IT World Canada | Developing the Right Analytics is Job One
Recruitment is a people-focused business, but as data matching technologies evolve, some recruitment companies are starting to manage the process by numbers. Vancouver-based recruitment firm Mindfield is using data analytics both to narrow down candidates for jobs up front, and to hone the ongoing recruitment process. Read article here.
City TV | Mindfield Donates Thousands of Socks to The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light
(Vancouver, BC) December 15, 2014—Mindfield is donating 2,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light this week,... Keep Reading
Business in Vancouver | Cameron Laker Win’s Top Forty Under 40
Winner of Business in Vancouver's Forty Under 40 has seen the company grow from a five-person operation to a team of 75 people that has helped facilitate the hiring of 50,000 Canadians. The company’s revenue reached more than $5 million in 2013 and is expected to hit at least $8 million by the end of 2014’s fiscal year. Read article here.
Business in Vancouver | Don’t Let Likability Skew Hiring Decisions
Hiring is an art. You need to start by asking yourself what you define as a “perfect fit.” Are you focused on cultural fit, capabilities, past experience or a hybrid of all? One of the most important ways we determine if someone will be a best-fit hire is using the candidate’s references to delve into previous accomplishments. Read article here.
Vancouver Sun | It’s a Job Seeker’s Market This Holiday Season
Vancouver retailers and restaurateurs are having trouble finding staff as they head into the critical holiday season. “It’s particularly bad this year because of the low unemployment rate,” said Cameron Laker, CEO of Mindfield. “We’re at a (six-year) low for unemployment. It’s 6.1 per cent in B.C. right now. You’ve got a market right now that’s heavily in a job seeker’s favour.” Read article here.
Globe and Mail | Hourly Recruitment Niche Made This Company Recession-Proof
A series looking at the unique challenges facing Canada's midmarket companies and how they innovate, stay competitive and grow. In this piece: The 2008 downturn and sophisticated software made Mindfield able to dominate the little-serviced hourly recruitment niche. Read article here.