking but with fear of the unknown hidden behind the high expectations of success.  The reality of what has happened since we launched is so far…

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