Frontline Recruiting Platform Brings in New Management Team, New Funding, New Focus

Montreal-based Wirkn specializes in recruiting high-volume frontline workers   Montreal, 16TH November 2020 -- Wirkn, a pioneer in video-first job hiring and specialist in frictionless high-volume recruiting, announced today the new management team, as it widens...

Show, Don’t Tell

The recruitment landscape has been radically altered by COVID-19. Unprecedented unemployment numbers mean that more people with more diverse skillsets than ever are looking for jobs. One of the key - and underappreciated - aspects of this "new normal" is the necessity...

Video Is Worth Much More than 10, 000 Words

Successful recruitment begins with a large number and variety of applicants. Each applicant has their own background and skill set. Every candidate could potentially bring something distinct and important to the advertised position. How, though, to see the right...

Reimagining Remote Recruitment

First Impressions Last… Especially on Video Gone are the days when eager young job candidates would "pound the pavement," a stack of freshly printed CVs in hand, and pop into every retailer in the mall or busy commercial street in the hopes of getting face time with a...

First Impressions Last…

First Impressions Last… Especially on Video Gone are the days when eager young job candidates would "pound the pavement," a stack of freshly printed CVs in hand, and pop into every retailer in the mall or busy commercial street in the hopes of getting face time with a...

Ready, Set, Rehire! – New Roles, New Hires

The retail sector has and will continue to evolve to meet consumer needs in a world where COVID-19 persists. From the institution of curbside pick-up services during nationwide shutdowns to the incorporation of social distancing guidelines in stores during phased...

Ready, Set, Rehire! – More Candidates, More Work

The massive increase in unemployment across North America is one of the many unfortunate and unprecedented outcomes of the COVID-19 crisis. Across sectors, we have seen workers suffer wage cuts, furloughing, or the outright loss of their livelihood. This means that...

Ready, Set, Rehire! – Speed is Everything

The coronavirus pandemic has taught us that the world can change at a moment's notice. Malls typically bustling with shoppers were closed indefinitely almost overnight. The impact of shelter-at-home orders on retail operations was swift and decisive. Reopening on the...

Millennials vs Gen Z: Why Employers Need to Know the Difference

6 Trends Millennials and Gen Z are Re-shaping the Future of the Workforce When millennials came into the workplace, it marked a significant change in how employers managed this new workforce. In recent years, there was a common misperception that Gen Zers and...

How Malls are Becoming Vibrant Community Spaces

The value proposition has changed for REITs (real estate investment trusts). For the past decade, with a sizeable portion of shopping dollars migrating online and a shifting consumer base, the retail game has just gotten a lot more challenging. A millennial would...

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