- NES Global Talent moves to larger premises in Calgary and plans more offices in Canada.
- Canadian contractor numbers grow more than four times to over 100 in just over a year.
- NES Global Talent completes new registrations in Spain and Mexico.
NES Global Talent, the technical manpower specialist, has spoken of its expansion plans in Canada as its Calgary-based office moves to larger premises and profits soar.
This week, the company moved into a new office in Mount Royal Place, 8th Street Southwest after outgrowing its former site.
“Business is booming,” said Roland Bruce, Operations Manager at NES Global Talent. “We are now working with over 100 contractors in the region, more than four times as many than at the start of last year.”
As announced last month, during the financial year ending 31st October 2012, adjusted EBITDA for the company as a whole soared by 44.6% to £24.3m, compared to the previous year, while turnover increased by 29.5% over the same period to $492.4m.
NES Global Talent’s Houston operation also recently moved to new premises. Alongside the expansion of existing offices, so far this year the company has also completed new registrations in Spain and Mexico.
Roland said: “We have big plans for our business globally and in Canada specifically. Our Calgary office will become the Canadian headquarters of a multi-site NES Global Talent operation, supporting oil and gas, mining and construction clients and candidates across the region. We expect to open an office in the Newfoundland region at some point in the future, with others to follow as we grow our business.
“Canada, like many countries, is clamouring for shale gas expertise as project momentum picks up while major plays such as the Kitimat LNG project are further driving the skills shortage. As the war for talent intensifies, the role of companies such as NES Global Talent becomes increasingly important. With our network of 32 offices worldwide we not only have access to a global talent pool, so can find the right person for the job wherever in the world they might be, but are also there, on the ground, supporting our clients and candidates locally with everything from payroll services to support to finding accommodation.”
The Canadian executive search team, established at the end of last year, is going from strength to strength and is a key part of our business strategy.
Mark Colbourne, Division Lead – Executive Search at NES Global Talent, said: “Our permanent executive and senior placement business is growing. Although there is a great deal of competition in this space, there are also a lot of opportunities. Our clients like the fact that we focus on quality. We work with the top 10% of organisations and the top 10% of candidates. It’s not about just filling a role, we are focused on finding the perfect fit for both company and candidate.”