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Davies Park Congratulates Jason Dewling

It is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Jason Dewling has been appointed as the new President of LaSalle College Vancouver, a member of the LCI Education (LCI) network. Jason Dewling, combining 17+ years of higher education experience with an energetic and entrepreneurial teaching and leadership style, will further develop...

Penrhyn TMT Group Examines Blockchain Technology and its Effects on the Business Environment

In response to a rapidly changing and continuously innovative business environment, the TMT Group of Penrhyn International are examining the adverse effects of blockchain – a digital database that stores, manages, and transmits a growing list of records known as blocks – on business models in a wide variety of...

Davies Park Congratulates Susan Eick

It is our great pleasure to announce that Susan Eick has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for The Refinery Leadership Partners Inc. Susan Eick, combining 30+ years of professional experience in corporate human resources, financial services, and client solutions, will further The Refinery’s objectives in business leadership development...

Davies Park Congratulates Eric Corneau

It is our great pleasure to announce that Eric Corneau has been appointed as the Regional Dean for South-Okanagan Similkameen at Okanagan College. Eric Corneau was selected from among 200+ applicants from BC and across North America. In this new role, he will provide strategic and operational oversight of the Penticton...

Penrhyn International Announces Joint Venture Partnership between Davies Park and Leaders & Co

In a move to promote further strategic expansion into North America, Penrhyn International has announced the introduction of Davies Park and Leaders & Co. to their global network of independent retained executive search firms. Leveraging and placing proper talent talent is critical for greater corporate innovation, a stronger employer brand,...

Davies Park Congratulates Tim Savoie

Davies Park is pleased to have collaborated with the City of Port Moody in the successful hiring of their new City Manager. It is our great pleasure to announce that Tim Savoie, former Vice President, Transportation Planning and Policy at TransLink, has been chosen to fill the position. Congratulations Tim! This is a...

Davies Park Congratulates Ted Swabey

It is our great pleasure to announce that Ted Swabey, former Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Nanaimo, has been named as the new Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Maple Ridge. Congratulations Ted! About the City of Maple Ridge Situated a 45-minute drive east of downtown Vancouver, the City...

Davies Park Congratulates Shawn Good

It is our great pleasure to announce that Shawn Good, former Executive Vice President of Governance and Strategy at Conexus Credit Union, has been named as the new President & CEO of Prospera Credit Union. Congratulations Shawn! About Prospera Credit UnionBuilding on more than 65 years of history in British...

Davies Park Executive Search Founder, Darwin Park, Presented Award of Excellence

Canada Day festivities weren’t the only cause for celebration this Wednesday, as Davies Park Executive Search co-founder Darwin Park was recognized for his contributions to athletics, arts, education, environment, innovation and community service by the City of Spruce Grove. Mr. Park received this Award of Excellence after years of serving as a dedicated...

Davies Park Executive Search Partner, Tony Kirschner, on How to Land a Career in BC’s Competitive Job Market

Tony Kirschner, Partner at Davies Park Executive Search Vancouver, provided valuable job advice to listeners on CBC radio’s BC Almanac.  Mr. Kirschner, along with Christian Saint Cyr, publisher of the BC Labour Market Report, discussed the challenges and trends that job-seekers face in the modern hiring landscape. The two experts insists that jobs...

Davies Park Executive Search sponsors luncheon to celebrate Alberta’s Top 250

Davies Park Executive Search recently took part as a sponsor in the annual Alberta Venture 250 Luncheon to celebrate the top 250 highest grossing Alberta companies in the 2013 fiscal year.  During this luncheon, our Partners from the Edmonton Office, Elizabeth Hurley and Anurag Shourie, shared their insights on the...

Davies Park Announces Tony Kirschner as a New Partner

VANCOUVER – Davies Park Executive Search has officially announced that Tony Kirschner is now a Partner in the firm. Tony has worked alongside Greg Longster in the Vancouver office since 2011 and has built a solid reputation as a leader both within the office and the community. He is an...

Director of Research, Heather Fookes, receives prestigious award from AESC

The 2014 AESC Award for Excellence and Professionalism in Research was awarded last week to Heather Fookes, Director of Research at Davies Park Executive Search for demonstrating the highest standards of research, and representing herself and the firm in an ethical manner at all times.

A snapshot of our 25th anniversary celebration

In honour of our 25th anniversary, Davies Park hosted a celebration reception at the Winspear in Edmonton, AB. on Oct. 7, 2014. The event brought together clients, candidates and colleagues who have been an integral part of our success over the past 25 years. It was a chance to connect and...

Digital media and the executive leader

Key social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn that have helped to reshape the way communication is being delivered, are embraced by CEOs like Richard Branson and Bill Gates but a new study released by KPMG said only 54% of CEOs plan on implementing a digital strategy into their...

Celebrating 25 years of Executive Search

SINCE 1989, DAVIES PARK HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED MORE THAN 2,800 EXECUTIVE searches and assignments for public, private, and not-for-profit clients.

Interviewing

Consider every interaction with a search consultant or potential employer as part of an extended interview process. The consultant’s or employer’s assessment of corporate fit begins with the first phone call and carries through to formal interviews. Effective marketing of your skills and accomplishments is a critical talent in today’s...

Writing a cover letter that works

Today's competitive work environment necessitates excellent communication and presentation skills. Show a potential employer that you are well versed in such skills: write a cover letter that is well-crafted, succinct, and engaging.

Creating an effective resume

A resume is a short account of one’s career and qualifications. Every person who composes a resume should, by definition, be explaining his or her experience. IF EVERYONE’S DOING THE SAME THING, HOW DO YOU SET YOURSELF APART? To increase your chances of being noticed for a position, keep in...

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Interviewing

Consider every interaction with a search consultant or potential employer as part of an extended interview process. The consultant’s or employer’s assessment of corporate fit begins with the first phone call and carries through to formal interviews. Effective marketing of your skills and accomplishments is a critical talent in today’s competitive job market. read more

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