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Canadian Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Staffing, global mobility and employment agency in Canada specializing in the engineering and technology sectors

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Specialist technical recruiters delivering expert Canadian workforce solutions

We are a full-service employment agency providing recruitment, consultancy, global mobility, and HR solutions for clients managing complex projects with local and foreign workers.

Alongside staffing, we help clients remain updated with labour market trends and provide employment consultancy to develop their HR strategy.

Our biggest strength is in the sourcing and identification of talent. And this has helped us establish partnerships with world leading technology and engineering companies.

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Our Offices

Calgary

1150, 324 - 8th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 2Z2
Canada

t: +1 403 532 9260

St. John's

495 Water St
St. John’s, Newfoundland
A1E 6B5
Canada

t: +1 709 738 0500

Halifax

Purdy's Wharf
1959 Upper Water Street
Tower 1, Suite 1301
Halifax, NS B3J 3N2
Canada

t: +1 902 482 1393

Toronto

Dynamic Funds Tower,
1 Adelaide Street E #3001,
Toronto, ON M5C 1J4
Canada

t: +1-437 900 3913
etoronto@airswift.com

London

Suite 600
380 Wellington Street
London, ON N6A 5B5
Canada

t: +1-437 900 3913

 
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Airswift is the staffing agency of choice for world-leading businesses.

We manage 60 offices worldwide, 1,000 employees and 9,000 contractors. Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry.

Our connected infrastructure ensures unique project insights and agile talent acquisition. Whatever the project, we can help find and mobilise the best onshore and offshore talent.

Services

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Talent Acquisition

We provide permanent recruitment and contractor management services. 

Our talent acquisition offerings include:

  • Retained search and headhunter services. Our dedicated recruiters work to find the best candidates for specialised roles. By leveraging our industry expertise and extensive network, we identify the right candidates.

  • Contingent staffing and contractor management. We provide our clients with the flexibility to scale their workforce up or down without the administrative burden of managing contractors. We take care of all the logistics, including payroll, compliance, and benefits, so that you can focus on your core business.

  • Direct hire and permanent recruitment. For clients who need to fill a critical role within their organisation, our team work with you to understand your unique requirements and identify candidates who meet those criteria. We handle everything from sourcing and screening to negotiating offers and onboarding.

  • Board and executive search. Find the best leaders for your organisation. We strive to understand your strategic goals, values and culture before identifying the right candidates.
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Global Employment and Mobility

For businesses looking to expand their operations internationally, speed and accuracy are critical when it comes to recruiting the right talent for their global projects.

We offer a comprehensive suite of global employment and mobility services designed to help firms hire internationally and mobilise talent around the world.

Our global immigration and visa services, mobilisation and logistics services, relocation management, and payroll and taxation services ensure that your workforce is compliant and ready to hit the ground running, no matter where your projects take you.

In addition, our Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO) services provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for companies seeking to establish a global presence while minimising their administrative burden.

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RPO & Managed Solutions

Airswift offers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions for talent management.

Our services encompass the full recruitment life-cycle, including:

  • Supplier performance tracking to help you monitor and assess the performance of your staffing suppliers to maintain productivity, lower compliance risks and reduce costs.

  • On-site support to ensure that your projects are staffed with the right people at the right time.

  • Transition services for incumbent contingent workers to new staffing arrangements, ensuring a seamless and efficient process.

In addition, we offer recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions to streamline your hiring process and provide a cost-effective staffing solution. Our RPO solutions solve the problem of high recruitment costs and time-consuming processes by providing a comprehensive staffing solution that includes:

  • Sourcing: We leverage our vast network of talent to find the best possible candidates for your cleantech projects.

  • Screening: Our rigorous screening process ensures that you only receive resumes from the most qualified and suitable candidates.

  • Onboarding: We handle all aspects of the onboarding process, including reference checks and other necessary paperwork.

  • Talent management: We provide ongoing support and talent management services to ensure that your staffing needs are always met.

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Consulting

At Airswift, we understand the unique staffing challenges facing STEM industries. That's why we've made it our mission to connect top talent with the organisations that need them most.

Tackling the talent gap is one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. As the world races to build a more sustainable future, the demand for skilled professionals is skyrocketing – but supply isn't keeping up.

Our vast network of qualified candidates spans the globe, with expertise in energy, construction, technology and engineering.

Through our industry-leading workforce consulting we can help you with :

  • Talent mapping
  • Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice
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Hiring employees in Canada

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Testimonials

Airswift is one of the best agencies to deal with globally.
My contacts provided excellent service, keeping me informed every step of the way during the onboarding process and providing quick responses to my questions regarding my assignment with the client company.
I've found having local support very helpful and Airswift have been overall very responsive
My contacts have been super. They are very responsive and take care of even a smallest issue in less than 24 hours. Absolutely dazzling support. Thank you both.
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Previous workforce projects in Canada

  • Calgary Field Services
  • Christina Lake
  • Foster Creek SAGD
  • Heartland Petrochemical Complex
  • Hebron
  • Hibernia
  • Kaybob
  • Kitimat LNG Export Terminal
  • Lower Churchill
  • Long Harbour Processing Plant
  • Sable Offshore Energy
  • Scotian Basin Exploration
  • Surmont
  • West White Rose Expansion

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Airswift team at Stampede in Calgary

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Within a short period of time, Airswift successfully transitioned two contractors to the team wherein both contractors became leads to the warehouse team.

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Our client was awarded the contract to complete the Plug and Abandonment of approximately 26 wells on the Nova Scotia Sable offshore field.

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Fancy a career change? Find your dream job in Canada

Our contract and direct hire recruiters help top talent at every stage of their job search.

Whether you’re searching for full-time or temporary work, Airswift can help you find the right role for your career goals and skill set.

Our Canada recruitment agency recruits technical specialists in a wide range of roles including, but not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Construction & Commissioning
  • Geosciences
  • Operations
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Project Management
  • Health, Safety and Environmental management
  • Quality Control
  • Data Science

We work with a wide range of innovative companies, including small and medium enterprises, EPCs and 100% of the energy supermajors.

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