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  • 1. Nexstaf Setting the Standard for IT Recruitment November, 2008
  • 2. Nexstaf history
    • Our ownership group previously founded and managed at the time, one of Canada’s largest and most successful IT recruitment firms (over $50 million in annual sales)
    • This past success has provided the framework for Nexstaf’s consistent revenue growth over the past 8 years and its emergence as a preferred vendor of IT talent for Canada’s top corporations
  • 3. Nexstaf Relationships
  • 4. Nexstaf today
    • Nexstaf is recognized by PROFIT Magazine as one of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies in 2005 & 2006. This tracks sales growth over the previous 5 year period.
    • Nexstaf realized 611% five year revenue growth rate, which equates to increased sales by more than six times in the past five years. Nexstaf was the only IT Recruitment company in the Greater Toronto Area to be ranked in the top 100 the past 2 years.
  • 5. Nexstaf today – (Cont’d)
    • Proven track record in making over 2,700 contract and permanent placements for clients covering all IT roles within a variety of IT platforms
    • 90% of annual revenues comes from repeat business
    • Over 275 organizations have relied on Nexstaf recruitment services
    • 75% of contractors are renewed
  • 6. Geographic Coverage
    • The roots of Nexstaf were set in the heart of downtown Toronto working with clients in GTA/Ontario. We have since merged our 2 offices into one larger 8,000 square foot office in Mississauga.
    • Since then, clients have engaged Nexstaf to recruit for positions across Canada
    • As a virtual office, Nexstaf has recruited for positions in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax as examples
  • 7. Mission Statement
    • To offer the best value in the industry and be recognized as a dependable and fair strategic recruitment partner, who puts customer service above everything else
    • To continually strive to improve our services, and add value to our client’s hiring initiatives. We keep close to our customers, soliciting feedback throughout the relationship, and stay abreast of emerging trends in recruitment.
  • 8. Core Values
        • Respect the customer
        • Teamwork
        • Empower Employees
        • Respect and Challenge Each Other
        • Teach and Learn
        • Have Fun
  • 9. Service Offerings
    • Contract Recruitment Services
    • Permanent (FTE) Recruitment Services
    • Contract to Permanent conversion
    • Payroll Services
  • 10. The benefit of experience
    • Our IT recruitment consultants average close to 10 years in IT recruiting and have been recruited from our established competitors.
    • All of our consultants have the ability to manage accounts and source candidates, giving account managers’ access to seasoned colleagues for candidates
    • Experience translates to results. Our people are well connected to find candidates that are not on the public boards. This is a big differentiator.
  • 11. Nexstaf Recruitment Plan
    • For each client assignment, Nexstaf designs a unique strategy to find the necessary talent
    • Our approach involves using the latest pro-active web based recruitment technologies (shot-gun approach) as well direct targeted recruitment (rifle approach)
  • 12. Recruitment Plan – (cont’d)
    • Market research is done to find sources of potential candidates including; competitive firms, companies with similar technology environments, companies that the client has expressed a preference to hire from, etc.
    • Direct recruitment is a key differentiator for Nexstaf – and our clients like it
  • 13. Recruitment Plan – (cont’d)
    • Candidate sourcing methods
      • Existing database of 80,000 pre-screened candidates
      • Nexstaf website (nexstaf.com) which receives over 2 million job seekers/year
      • Aggressive networking and referrals
      • Internet sites such as Workopolis, Monster
      • Industry trade associations, User Groups, networking events
      • Direct recruitment
  • 14. The Nexstaf Recruitment Process Appreciate Understand F O U N D A T I O N Pre Job Order Search Interview Screen T E A M W O R K Review Receive of Job Order Introduce P R E C I S I O N Negotiate Within 48 Hours Follow Up B U I L D R E L A T I O N S H I P Quality Assurance
  • 15. Quality in everything we do
    • Understanding our customers environment, culture, and detailed job specs – sets the road to success
    • Pre-screening – the technical skills and soft skills must be present
    • References verify previous performance
  • 16. Quality – cont’d
    • Final pre-screen by Account Manager to determine only best fit candidates submitted to client
    • On-line technical testing can be made available for final candidates
    • After placement follow up – to ensure everything is going as planned
    • Customer satisfaction calls – how are we doing, suggestions for improvement
  • 17. IT Positions covered
          • All IT roles from one year up to VP level including;
            • Development –eg. Developer, SW Engineer, PM, B/A, S/A, Architect,
            • Technical – eg. Networking roles, Technical support, Sys Admin, DBA, Infrastructure
            • Q/A – eg. Analysts, Testers
            • Customer Support – Helpdesk, call centre
            • Documentation – technical writers
            • ERP consultants/ Sales/ Pre-sales
  • 18. Technology Environments
    • Nexstaf is positioned as a “one stop” provisioner for all technologies from legacy to cutting edge including;
      • IBM Mainframe, UNIX client/server, legacy Mini computers, Desktop Windows, ERP, Open source, Multi-tiered Web based development,etc
  • 19. The Nexstaf advantage
    • Proven results – Profit100 ranking
    • Strength and power of seasoned recruiters and management
    • Customized approach to fill each assignment ( shot gun and rifle)
    • Direct targeted recruitment – we go direct to the source
    • Full service recruitment
  • 20. Nexstaf advantage – cont’d
    • Speed – candidate profiles within 24-48 hours – in some cases a few hours
    • Aggressive recruitment approach
    • Quality embedded in everything we do
    • On-line testing of finalist candidates available
    • state of the art offices to represent client opportunities to candidates
  • 21. Nexstaf advantage – cont’d
    • Bleeding edge application of recruitment technologies. We have the latest and greatest to help our recruitment team achieve it’s highest levels of productivity.
  • 22. Thank you
    • We look forward to the privilege of representing your firm’s IT assignments to the competitive IT marketplace.
    • We feel no other firm can equal our commitment and enthusiasm in selling the advantages of working for your organization