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

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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 [...]

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Getting Back to Work After Parental Leave

August 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Getting Back to Work After Parental Leave

Allison Ford, Vice President at The Headhunters, was recently interviewed for an article in Today's Parent on how to go back to work after an extended maternity leave. As a recruiter with over 20 [...]

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Four Words Killing Your Chances of Hiring Top Talent

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Four Words Killing Your Chances of Hiring Top Talent

"We'll wait until Fall" Four little words. That’s all it takes to kill your chances of securing top talent. EVERYONE starts hiring in Fall: you, your competitors, your suppliers, your partners, your neighbour, your [...]

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9 Recruitment Mistakes Made By Hiring Managers

May 29th, 2018|Comments Off on 9 Recruitment Mistakes Made By Hiring Managers

As Recruitment Consultants, we focus on recruiting every single day. But for hiring managers, recruiting is a small slice of their large, overflowing pie of duties. Here are 9 recruitment mistakes made by hiring managers [...]