Thursday, 13 November 2014

Zylog Systems Ottawa Ltd. is Now Doing Business as Mindwire Systems Ltd.

Zylog Systems Ottawa Ltd. has changed the company name to Mindwire Systems Ltd.

In a move to better represent the government and public sector organizations and IT professionals that it services, Zylog Systems Ottawa Ltd. (“Zylog Ottawa”) has changed its name to Mindwire Systems Ltd. (“Mindwire”).

On October 23, 2014, IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd. (“IKYA”) acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of Zylog Systems Canada Ltd. (“Zylog Canada”). Zylog Canada will continue to operate as a Canadian corporation under the name Brainhunter Systems Ltd. (“Brainhunter”).  Brainhunter has headquarters in Toronto, with locations in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. Mindwire is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brainhunter based in Ottawa that specializes in Government IT consulting, staffing and professional services.

“We recognized the importance to invest and allow independent local market expertise to expand,” said Ajit Isaac, CEO of IKYA “Government and public sector clients in Canada need to have reliable, secure, and highly capable local expertise to service growing demands in IT. To support this demand requires specialized knowledge and years of experience, so we invested to retain the independent local infrastructure and to give it a proper name that represents the heritage. Mindwire has this heritage.”

Mindwire, previously known as Zylog Ottawa, services many Federal, Provincial and Municipal clients, as well as many other public sector clients across Canada. There are no changes in operations, resources or personnel associated with this company name change.

“We are committed to continue providing superior service to clients,” said John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter. “We rely heavily on the expertise and experience of our employees and our consultants to differentiate our capabilities in a competitive market. Mindwire is a name that more adequately represents the community we serve and the people that we represent.”


About Mindwire
Mindwire provides professional IT resources, staffing and recruitment services to federal, provincial, municipal and public sector clients. Mindwire Systems Ltd is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. Mindwire Systems Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brainhunter Systems Ltd, a Canadian corporation with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver.

 
 

Zylog Systems Canada Ltd is Now Doing Business as Brainhunter Systems Ltd


Following the acquisition of Zylog Systems Canada Ltd, IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd has changed the name of the company to Brainhunter Systems Ltd

Toronto, ON – Following a major investment to acquire a leading provider of IT Staffing, Recruitment and Professional Services in Canada and the United States, IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd is also restoring the luster of the brand name, Brainhunter Systems Ltd


“Brainhunter is a famous brand in Canada and the US,” said Ajit Isaac, CEO of IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd. “As we have invested to maintain this IT consulting and staffing center of excellence in North America, we recognized the importance to also restore the proud legacy of the Brainhunter brand.”

IKYA Human Capital Solutions Ltd acquired 100% of the shares of Zylog Systems Canada Ltd. Zylog Canada will continue to operate as a Canadian corporation under the name Brainhunter Systems Ltd.  Brainhunter Systems Ltd, headquartered
in Toronto, has locations in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. Brainhunter Systems Ltd owns Mindwire Systems Ltd, a subsidiary based in Ottawa that specializes in Government IT consulting, staffing and professional services. Brainhunter Systems Ltd also owns Brainhunter Companies LLC, with headquarters in New Jersey, serving clients across the United States.

Brainhunter Systems Ltd services marquee clients, many of whom are in the Fortune 500, as well as many government institutions. The combination
of Brainhunter and IKYA companies creates an IT staffing entity with a global presence across North America, Middle East, India and South East Asia employing over 11,000 IT professionals with a strong footprint in the North American market.

 “We are all very excited to get back to our roots,” said John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter Systems Ltd. “Our employees, our consultants, our contingent workforce and our clients are all important members of the local communities that we serve. Restoring the brand is an important step in recognizing our commitment to represent our local communities and maintain local expertise in a diverse global market.”

In addition to IT staffing and professional services, Brainhunter Systems Ltd also provides HireFlow flow through payroll processing and contract management services. Brainhunter Systems Ltd owns TalentFlow applicant tracking systems and TalentFlow vendor management systems software. The Brainhunter member community offers online access to create a profile, apply for jobs, authenticate CompTIA certifications, and take advantage of numerous group rate discounts and benefits for IT professionals and technicians.


About Brainhunter
Brainhunter provides professional IT resources, staffing, recruitment, payroll management, software and solutions across Canada and the United States. Brainhunter developed and hosts a comprehensive suite of Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Vendor Management Systems (VMS), and HRIS software technology components licensed for use by clients and also used to power state-of-the-art recruitment and staffing services. Brainhunter ranks among the largest IT staffing firms in Canada and, as part of the IKYA Human Capital Group of Companies, ranks among the fastest growing global staffing firms.


 
 

Friday, 3 October 2014

iTech 2014 in Vancouver Features an IT Management Workshop by John Mehrmann


John Mehrmann and CompTIA host a powerful interactive session on recruiting the right IT talent at the iTech Conference in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC - John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter, is joining
CompTIA at the iTech Conference in Vancouver to deliver a workshop on hiring IT Talent.

The iTech Conference is Vancouver’s leading IT Infrastructure and Cloud Services Conference, October 9 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC.

The highly interactive and engaging workshop, “You’re Hired! Recruiting the Right IT Talent”, was originally hosted at ChannelCon in Phoenix, Arizona and subsequently reproduced for CompTIA ITSS in Toronto, Ontario Canada. The workshop content was developed as a joint effort between John Mehrmann, CEO of
Brainhunter, George Harris, VP Business Development at onForce, and Sally Brause, Director of Human Resources Consulting at Great America Leasing.

The workshop is designed primarily for business owners and management in IT. However, the content is also very popular with individual job seekers. The workshop topics include best practices in Standards of Performance, Job Descriptions, recruiting and managing the Millennial Generation, interview techniques, and on-boarding new staff.

“The positive response to the workshop content and audience participation has been overwhelming,” said John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter. “Every time that we have conducted this workshop we are delighted that the audience not only asks pertinent questions, members of the audience also share great new suggestions and individual best practices. It is a very interactive and educational experience for everyone.”

The
iTech Conference is sponsored by CompTIA, Microsoft, Samsung, Veeam, Websense, Commvault, Global Knowledge, Suse, Bluecat, Pernixdata, Scale, Varonis, Vision Solutions, Nutanix, Nylus, ascii, Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals, Simplivity, BeAnywhere, espo surgex, x10 Networks, and IT World Canada.

For more information visit itechconference.ca

iTech 2014 in Calgary Features an IT Management Workshop by John Mehrmann

John Mehrmann and CompTIA host a powerful interactive session on recruiting the right IT talent at the iTech Conference in Calgary

Calgary, AB October 3, 2014 – John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter, is joining CompTIA at the iTech Conference in Calgary to deliver a workshop on hiring IT Talent.

The iTech Conference is Calgary’s leading IT Infrastructure and Cloud Services Conference, October 8 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre South Building, 120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB.

The highly interactive and engaging workshop, “You’re Hired! Recruiting the Right IT Talent”, was originally hosted at ChannelCon in Phoenix, Arizona and subsequently reproduced for CompTIA ITSS in Toronto, Ontario Canada. The workshop content was developed as a joint effort between John Mehrmann, CEO of
Brainhunter, George Harris, VP Business Development at onForce, and Sally Brause, Director of Human Resources Consulting at Great America Leasing.

The workshop is designed primarily for business owners and management in IT. However, the content is also very popular with individual job seekers. The workshop topics include best practices in Standards of Performance, Job Descriptions, recruiting and managing the Millennial Generation, interview techniques, and on-boarding new staff.

“The positive response to the workshop content and audience participation has been overwhelming,” said John Mehrmann, CEO of Brainhunter. “Every time that we have conducted this workshop we are delighted that the audience not only asks pertinent questions, members of the audience also share great new suggestions and individual best practices. It is a very interactive and educational experience for everyone.”

The iTech Conference is sponsored by CompTIA, Microsoft, Samsung, Veeam, Websense, Commvault, Global Knowledge, Suse, Bluecat, Pernixdata, Scale, Varonis, Vision Solutions, Nutanix, Nylus, ascii, Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals, Simplivity, BeAnywhere, espo surgex, x10 Networks, and IT World Canada.

For more information visit itechconference.ca

About Brainhunter

Brainhunter provides professional IT resources, staffing, recruitment, payroll management, software and solutions across Canada and the United States. Brainhunter developed and hosts a comprehensive suite of HRIS software technology components licensed for use by clients and also used to power our own state-of-the-art recruitment and staffing services. Brainhunter ranks among the largest IT staffing firms in Canada, and as part of the IKYA Human Capital Group of Companies, ranks among the fastest growing global staffing firms. IKYA is part of the multinational Fairfax Financial Holdings, held through its listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook.

Monday, 9 June 2014


Simply Hired Now Available Through TalentFlow by Brainhunter

The TalentFlow Applicant Tracking System (ATS) now offers the convenience and speed of direct access to post jobs on Simply Hired

Sunnyvale, California (POST) – The leader in advanced Applicant Tracking System (ATS) technology and one of the fastest growing pay for performance Job Boards have combined forces to provide a fast and convenient pay for performance solution.

The TalentFlow Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by Brainhunter offers advanced technology for employers, enterprise and recruiters. TalentFlow includes Resume Parsing technology to automatically create accurate job seeker profiles, a process that is simple for the job seeker and highly effective for the recruiter and employer. TalentFlow includes real time intelligent matching algorithms, pipeline management, and integrated calendar invitations for interview scheduling. TalentFlow also includes direct integration and access to a network of targeted Career Sites and Job Boards, reducing workload for recruiters and employers while simultaneously increasing visibility to targeted eligible job seekers.

Simply Hired includes a simple search engine for job seekers, reaching over 1.4 million views in Canada on a monthly basis, and over 30 million user views monthly in the United States. Employers post over 550,000 jobs per month in Canada on Simply Hired, with over half a million email job alerts.

Simply Hired has become a leading source of candidates for many staffing firms due to the Pay for Performance business model. Employers and staffing firms only pay for the candidates that are interested in the posted jobs, which mean greater control over spending for employers and staffing firms.

With this integration, employers and staffing firms can create job descriptions in TalentFlow, post selected jobs in real time to Simply Hired, and Pay for Performance based on applicant job seeker response. TalentFlow can rank, sort, manage and report on the applicants from Simply Hired to maximize results and track performance. Selected applicants can be scheduled for interviews and the hiring process can be managed and tracked in TalentFlow. The integrated experience saves time, cuts costs, and improves performance.


About Simply Hired
Simply Hired is a technology leader, operating job search engines in 24 countries and 12 languages. With more than 30 million unique visitors per month, the company’s global network provides job seekers with access to over 8 million job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, social networks, mobile devices, email and thousands of partner sites.

 
About Brainhunter
Brainhunter provides professional staffing services leveraging state-of-the-art advanced technology. Brainhunter makes this technology available to clients, employers and other staffing firms. Brainhunter Social Media and mobile applications empower professionals to learn about jobs, access benefits and group discounts, and manage personal portfolios in a private and secure online community. Brainhunter is a leader in Certification Authentication services, connecting employers with IT Professionals through real time online Certification Authentication.

Tuesday, 20 May 2014


NetHire Now Integrated with TalentFlow by Brainhunter
 
The TalentFlow Applicant Tracking System (ATS) now offers the convenience and speed of direct access to post jobs through NetHire

The leader in advanced Applicant Tracking System (ATS) technology and the leader in Online Candidate Sourcing and Talent Acquisition have integrated technologies to provide fast and convenient recruiting.

The TalentFlow Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by Brainhunter offers advanced technology for employers, enterprises and recruiters. TalentFlow includes Resume Parsing technology to automatically create accurate job seeker profiles, a process that is simple for the job seeker and highly effective for the recruiter and employer. TalentFlow includes real time intelligent matching algorithms, pipeline management, and integrated calendar invitations for interview scheduling. TalentFlow also includes direct integration and access to a network of targeted Career Sites and Job Boards, reducing workload for recruiters and employers while simultaneously increasing visibility to targeted eligible job seekers.

NetHire Job Postings are Premium Job Postings that ensure maximum exposure. A single job posting with NetHire is distributed to hundreds of job boards based on location, industry and job title. Job postings are also distributed through social media channels.

With this integration, employers and staffing firms can create job descriptions in TalentFlow, post selected jobs in real time to NetHire, and TalentFlow can rank, sort, manage and report on the applicants from NetHire to maximize results and track performance. Selected applicants can be scheduled for interviews and the hiring process can be managed and tracked in TalentFlow. The integrated experience saves time, cuts costs, and improves performance.



About NetHire
NetHire is a leading provider of innovative talent sourcing and acquisition solutions. NetHire has partnered with thousands of job boards to provide the NetHire Job Posting Network where jobs are posted to hundreds of job boards based on location, industry and job type as well as optimized for search engines and distributed through social media. NetHire has over 2,000 very satisfied clients all over Canada and the United States, in every industry from small entrepreneurial businesses to North America’s Fortune 100. NetHire started off with job postings and today offers an array of services intended to take companies from source to hire.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Brainhunter Enables Access to Exclusive Discounts on Auto and Home Insurance

Brainhunter provides employees and contracted consultants with access to an exclusive discount offered through Rai Grant Insurance Brokers

Rai Grant Insurance Brokers have made available remarkable discounts on Auto and Home Insurance for employees, temporary employees and contracted consultants working for Brainhunter in Canada.

Rai Grant Insurance Brokers is one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in Ontario, Canada.

Brainhunter is one of the largest staffing, recruitment, placement and payroll management companies in Canada. Brainhunter manages relationships with Client Employees, Temporary Employees and Consultants working on contract.

Rai Grant Insurance Brokers and Brainhunter have collaborated to enable access to an exclusive discount offer that can save up to 60% on Auto & Home Insurance for eligible participants. This exclusive offer is only available to individuals working as employees, temporary employees or consultants contracted through Brainhunter.

Professionals placed by Brainhunter on consultant contract or employment contract may access information about the exclusive discount offer through the Brainhunter.com web site personal contract information section, or by calling Brainhunter at 1-877-432-7246.

Today, more than 20,000 individuals and businesses rely on Rai Grant Insurance Brokers to provide them with comprehensive and price-competitive insurance and risk management solutions. Rai Grant expertise, professionalism and outstanding customer service combined with financial stability and long term relationships have enabled Rai Grant to grow from humble beginnings to become one of the largest independent brokerages in Ontario.

About Brainhunter
Brainhunter provides staffing, recruitment, payroll management, software development and solutions to augment corporate clients and partner agencies. Brainhunter developed a comprehensive suite of HRIS software technology components that integrate with third party software and services. The powerful HRIS Technology is used to empower state-of-the-art recruitment and staffing services, manage relationships with top talent, and streamline superior professional performance. The software and services are leveraged by corporate clients, corporate HR, and franchise partner agencies to keep pace with emerging requirements with rapid return on investment. Brainhunter professionals understand the business and the technology of Human Resources.

For more information, visit www.Brainhunter.com