Congratulations to Michelle Fortin in her new Executive Director role with Opt! Earlier this year, Harbour West had the fortune of working with an organization that does such important work in our community. Announcement via Opt below: “We are pleased to announce our new Executive Director!
When recruiting for our clients, the hard work and extra time we devote to our interview process provides us with integral information for our clients to make informed decisions and, ultimately, the best hires. There’s no secret formula to good recruitment; but each search process
A healthy work environment is one in which the lines of communication between employees and their management are open. At Harbour West, we believe that teamwork and open communication are at the root of finding a successful fit between a candidate and their new role. We were
Writing an attractive job advertisement that makes the best candidates (job seeking or not) notice isn’t easy. Oftentimes, job ads are written off the side of a desk, covering only the basics: description, outline, qualifications, etc. The details are important, but a job ad also
Harbour West understands how important each search is to the employer. At our firm, brand awareness isn’t just a buzzword; its knowledge about what makes each client unique. We make sure every search is tailored to the individual organization’s needs, and is led by our
Looking forward to reading: University Leadership and Public Policy in the Twenty-First Century: A President’s Perspective (By Peter MacKinnon) Canadian universities face a complicated and uncertain future when it comes to funding, governance, and fostering innovation. Their leaders face an equally complicated future, attempting to
Again for 2015, The Globe and Mail, in partnership with CharityCan, has ranked Canada’s 1,000 largest not-for-profit institutions. We were pleased to see so much love for organizations in our backyard, with five of the top ten hailing from BC. Did your employer make the list?
Ottawa to relax foreign worker rules at universities By Simona Chiose Universities have persuaded the federal government to relax new rules on how they hire temporary foreign workers that they say made it more difficult to recruit global academic talent. An agreement struck this week
Canadian universities urge Ottawa to relax foreign worker program rules By Simona Chiose Canadian universities have used the temporary foreign worker program to recruit for approximately a quarter of their new permanent jobs over the last five years, federal government statistics provided to The Globe
Government employees in British Columbia earn more and enjoy better pensions and other benefits than comparable private-sector workers, according to a Fraser Institute report released January 20. By Emma Crawford Hampel Workers in the public sector earned 6.7% more than those not working for governments,