Our landscape is transforming as Canada's impressive population growth outstrips the job market's capacity to absorb new entrants. This shift, coupled with a reduction in job postings and increasing layoffs, is resulting in an employer-centric market, a shift underlined by an increasingly selective hiring process.
Our executive search team in Ottawa recently had the privilege of facilitating a transformative placement for the Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF) with Michael Maidment joining the organization as their new President & CEO.
It feels as though the labour market has swung from employee-driven to much more favourable for employers, virtually overnight. And although this isn’t likely the full story, many companies are adapting their strategies; with various degrees of success.
The hybrid work model is becoming ever more popular, especially with the mandate by the Government of Canada and many of the major Canadian banks and companies using hybrid work models that combine remote and in-person work. What does this mean for executives?
Finding the right CEO is no easy task. We’ve compiled 4 tips for private equity firms to consider when conducting a CEO or executive search for a portfolio company to optimize performance and create value.
Our CEO James Baker, sat down for a conversation with Dom Spiers from Dataminr to discuss talent in the defence industry. They covered everything from Dom's experience in the British Army and UK Special Forces, to transitioning into the industry, his interview process, team composition, DEI and much more.
In order for employers to attract quality executive candidates, positioning business-critical opportunities to compel executives to engage in conversations is imperative to securing highly experienced and skilled individuals.