The Headhunters’ Blog For Employers focuses on hiring advice and the latest workplace trends that affect businesses in Western Canada.

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4 Things You Can Do To Help Manage Parental Leave

May 10th, 2019|Comments Off on 4 Things You Can Do To Help Manage Parental Leave

Parental leave can cause significant disruptions in your business if you are not prepared for it. By having in place a culture, policies and systems that support parental leave, you will enable a smoother transition. [...]

10 Things to Offer ‘The One’ When You Can’t Move on Salary

April 26th, 2019|0 Comments

So, you’ve found the one. That person you have been searching long and hard for. You have gone through rounds of interviews, they tick every last box on your list and the team loves them. But [...]

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15 Ways to Say ‘Thank You’ on Administrative Professionals’ Day

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Administrative Professionals' Day is recognized in Canada on the Wednesday of the last full week of April. Say thank you to all the people who keep your organization running smoothly, support your team in achieving [...]

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Rejecting Candidates Without Hurting Your Employer Brand

March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Rejecting Candidates Without Hurting Your Employer Brand

As employers and recruiters, informing candidates who are not selected for a role isn’t always pleasant. Rejection can feel personal, but tactful and empathetic delivery can ensure everyone walks away feeling respected. Your hiring process [...]

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Let’s Talk: Mental Health in the Workplace

January 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Let’s Talk: Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health is an important issue that impacts us all. From athletes to students to employees, mental illness does not discriminate on who it affects. Mental health is often stigmatized and does not get enough attention, [...]

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Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources

September 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources

Graeme Burke, Recruitment Consultant at The Headhunters, recently had an article featured in The Manitoba Post on Artificial Intelligence in Human Resources. As Graeme discusses, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already become ubiquitous in households around the world, [...]

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Western Canada Economy: Seeing a Shift

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Western Canada Economy: Seeing a Shift

Our Co-Founder & Chief Strategist, Cam Macmillan, shares insight on the current economic climate and job market: Our business is somewhat unique in that we see trends developing ahead of the curve. Meeting with [...]

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How To Gather Feedback From An Exiting Employee

August 10th, 2018|Comments Off on How To Gather Feedback From An Exiting Employee

Traditionally known as an exit interview, the process of gathering feedback from a departing employee has evolved to also include written surveys and unstructured conversations. Regardless of the format you choose, the knowledge you acquire from [...]