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Brad brings 15 years of Canadian and international staffing industry experience to his role as vice president, Western Canada. He’s an HRIA and TEC Canada member and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Brad has significant experience providing staffing solutions for customers, with specific expertise in permanent search, contract recruitment, and payroll delivery. With a love of sports and the outdoors, Brad can often be found in a rink, on a bike, or in the mountains with his wife and two daughters.
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22 Dec

6 Useful Tactics to Hold Effective Meetings

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

Everyone recognizes the need for meetings, but many people bemoan their limited effectiveness. Everyone from managers to the new intern might murmur about how meetings drag on, interrupt everyone’s workday, and never seem very productive.

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Topics: skills
13 Dec

The Top Oil & Gas Jobs to Consider

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

The oil & gas industry hasn’t had the easiest go of things in the last while. Things are finally starting to look up with prices increasing after the 2014 crash. The industry seems poised to grow again into 2018.

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Topics: Job Search
29 Nov

Hiring Engineers? Look for These 5 Soft Skills

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

When it comes to hiring engineers, most people think first about the “hard skills” required of the position. Should this person be an expert in chemistry? What do they need to know about metallurgy?

Design Group Staffing: How We Help You Get A Job

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Topics: Hiring
24 Nov

8 Must-Know Tips for Hiring in the Architecture and Design Industry

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

Like almost any industry, architecture and design require specialized knowledge and skills. Professionals must master these skills and the associated knowledge.

7 Benefits of Working with a Technical Recruiter [EXPLAINED]

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Topics: Hiring
20 Nov

5 Ways to Keep Your Oil & Gas Workers Engaged

Posted by Brad Holtkamp

The oil & gas industry is one of the most important industries in Canada. It’s particularly important in a handful of provinces like Alberta, but the country as a whole depends on this sector.

7 Benefits of Working with a Technical Recruiter [EXPLAINED]

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Topics: Hiring
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