Regional Recruitment Consultant
: Halifax, Nova Scotia
With over 20 years of recruitment and business development experience, Petra is known for recruiting strong, enduring candidates for difficult-to-fill roles. She has a 90% fill rate for open positions with her clients, and 96% of those candidates remained in their roles or advanced to more senior positions within two years. Her clients value her strong business acumen and her expertise in key industries such as ocean technology, oil and gas, mining, aerospace and biotechnology.
Petra is known for being an exceptional listener and highly transparent with her candidates. She is constantly cognizant of unconscious bias, evaluating how it could potentially influence the assessment of a candidate and working to remove that bias from hiring decisions. Her perseverance shines through in every search, as she diligently works to find the best possible match, no matter how niche the role.
Petra was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in Austria, Australia and throughout Canada. She is the mother of two children. Over the years, Petra has been heavily involved in coaching youth sports and volunteering in community events. She also enjoys traveling, skiing, kayaking and biking.