Connecting top female talent with Canada’s leading employers.

Leading is Canada’s first dedicated professional job board for current and emerging women leaders. We are responding to a gap in the market and the increased demand for top female talent.  Specializing in management to top leadership jobs, LeadingTalent makes it easier for diversity recruiters and employers to find high caliber women; saves HR professionals time and increases the number of highly qualified candidates to enhance brands and improve business performance.

LeadingTalent is a Women in Leadership initiative that supports the Women in Leadership Foundation, a national charity that develops the female leader within through mentorship, workshops and webinars supporting the advancement of women leaders and the empowerment of the next generation.

As a steady decline in the participation rate continues in the Canadian labour force and more baby boomers retire, employers and governments will be facing their most challenging issue yet – the impending skills shortage crisis.  The leaky female talent pipeline compounds this problem. LeadingTalent is addressing this number one issue facing human resource departments across the country by fully engaging the talent of high skill women and breaking down barriers to entry of women’s advancement to these upper management positions. More women in the workforce and in leadership positions will improve businesses, increase our national productivity and is critical to the growth of our economy.

Our partners want to access our excellent, diverse talent pool.  They want to associate with our top rank to increase their visibility as an employer of choice and supporter of diversity. Our partners are committed to advancing women’s leadership; they see the business case behind more women in leadership roles and its positive impact on business. Furthermore, our partners also recognize that, in order to retain and attract women to middle, senior and top management positions, it is key to showcase that there are opportunities ahead for women at their workplaces.

Employers searching for diversity and leadership recruitment solutions can save time and money through LeadingTalent. Employers will love our career portal, as it enables you to post jobs and search through our targeted women leader user base. Furthermore, employers looking to feature their female friendly workplaces and highlight their top jobs will finally have advertising options.

Our industry leading functionality features mobile friendly job postings and automated recommendations for jobs to suitable candidates upon login. Once your account is set up, our system is entirely self-serve: create your employer profile, highlight your company as a Featured Employer, feature job postings and track all applications. Signup today!

Employers, fill in the form on the Employers page to have a free account created and begin posting all of your open jobs for free during our soft-launch right away.

Women seeking greater career satisfaction can find the best job opportunities with leading employers that have women friendly workplaces and practices. Jobseekers will love LeadingTalent because we have award winning tools that help you streamline your job search, save time and stay organized with our virtual career assistant. Our Job Manager will help you save, track and sort your applications. Stay engaged with career resources for women with news, blogs, online courses, networking events, and sign up for job alerts by email. Signup now and create your free profile to be found by Canada’s best employers.

Employers in Canada need more women in leadership positions. The economy benefits from more women in leadership positions and the environment would see a more sustainable approach to business, community and beyond.

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