John has more than 20 years of experience within corporate HR and 3rd party recruitment. He has honed his skills in the areas of Payroll and Benefits as well as acting HR Generalist and Corporate Recruiter, Staffing Executive, also serving in management, technical, and non-technical positions. Within 3rd party recruitment he has held positions of Senior Technical Recruiter and Branch Manager for a Canadian-owned national recruitment company, leading and staffing roles within Telecom, IoT, IIoT, R&D, Web Services, and Software Development.
Recently, John has staffed various engineering and technical positions within mining and oil and gas. Filling vacancies throughout Canada, he has significant experience staffing local, regional, national, and foreign national candidates.
John plays drums and writes lyrics. As a member of SOCAN, he co-wrote, recorded, and sold a song in aid of charities in Atlantic Canada. He and his band “Karen Fougere and Needham Hill” released an album titled “Shadows Within”.