“It was an absolute pleasure to work with Pierre. He fully grasped our unique industry requirements and presented us with numerous highly qualified candidates. It was an exceptional experience and we will continue to use the services of Think Talent for our technical recruiting needs.”
~ Clay Derrett, Chief Executive Officer, Celco Automation
About our services
Think Talent is a unique, agile company with expertise in engineering, senior trades and technical recruitment, as well as internal and external communications. We are driven by a true desire to build lasting business relationships with clients, and apply the right strategies and talent to help you to achieve business and communications goals.
We are based in Vancouver, BC, and have made placements throughout North America through our team of trusted industry associates.
Candidates are never asked for a fee to be placed by Think Talent, and the vast majority of our searches are contingency-based, meaning your organizations pays only when we find the right candidate. We will respond to inquiries promptly, with honesty and confidentiality.
Pierre Blais — Co-founder, Principal Consultant
Pierre is Think Talent Inc. founder and director has placed hundreds of candidates as a recruitment specialist for the Government of Canada, the BC Institute of Technology and as a technical recruiter for private search firms in Vancouver. Pierre approaches all recruitment with a strategic mindset and places an emphasis on client service, hiring accuracy and agility. He gets to know his clients and is always ready to provide advice and support to firms without strong in-house HR expertise. Pierre is fluent in English and French and a graduate in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal. He is a father of two and a proud supporter of the annual fundraising event Hockey Helps the Homeless.
Anne Williams – Co-founder, Communications Consultant
Anne specializes in strategic communications, media relations and writing, and has 25+ years of experience working for major organizations in health care, insurance, global franchising, government and the non-profit sector. Through her own experience hiring and leading communications and campaign teams, and working under various executive leadership styles, she has developed a keen understanding of cultural fit as it applies to leadership and organizational development. Anne earned an accreditation from the International Association of Business Communicators and a BA in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.
Anastasia Ledwon, P.Geo — Consultant, Northern British Columbia
Anastasia is a Professional Geoscientist with Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia and has been involved in the mineral exploration and mining industries for the past ten years. She earned her business stripes as CEO for an exploration services company in northern BC, working with local communities, First Nations groups, employees, multinational and local clients, government Ministries, suppliers, and various other stakeholders. She has been active in geological fieldwork since 1994, working both within Canada and abroad, and is also a freelance writer.
Anastasia has a B.Sc. in Earth and Ocean Sciences from the University of Victoria in British Columbia and volunteers heavily with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, the Smithers Exploration Group, the Northern Society for Domestic Peace, Minerals North 2016, and her children’s school.
René Abgrall — Consultant, Central Canada
René is a respected and accomplished recruiting professional with eight years of experience in one of Canada’s premiere recruiting firms. He has a proven track record of achieving results. Before he entered the recruiting industry, René worked in federal government, public utility, aerospace, heavy industrial, pharmaceutical and packaging manufacturing environments.
René takes pride in cultivating and maintaining long-term relationships with clients and candidates, and delivering personalized service based on the highest level of discretion, honesty and integrity.
René specializes in recruiting for purchasing, supply chain, logistics, distribution, operations management, manufacturing and plant management, engineering, technical trades and business development positions.