Omer Syed

About Omer

With over a decade of experience in sales and hospitality, Omer brings an energetic attitude towards understanding and meeting the needs of both our clients and candidates. Through a strategic problem-solving approach, his engagement brings not only for today or tomorrow, but for years to come the growth and development of his candidate’s success. Omer’s goal is to bring forward the best opportunities while providing insight and advisement in current market trends which shape the Computer Science and I.T. industry.

Outside of the office, Omer loves to attend concerts, and he is currently on the search for the best pizza in Toronto (and the world!).

What is the most rewarding part about your job?

Being part of my candidate’s career journey and providing them with the opportunity of their dreams.

What’s the secret to a great interview?

Proper preparation prevents poor performance.

What’s the most important piece of professional/career advice you’ve ever received?

Focus on what you can control, rather than what is out of your control.

What is something you can do better than anyone else you know? 

Be calm and composed in high pressure situations.

We know Vaco is your dream job, but if you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

Run a pizzeria.

What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to learn?


What’s one cause or organization you are passionate about?

Mental health and At-Risk Youth.

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