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

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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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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 [...]

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Go Green & Get Productive: The Power Of Plants In The Workplace [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Go Green & Get Productive: The Power Of Plants In The Workplace [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to improve your employees’ levels of engagement and productivity? Take a look around and assess your office space - perhaps it needs a refresh. It has been well documented that an employee’s environment [...]

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Onboarding Tips for Effective New Hires

March 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Onboarding Tips for Effective New Hires

Recruitment Consultant Graeme Burke was recently interviewed for an article with the Manitoba Post about onboarding tips for increasing the effectiveness of news hires. As Graeme explains, having an effective onboarding strategy helps to smooth [...]

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Rural Recruiting

March 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Rural Recruiting

Danielle Bragge, our Vice President and Co-Founder, was recently interviewed for a Workopolis article on how to recruit in rural areas. The Headhunters has extensive experience in rural recruitment, helping companies source top candidates in communities [...]

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Caring for Your Employees

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Caring for Your Employees

Valentine's Day is a time to talk about showing love and appreciation for those around us. Typically we focus on our personal relationships, but what are you doing as an employer to show your [...]