Strategic Expansion for 2014: Introducing Rob Atherton, the Newest Member of the Talent Acquisition Team

January 14, 2014


Toronto, ON – January 14th, 2014. Just in time for the New Year, Argentus is pleased to announce a new addition to the team: Rob Atherton, a rising star in the recruitment field. See below for some quick introductory remarks:

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What does the market look like? A recent report in Supply Chain Management Review magazine, titled “Supply Chain Managers Told to Prepare for Demand Surge in 2014,” outlined how companies’ Supply Chain organizations need to be at their best to prepare for increased demand. 2014 promises to be a hot year for recruitment in the Supply Chain and Procurement vertical as the economic outlook continues to improve. Companies are looking to add contingent talent to manage projects and innovation, but permanent search is also a huge focus for the New Year. For that reason, the timing is perfect for an expansion of the Argentus team, and the company is thrilled to be bringing Rob aboard.

Originally from London, UK, Rob Atherton has immigrated to Canada, specifically Toronto in late 2013 from Sydney, Australia where he’d been working in the recruitment industry in the IT and Digital space – and he’s ready to channel his knowledge of the tech sector into the Supply Chain space, which is rapidly adopting new technologies to increase efficiencies.

During his time working in recruitment in Sydney, Rob successfully built up strong relationships with candidates and clients alike which certainly assists Argentus from the perspective of demand from companies for increased talent hiring in Asia and Australasia.  Rob has received good training – His professional yet personal approach to business ensured he remains a trusted partner throughout the recruitment process. He is a great listener, very intuitive and works hard to ask all the right questions, not just the obvious ones, to get to the bottom of exactly what it is his clients are looking for and takes the time to fully appreciate candidates’ hopes and aspirations to be able to introduce them to the best opportunities.

Having been through the recruitment process on the other side of the globe in the UK, Australia and now Canada, Rob has had exposure to a range of different recruitment techniques. He has unrivalled levels of patience, ready to continuously work with clients and candidates until they know precisely what they’re looking for, and is well-versed in responding to last-minute, urgent changes to requirements.

Rob is busy building his contacts and his Supply Chain candidate base — using his superior research skills to source talent and to identify strategic business opportunities for Argentus moving forward. So if you haven’t worked with Argentus before, what better time to connect? Meet a vibrant and enthusiastic recruiter with excellent relationship-building skills and an international perspective.

Rob’s contact details can be found below.

Phone: 416-364-9919 ext: 229
Fax: 416-364-0100
2 Berkeley Street Suite 117, Toronto, Ontario M5A 4J5

Connect with Rob on LinkedIn: Rob Atherton

Argentus Search Group


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