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Headhunters and other Recruitment Agencies

Those with jobs that they are trying to fill can consider any of the companies listed below – some specialize in different types of candidates (information technology, tradespeople). Most of these agencies offer a full service where they post the job, accept applications, shortlist and also, should you ask for it, interview the candidates and recommend the top individuals for the job. This full service approach sets them apart from the companies listed on the Job Boards for Employers page which simply accept a job posting, publicize it and direct applicants back to the company with the vacancy (or collect applications but do not evaluate them in any way).

  • Resume Hut – been in Victoria since 1986
  • Kelly Services – founded in the US in 1946, opened first Canadian office in 1968, hires for all kinds of industries, 8,000 employees worldwide
  • Talentcor – 30-year history in Canada, under the name Placement Group, and offices coast-to-coast
  • Express Employment Professionals – 25 years in the biz, offices in the US, Canada, South Africa and Australia
  • Hays recruitment Canada – offices in 27 countries and annual revenues of over 2 billion pounds
  • Sierra Systems – specialists in Information Technology, in business since 1966, offices across Canada
  • Goldbeck – serving Western Canada for over 13 years, single office in Vancouver
  • Labour Unlimited – trades and construction jobs, offices in Victoria, the Lower Mainland and Ontario, no information on how long they’ve been around
  • Red Seal Recruiting – “we work hard to be Canada’s leading recruiting source for trades, construction and manufacturing industries”

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