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5 Ways to Build Leadership Presence

The Headhunters hosted a webinar with guest speaker Lisa Martin on the topic of building leadership presence. Lisa discussed five ways to unleash your leadership confidence, influence and performance. WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING We learned a lot from Lisa during this webinar! Here are some of the key take-aways: People who possess leadership presence [...]

By |The Headhunters Blog|

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

The Headhunters hosted a webinar with guest speaker Nicole McCabe on the topic of diversity and inclusion. Nicole brought excellent insight on this topic, drawing on her successes in her recent role as SAP’s Global Head of Gender Equality and her leadership of the largest EDGE certification project. VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING & SLIDES We [...]

By |The Headhunters Blog|

Using LinkedIn to Stay Connected to the Job Market

Whether you’re seeking your next great employment adventure or happily employed but keeping an eye on the market for future opportunities, we cannot stress enough how important your LinkedIn profile is! LinkedIn is the largest professional network on the internet, with over 500 million members globally1 and over 12 million in Canada.2 While it might seem [...]

By |Career Advice, The Headhunters Blog|

Avoiding Unconscious Bias When Hiring

Danielle Bragge, our Vice President and Co-Founder, was recently included in an article by TalentClick about unconscious bias—specifically, how it impacts the recruitment process and how to avoid it. Unconscious bias is our deep-seated prejudice about others. It can be positive or negative, influencing our everyday decisions, usually without us realizing it. As Danielle [...]

How to Invest in Your People to Drive Productivity

Join us for our next free webinar for employers!  May 24: How to Invest in Your People to Drive Productivity Please join us as we learn from Lori Schmidt, CEO of GO Productivity, as she discusses how to grow and optimize your business through better utilization of people and resources, including: What is productivity? How does investing [...]

How to Terminate Employees: The Do’s and Don’ts

The Headhunters is pleased to announce the fourth webinar in our Employer Webinar Series! April 26: How to Terminate Employees: The Do’s and Don’ts Please join us as we learn from Dr. Howie Outerbridge, Vice President Client Solutions of Logan HR, as he discusses how to plan a termination meeting, including concrete suggestions on timing, messaging and logistical do’s [...]

How to Tap Into Free Money with Business Grants

The Headhunters is pleased to announce the third webinar in our Employer Webinar Series! March 29: How to Tap Into Free Money with Business Grants Please join us as we learn from Stephanie Sang, CEO of Granted Consulting, as she discusses how to develop an effective grant strategy for your business and how to be successful in applying for [...]

Reduce Stress & Improve Employee Wellness with Mindfulness

The Headhunters is excited to introduce the second webinar in our new Employer Webinar Series! February 15: How to Reduce Stress & Improve Employee Wellness with Mindfulness Please join us as we learn from MindWell-U’s Co-Founder & Chief Training Officer, Dr. Geoff Soloway, as he explains what mindfulness is, the impact it has on employee stress, resilience, health and performance [...]

Webinars for a Safe & Happy Workplace in 2017

TempsAhead & The Headhunters are excited to introduce a new webinar series starting this year. We've partnered up with organizations who are experts in their fields to bring you top-notch, free advice! If you are an HR professional, hiring manager or just interested in great tips for your workplace, please join us for one of our free [...]

By |Professional Development|

Webinars for a Safe & Happy Workplace in 2017

The Headhunters is excited to introduce a new webinar series starting this year. We've partnered up with organizations who are experts in their fields to bring you top-notch, free advice! If you are an HR professional, hiring manager or just interested in great tips for your workplace, please join us for one of our free upcoming webinars: [...]

Happy Holidays from TempsAhead & The Headhunters

As 2016 draws to a close, we would like to wish all of our clients, candidates and partners warmth and happiness this holiday season. From all of us at TempsAhead and The Headhunters, thank you for your support and collaboration and we hope your new year is filled with success! Our offices will be closed [...]

By |TempsAhead Blog|

Happy Holidays from The Headhunters & TempsAhead

As 2016 draws to a close, we would like to wish all of our clients, candidates and partners warmth and happiness this holiday season. From all of us at The Headhunters and TempsAhead, thank you for your support and collaboration and we hope your new year is filled with success! Our offices will be closed [...]

By |The Headhunters Blog|

Alleviate Holiday & Year-End Stress with Temporary Staff

It's no secret that business gets busy during the holiday season, and that year end can be a stressful time! Temporary staffing is a great option when your team needs a little extra support for certain pockets of the year. 1) Free up your permanent staff to focus on core business activities A temporary staff member will [...]

By |Recruitment Advice, TempsAhead Blog|

The Headhunters Vancouver Staff Volunteer at Covenant House

On November 29, Dave, Allison, Jen, Jonathan, Ann and Laurel from The Headhunters & TempsAhead office in Vancouver got into the holiday spirit and gave back to their community! The group spent the evening at Covenant House sorting donations to help young people in need. 'Giving' is a core value at The Headhunters and TempsAhead. We [...]

Winter Interviews

It won’t be much longer before autumn in the Canadian prairies will come to an inevitable blizzardy close, and we will don our down-filled parkas and woolly accessories. While we love a cozy mitten/toque/scarf set as much as the next person, continental climates pose unique challenges when it comes to job interviews in the winter months. Here [...]

By |Resume and Interview Tips|

BCBusiness Interview: Why Fit Matters When Hiring—And How to Spot It

Cam Macmillan, our President and Co-Founder, was recently interviewed by BCBusiness about the importance of fit between an employer and employee. Cam's advice includes: Understand what traits you are seeking and use a robust tool like our Workstyle and Performance Profile (WPP) to assess work style and increase the likelihood of hiring high performers who can help [...]