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Failure focuses the mind and forces companies to consider why they exist , what it is that they offer, and how they are differ from their competitors.

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Tis the season for annual holiday lunches, dinners and get togethers at the office or outside of the office. Each year this is always a hot “HR” topic for companies - regardless of their size. What do we do? Who do we invite? Daytime or nighttime? What’s our budget? Do we allow alcohol?

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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:

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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. Whenever a placement went wrong, that was the line used to justify why...

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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 2015 we have been on this insane, frustrating, stressf...

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As we complete one year of trading as Keynote Group, I consider us to be incredibly fortunate. Not only have we proved our uniqu...

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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....

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Having spent the best part of 6 years governed by a daily routine of early alarm, grabbing a prepared suit & shirt bag and hitti...

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Seven months ago we launched Keynote Group Executive Recruitment, a culmination of visions and dreams around what we believed th...

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2016 will be a big year for IT contract staffing for Ottawa and Toronto Staffing Agencies as the amount of IT contractors contin...

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