Colin Brown

Recruiter Info

Name: Colin Brown Title: Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: LinkedIn: Twitter: @colinbrown

Company Info

Company: Canadian Bank Note Company Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Website:

For Job Candidates

Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: Please feel free to follow up with me by email if you haven't received a response within a week of applying. Our hiring managers travel frequently so sometimes it is hard to nail them down the same day! Things That Impress You In A Candidate: Tailoring your resume for a specific role (attention to detail) and knowing how to brand yourself. Taking the initiative to go for what you want. Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Relevant experience, motivated and professional. Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Applying for every role on our career site, spelling my name wrong, cut & paste cover letters. Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes

Recruiter's Perspective

What's your favorite quote? Be the change you want to see in this world. What do you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my kids and play sports. Get OUTSIDE. In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? Gives me an opportunity to pursue my passion. In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? Corporate fitness challenges, pot lucks, parties. In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? Lucky!

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day. There are also data scientists who discover and leverage athlete insights to create the future of sport.

You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now? - What a weird question but this is a technique that some hiring managers are using these days.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet. The manager/owner of the company has become a micro-manager who watches him work on camera and reads his company emails. A bit over the top wouldn't you say?

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