General Questions

1) What does your consulting company do?

We are a professional consulting company that executes IT modernization projects and connects job seekers with employers.

Our team of consultants can help a private sector or public sector organization work through their pain points, discover technologies they can optimize the day-to-day and then implement those technologies in a fashion that collaborates with your current infrastructure.

We help candidates find job opportunities that align with their skills, experience, and career goals. Simultaneously, we assist employers in sourcing and hiring talented individuals to meet their staffing needs.

2) How can I contact your company?

Email us today or call our head office at 613-271-6421.

3) Why i4C Consulting?

We have over 25 years of experience providing the best consultants and permanent placement individuals to the private and public sectors.  This experience has created impactful relationships with experts in their field who can successfully deliver your projects.  When the requirement is such that we need to search for a successful candidate, we combine our relationships with a data-driven approach that allows us to find successful candidates faster.

For Job Seekers

1) How can I search for job opportunities through your company?

Because we work with very specific skill sets, we tend to not post too many roles. You can take a look at our LinkedIn page or email us your resume at [email protected].

2) What type of roles does i4C work with?

Our specialty is IT-related roles, but we work with our partners on a variety of employment opportunities.  We staff both contract (consulting) and permanent opportunities.

3) Is there a fee for job seekers to use your services?

No, our services are entirely free for job seekers. We work on behalf of employers to source candidates, and there are no charges or fees incurred by job seekers throughout the recruitment process.  We also have some great advice on building your resume that you can read.

4) How long does the recruitment process typically take?

The duration of the recruitment process varies depending on several factors, such as the complexity of the role, the number of applicants, and the employer’s specific hiring procedures. We strive to keep the process efficient while ensuring a thorough evaluation of candidates. We will provide you with updates and timelines as you progress through each stage of the process.

5) Can you help me find a role in the Canadian Federal Government?

i4C is present on all Canadian Federal Government vehicles and can assist you in your consulting journey.  Permanent positions in the government can only be applied for on their official site.  If you have any questions, about government contracting – contact us today or visit our page detailing the process.

For Employers

1) How can I request your recruiting services for my organization?

To engage our recruiting services, please contact us today. Our team will guide you through the process and discuss your specific requirements to initiate the recruitment partnership.

2) What industries do you specialize in?

We have experience working across various industries, including but not limited to technology, finance, healthcare, marketing, engineering, and human resources. Our team consists of recruiters with diverse expertise, enabling us to cater to a wide range of industries and job functions.

3) What is your fee structure for employers?

Our fee structure varies based on the scope of the recruitment project and other factors. We offer competitive pricing models tailored to your specific needs. Please contact our business development team for further information and to discuss your requirements.

4) What are the benefits of using a consulting company for permanent placements?

Using a consulting company for permanent placements can offer several benefits, including:

Access to a Wide Pool of Talent: Consulting companies often have extensive networks and resources to tap into a diverse pool of qualified candidates. They have established relationships with professionals across various industries and can provide access to top-tier talent that may not be readily available through traditional hiring methods.

Expertise in Candidate Evaluation: Consulting companies specialize in identifying and evaluating candidates based on specific skill sets, experience, and cultural fit. They have the expertise to conduct thorough assessments, including interviews, reference checks, and skills testing, to ensure that candidates meet the required qualifications and align with the company’s needs.

Time and Cost Savings: Outsourcing the recruitment process to a consulting company saves time and resources for the hiring organization. The consulting company takes care of the initial screening, shortlisting, and vetting of candidates, reducing the time and effort spent on sourcing and evaluating applicants. This allows the organization to focus on core business activities.

Flexibility and Scalability: Consulting companies provide flexibility in meeting fluctuating staffing needs. They can quickly scale up or down the workforce based on project demands, seasonal variations, or business expansion. This agility allows organizations to adapt to changing market conditions without the burden of long-term employment commitments.

Industry Insights and Best Practices: Consulting companies often have in-depth knowledge of industry trends, market dynamics, and best practices in talent acquisition. They can provide valuable insights and guidance to organizations, helping them make informed decisions regarding recruitment strategies, candidate sourcing, and hiring processes.

Risk Mitigation: Hiring the wrong candidate can be costly and disruptive to an organization. Consulting companies assume a degree of risk in the recruitment process by conducting thorough candidate assessments. They mitigate the risk of making a poor hiring decision by ensuring that candidates possess the necessary skills, qualifications, and experience.

Confidentiality and Discretion: In certain industries or sensitive positions, maintaining confidentiality during the recruitment process is crucial. Consulting companies understand the importance of discretion and can ensure that the hiring process is conducted with utmost confidentiality, protecting the interests of both the organization and the candidates.

In summary, utilizing a consulting company for permanent placements offers access to a broader talent pool, expertise in candidate evaluation, time and cost savings, flexibility, industry insights, risk mitigation, onboarding support, and confidentiality. These benefits can contribute to more successful and efficient hiring processes for organizations seeking to build a strong and capable workforce.

5) What are the benefits of using a consultant to complete a project?

Using a consultant to complete a project can offer several benefits, including:

Specialized Expertise: Consultants bring specialized knowledge and expertise in their respective fields. They have a deep understanding of industry trends, best practices, and the latest technologies or methodologies. Hiring a consultant allows organizations to access this expertise without committing to long-term employment or investing in extensive training.

Objectivity and Fresh Perspective: As external experts, consultants bring an objective and fresh perspective to projects. They can offer unbiased insights, identify blind spots, and challenge existing assumptions. This outside viewpoint often leads to innovative solutions, improved processes, and more effective decision-making.

Efficiency and Focus: Consultants are typically hired for specific projects or tasks, allowing organizations to leverage their skills and experience for targeted objectives. By focusing solely on the project at hand, consultants can work efficiently, complete tasks promptly, and deliver results within the defined timeline. This helps organizations meet deadlines and achieve project milestones without diverting internal resources from their core responsibilities.

Cost Savings: Engaging consultants can be a cost-effective approach compared to hiring full-time employees. Organizations save on employee benefits, training expenses, and overhead costs associated with long-term employment. Additionally, consultants often work on a project basis, allowing organizations to control costs by aligning fees with the scope and duration of the project.

Scalability and Flexibility: Consultants provide scalability and flexibility in resource allocation. Organizations can bring in consultants for short-term or temporary projects, allowing them to adjust staffing levels based on project demands. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for businesses with fluctuating workloads or when specialized expertise is required for a limited duration.

Rapid Deployment: Consultants are accustomed to quickly assimilating into new environments and getting up to speed on projects. Their experience working on similar projects enables them to hit the ground running, minimizing the learning curve and accelerating project timelines.

Knowledge Transfer and Skill Development: Working with consultants provides an opportunity for knowledge transfer and skill development within an organization. Consultants can share their expertise, train internal teams, and leave behind valuable insights and recommendations that can benefit the organization beyond the completion of the project.

Risk Mitigation: By engaging consultants, organizations can mitigate project-related risks. Consultants are typically accountable for delivering the agreed-upon outcomes, and their success is often tied to the project’s success. They bring experience in managing project risks, troubleshooting challenges, and implementing mitigation strategies, reducing the organization’s exposure to potential pitfalls.

In summary, utilizing a consultant for projects offers specialized expertise, objectivity, efficiency, cost savings, scalability, flexibility, rapid deployment, knowledge transfer, skill development, and risk mitigation. These benefits make consultants a valuable resource for organizations seeking to accomplish specific objectives, leverage external expertise, and achieve optimal project outcomes.

We hope these FAQs have addressed some of your queries. If you have any additional questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is here to help you with your job search or recruitment needs.