Category: Recruiting Industry Insiders

Industry Insiders: Bruce Proctor on Recruiting

As Summit Search Group (SSG)) celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2020 it’s important to look back at the origins of the organization. The company was started in Calgary in 2000 by Bruce Proctor and shortly thereafter Robert Gosine, owner of Gosine Sulley & Associates in Halifax, moved to Calgary...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Oil & Gas

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As one of Canada’s greatest sources of prosperity and job creation, the oil and gas industry is a key focal point for Canadian recruiting experts. It’s only right, then, that we take a look at this critical sector of the Canadian economy for the final installment of our Industry...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Agriculture

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The farms, ranches, and fisheries of Canada comprise one of the largest contributions of agricultural products in the world. Recruitment considerations in agriculture are as varied and complex as the industry itself, but this week’s Industry Spotlight should provide a useful primer. Availability of Labour We’ve discussed the topic...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Insurance

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Insurance is a core part of living and doing business in the modern world. Even with the stability of demand, however, the industry of insurance itself is changing like any other. An important part of keeping up with the evolution of this field is, of course, building a strong...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Retail

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The retail industry accounts for a considerable portion of the Canadian workforce. Like any field, it comes with its own complex set of factors when it comes to recruitment. It’s only right, then, that we shed some light on what it takes to build an excellent team at your...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Manufacturing

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Last week’s Industry Spotlight article ran through a few aspects of recruitment in the construction industry. On a similar note, manufacturing executives might want to know what they should keep in mind when it comes to recruiting in their field. Let’s look at three key points. The Image Problem...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Construction

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So far in our ongoing Industry Spotlight series, we’ve taken a look at recruiting in sales and tech. If you’re a business owner in a more blue collar industry, however, you might be wonder what aspects of recruitment are particularly relevant to you. Our example this week is construction....

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in IT

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Information technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today. It evolves rapidly and requires an incredibly diverse range of skills. Recruiting in this field can be particularly competitive, so it’s important to know what it will take to develop a formidable team. Modernize Your Approach for Recruiting...

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Industry Spotlight: Recruiting in Sales

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The success of any company depends significantly on the strength of its recruiting strategy. However, the specifics of recruitment aren’t necessarily the same across all industries. As part of a series on industry-specific recruitment tips, let’s start by taking a look at recruiting in sales. Consider Your Sources One...

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Summit Search | Medical Field Opportunities in Calgary

The Calgary area has a wide variety of opportunities for candidates seeking a new job. While the majority of opportunities are in sales and business development, significant opportunities also exist in the pharmaceutical, technical sales, and operations management industries, respectively. In addition to those opportunities, a number of positions...

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