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Johnson Hou

Permanent Resident of Canada
+1 (604) 928 7518

MSc. Business Psychology - Solid international recruitment experiences and extensive exporsure of facing populations from different cultures. Culturally adaptive from many years of growing up in Taiwan, Singapore, Canada and the U.K. Strong communication skills and driven to provide the best solutions. Fluent in Mandarin and English. MBTI and Hogan certified.

Freelance Recruitment Consultant @ Freelance, May 2019 ~ Present

  • Recruit for small businesses for their recruitment needs.
  • Provide recruitment directions.
  • Provide resume writing training for individuals.
  • Provide mock interview trainings.

International Student Recruitment Manager @ ApplyBoard, Jan 2020 ~ May 2020

  • Partnership development in the Taiwan region.
  • Provide product introduction and training for potential partners.
  • Generate Taiwan specific marketing and promotion materials. 
  • Provide customer service and trouble shooting for partners.
  • Facilitate relevant workshops. 

Settlement Practitioner @ S.U.C.C.E.S.S. - AEIP, Jul 2016 ~ Apr 2019

  • Consult new Canadian immigrants with their settlement and employment needs before arriving in Canada Including CV review; career coaching and other consultation to create an efficient integration to the Canadian society. 
  • Provide needs assessments, individual/group consultations, action plans, referral service, and follow ups. 
  • Outreach service to India to host group workshops and orientation. 
  • Conduct online webinar and consultation for clients out of reach in person. 
  • Collaborate and discuss partnership terms with local immigration agencies to assist with more new immigrants before arriving Canada 
  • Responsible for special projects given.

Senior Recruitment Consultant @ Michael Page International, Nov 2013 ~ Dec 2015

  • 360 Recruitment.
  • Focus on middle to senior level professionals in the retail/sales sector.
  • Candidate sourcing, CV reviews, interviews, offer management, on boarding and post recruitment follow up. 
  • International recruitment across Asia Pacific, North America and Europe. 
  • Business development and recruitment consultation. 
  • Generate and negotiate new businesses from both existing and new clients. 
  • Identify clients' need and provide the best recruitment solution possible. 
  • Maintain and maximize revenue with existing and new accounts 
  • Customer relationship management with clients and candidates 
  • Key accounts include Fortune 500 international fast fashion, sports, and luxury brands. 
  • Mentor and guide newly joined recruitment consultants.
  • Office Top Biller in Jan & March of 2015
  • Promoted to Senior Consultant in July 2015

International Sales Representative @ T.Y. Cushion Tire, Nov 2012 ~ Nov 2013

  • Business development with new and targeted clients globally
  • Maintain relationship with key accounts and generates targeted sales revenue 
  • Create business plans and conduct market researches to engage new clients 
  • Main representative in international exhibitions 
  • Responsible for new sales training 
  • Successfully developed the South Africa market focusing in the mining and steel sector

Project Coordinator @ BigByte Learning Institute, Jan 2011 ~ Aug 2011

  • Successfully established the BigByte Worldwide Education BWE department.
  • Work closely with foreign English teachers from various countries. 
  • Project planning, sourcing & budgeting P&L 
  • In charged of planning and executing project related events 
  • Overseas communication between business vendors and service provider 
  • Host marketing and public relation events

Education

MSc Business Psychology  2008 ~ 2009
University of Westminster

Dissertation: "The Adjustment of Chinese Cultured Expatriates in London: An Explorative Research."

B.A. Psychology with minor in Business 2003 ~ 2008
Vancouver Island University

Certifications

  • MBTI Step I & Step II Certification
  • Hogan Assessment Certification Level I
  • Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level A)
  • TESL Certificate


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