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Two years running!

Impact Recruitment Ranks No. 104 on the 2017 PROFIT 500 –Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – Vancouver (September 14, 2017) Canadian Business and PROFIT ranked Impact Recruitment No. 104 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the...

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Is the grass greener?

Why do people change jobs, or want to change jobs? Working in the recruitment industry, we hear these questions on a daily (sometimes hourly!) basis. After all of our years of experience, we know that no one-size-fits-all answer exists. Making the decision to embark...

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Impact hits the links – without leaving the office!

And just like that, it's June. Between meetings, interviews and welcoming a bunch of new faces to our team, it's been a crazy couple of months here at Impact! This time our sister company, Impactemps, was tasked with organizing the bi-monthly team building event. They...

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A botched scavenger hunt, a broken elevator and a patio party

We take our parties pretty seriously here at Impact Recruitment: in October the Building Division got us to dress up in costumes and sing our hearts out at karaoke; in December our management team arranged an amazing Christmas party at Lift; mid-February the...

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GVBOT enters partnership with BC government to boost exporting

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT) has entered into a partnership worth $2.5 million with the provincial government intended to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increase their export capacity, with a specific focus on Asia. “Our role is to...

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Coast Guard hiring for 150 positions in BC, 500 across Canada

The Canadian Coast Guard has announced it is looking to fill 150 positions in B.C. to staff new lifeboat stations, ships and infrastructure projects. The federal agency is looking to add 500 positions across Canada. While that will not reverse the cuts made under the...

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B.C.-backed plant creates jobs in West African community

Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) chairman Ian Telfer was in Senegal recently for the grand opening of one of his latest investments. It wasn’t a new gold mine, however, but a waste-to-energy plant that takes tires and plastics and turns them into fuel in the township of...

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Impact night out: pizza, bowling and beer!

At Impact we love a little healthy competition... so we decided to get our evening ROLLING at Commodore Lanes! After a little pizza party at the office (it's very important to load up on carbs before exerting ourselves at the bowling alley, of course!) we strolled...

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Compass 2.0 project aims to expand services for transit users

TransLink wants to raise all-time-high transit ridership even higher in Metro Vancouver with new projects and modifications to its Compass card fare system. Long-sought major projects, such as the Millennium Line extension underneath Broadway to Arbutus Street and...

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Value of B.C. food exports growing quickly

Just five years ago, the most valuable export commodities coming out of the ground in B.C. apart from trees were copper and metallurgical coal. But in 2015, the value of B.C. food exports surpassed both copper and metallurgical coal. Met coal used to be B.C.’s second...