Companies We've Helped

Some of the companies where we have made placements over the years.

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Job Openings

  • Commercial Lines Insurance Marketer – RIBO – Kitchener

    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 days ago
  • Personal Lines Insurance Broker – RIBO

    • Full Time
    • Posted 4 days ago
  • IT Vulnerability Engineer – CISSP Qualys – 5-Month Contract

    • Contract - 5 Months
    • Posted 1 week ago
  • Developer – Tibco, ActiveMQ – 6-Month Contract

    • Contract - 6 Months
    • Posted 1 week ago
  • Quantitative Developer – Python MATLAB SQL – 1-Year Contract

    • Contract - 1 Year
    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Business Analyst – Office Move RFP – 6-Month Contract

    • Contract - 6 Months
    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • VueJS ReactJS Developer – 6-Month Contract

    • Contract - 6 Months
    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • ITIL ITSM Manager – ServiceNow 1-Year Contract – Toronto

    • Contract - 1 Year
    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • IT Software Customer Support

    • Full Time
    • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Configuration Engineer – SQL AWS

    • Full Time
    • Posted 1 month ago
  • QA Engineer

    • Full Time
    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Business Systems Analyst – Capital Markets

    • Contract - 6 Months
    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Fullstack Developer – Angular REACT SQL

    • Full Time
    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Senior Project Manager – Commercial ICI Construction

    • Full Time
    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Developer – .NET Core Angular PL/SQL Power BI

    • Contract - 1 Year
    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Full Stack Developer – C# .NET PL/SQL Charles River

    • Contract - 1 Year
    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Full Stack Developer – Angular 6, PL/SQL, Azure

    • Contract - 6 Months
    • Posted 2 months ago

About Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Direct IT Recruiting optimizes your hiring process. By either complementing your existing HR department to help find those hard to find candidates or accelerating onboarding top-talented candidates to your organization.

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Client Success

What our clients are saying about the services provided by Direct IT Recruiting.

Direct IT Recruiting is my trusted partner for building strong technical teams. They take the time to understand my needs and expectations and deliver well qualified candidates, making my recruiting process more efficient and more successful.

I’ve been fortunate to work with Direct IT Recruiting for both as an IT job candidate and as a hiring manager. Darla has an exceptional understanding of IT technology and roles, much more than many other recruiters in her domain. She has always quickly presented me with top candidates, highly qualified and well suited to my requirements. Several became top performers in companies I’ve been with, so I’m pleased to offer her a five-star rating and recommendation.

As a growing company we have utilized the services of Direct IT Recruiting for many years and they have demonstrated results in a timely and professional manner. Time was taken to really get to know our company and our culture to provide well matched candidates. A pleasure to work with!

I have been working with Direct IT Recruiting for over 8 years and as a professional consultant I can honestly say no recruitment firm provides more opportunities at leading financial institutions across the GTA. Darla and the team meticulously match your skillset whether it be Project Management, programming, quality assurance and other IT related roles to positions that allow you to excel and grow within your career. Darla differentiates herself by being able to develop relationships with her consultants through consistent communication and timely responses to any requests throughout the assignment. Integrity and honesty are the values that emanate from Darla and the team which I find very difficult to find in today’s market along with competitive rates. Use Direct IT Recruiting for your next consultant role, you won’t regret it!

Direct IT Recruiting has always been a reliable, transparent, and knowledgeable recruiting agency whenever I needed professional IT resources ranging from front-end developers, content architects, mobile-web developers, and technical leads. I’m always able to count on Direct IT to source qualified candidates within the timeframe I need, no matter the skillset I’m looking for. I’ve had such great success partnering with Direct IT over the years that a handful of contract placements were offered full-time roles on my team – and that is rare! If you’re looking for an IT recruitment company that understands your business needs and has a proven track record in identifying the right candidates to complement your team with, then look no further, Direct IT Recruiting will take care of you!

I have been working with Direct IT Recruiting for 6+ years and they have been instrumental in finding and securing key individuals for HomeStars. They have recruited seasoned product, sales and engineering roles such as our VP Sales, Senior Developers, UX Designers, SEO/SEM Specialists, Mobile Engineers, and Front End Developers. Direct IT Recruiting serve as a complement to our HR department to assist in onboarding the very difficult, highly sought-after unique set of skills required by our company. They have are always been responsive, excellent communication through the process, and provide added value to tweak job descriptions and give input on the salary expectations based on the current market conditions. I highly recommend Direct IT Recruiting and they continue to deliver results for us.

Direct IT Recruiting is like having a staffing life line – when you have a sudden gap to fill they have almost instantaneous, qualified resources to keep your business going, uninterrupted. Direct IT Recruiting rapidly does a needs assessment, determines skills, experience and culture fit, and gives you candidates that will fit the role.

As CFO and Head of IT and Operations, we constantly faced high turn-over in our accounting staff and needed accounting expertise with a strong customer service orientation to deal with a Canada-wide distributed sales team. We also needed bilingual staff. Darla and her team found us amazing talent that fit the bill and all became full time hires. In our IT world, specialized programming skills to develop and integrate our Sales Platform proved to be a major challenge. We had long standing proprietary software, and long-standing protective IT developers. Once again, Direct IT Recruiting found the perfect fit, both skills-wise and candidates with the inter-personal skills to work in our team.

When your business needs to keep pace, Direct IT Recruiting is a major asset to have in your toolbox.

We have worked with Darla and her team for the past several years successfully hiring candidates from first level Analyst roles to Senior Management. Darla and her team have a deep understanding of the specialized skills required, our industry and our organization’s culture. We have experienced a high success rate in retaining candidates from Direct IT Recruiting and have also converted many contract roles to full time. The team at Direct IT Recruiting is responsive to our requests, work within our budget and provide qualified candidates.

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Did you know that a recruiter spends on average 6 seconds ⏰ to review your resume? Before the resume even makes it to the human reviewer, it is funnelled through an Applicant Tracking System, ATS. By following the tips below, your resume will successfully navigate through the ATS, make it to the human reviewer resulting in an interview. What

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🇨🇦 Happy Canada Day 🍁

Direct IT Recruiting extends warm wishes to you and your families celebrating a Happy Canada Day! During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems that many days seem to blend into one another, but days like Canada Day are ones that we all have much love and respect for. As Canada turns 153

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Happy Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! Here at Direct IT Recruiting Inc., we recognize the importance and value of inclusion and diversity in all facets of life, work included. As we celebrate Pride Month worldwide, we encourage everyone to reflect upon how they can embody these values and make progress on issues facing the LGBTQIA community.

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Black Lives Matter

Here at Direct IT Recruiting Inc., we recognize the importance of the Black community and the issues that Black Lives Matter has sought to address. We also must acknowledge that there is significant work to do to achieve true equality in the workplace and society. In Canada, there has been a long history of inequality,

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Tips on How to Keep Your Remote Team Connected

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finding ourselves working from home to avoid the spread of the virus. We are all working hard at home however missing our water cooler chats with our fellow co-workers, our lunch and learns, holiday team lunches and the occasional going out for beer and wings with the

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COVID-19 Onboarding New Hires Remotely

COVID-19: Onboarding New Hires Remotely 😷

Congratulations to both the employer and candidate for successfully navigating through the remote interview process and now the offer is being extended to the successful candidate.    69% of employees are more likely to stay at a company for 3 years if they have a good onboarding experience.  20% of employee turnover occurs during the first 45 days.  These

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When Do People Leave Their Jobs?

Through my experience as CEO of Direct IT Recruiting combined with my research, I have compiled a list of the most popular occurrences of when people leave their jobs.   COVID-19 Pandemic: Of course, we must take into consideration the unprecedented increase in the Canadian unemployment rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 7.2+ million Canadians have

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Top IT Skills for 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a very high percentage of candidates have found themselves unemployed, working reduced hours or furloughed. Even if you are one of the fortunate IT professionals working during this unprecedented outbreak, we invite you to read the compiled list below, which outlines the top IT skills and certifications that

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Why Do People Leave Their Jobs?

Here at Direct IT Recruiting, we see large quantities of candidates wanting to leave their jobs. There are many reasons why people leave their jobs, but we want to cover some of the most prevalent reasons. The Manager One of the most frequent issues people have with their jobs is their dislike for their manager.

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The Importance of a Thank You Letter

Congratulations! You have just completed your interview! This is an exciting step in your burgeoning career. Now, we at Direct IT Recruiting Inc. are unleashing our professional recommendation for what the top 10% of candidates do. What these candidates do differently, to rise above the rest, is write a thank you note following their interview

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The Resignation Letter

Throughout the course of your career, it is likely you will change jobs and employers. While this is a natural occurrence, it is important to leave your previous employer with the best possible impression. This can translate to excellent references for future jobs, and a possible safety net, as your new job may not always

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What is the added value of a recruiter?

A GOOD recruiter will accelerate the hiring process. Faster on-boarding yields more productivity for the company. Time is money!   A GOOD recruiting agency does what they do best–recruit top talent while the company utilizes valuable time doing what they do best–running their company!   In this highly competitive market, I find that candidates are

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Top 25 Skills for 2019

The Top 25 Skills for 2019   If you are planning on making a career move this year, may you please find below the most sought-after skills for 2019.   Cloud Computing Artificial Intelligence Analytical Reasoning People Management UX Design Mobile Application Development Video Production Sales Leadership Translation Audio Production Natural Language Processing Scientific Computing

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What recruiters look for in a resume?

As a recruiter, we act as the polarized lens filter for the hiring manager, human resources department and/or vendor management. If the recruiter has a strong relationship with the hiring manager, we can present resumes that fall a bit outside the box looking at the total package of the candidate, while taking into account the

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Interview Tips

Congratulations! You have been selected for an interview. You are in the top 10% of applicants for this role. Now, if you follow the interview coaching tips found below, you will have a strong probability to land the job!   Phone/Skype/Facetime/Hangouts/Zoom Interview -Ensure you are in a quiet place, meaning that there’s minimal background noise

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