Employer Services

Bridge for industrial and corporate development

About Service
Welcome to Cowan International, where our mission is to connect the best and brightest talent with organizations in need. Our focus on industries such as mining, resources, energy, engineering, manufacturing, and construction allows us to bring specialized expertise to every recruitment project.

Since our founding in 1954 as a Canadian company, Cowan has been a leader in overseas recruitment services. Today, we have expanded our services across 4 continents, providing both talent management and recruitment solutions to clients around the world.

We take pride in our reputation for excellence, and we are committed to delivering the highest quality service to every client we work with. Our team of experts has the knowledge and experience to find the right fit for your organization, no matter how complex your needs may be.

At Cowan, we understand that people are at the heart of every successful organization. That’s why we’re passionate about finding the best talent and connecting them with the organizations that need them most. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your recruitment goals.

What we provide

For the perfect solutions

We provide services that mentor our candidates before, during and after our placements to ensure successful on-boarding and retention.

Building solid and long term partnerships with both our clients and candidates is at the core of what we do as a company.

Today we are proud and privileged to represent the sons and daughters of the men and women founder Cyril Harris first recruited a generation ago.

Executive Placement

Cowan provides quality retained corporate and operations management professionals for Mining & Metals' top employers.

Expat and Domestic Recruitment

70 years and counting, Cowan recruits the best in heavy industry talent, in all disciplines, for challenging remote opportunities that span all continents.

Permanent Recruitment

Cowan's permanent hires provide culture-fit, high retention solutions that positively impact the bottom line.

Recruitment Training

Tailored Training Programs – Advanced Mining & Metals Literacy for In-House Recruiters.

Over the last 20 years Cowan has developed and delivered a wide-array of recruitment training programs. We are currently delivering a long-distance training program to a world-class gold mine in Western Africa.

Do you need your in-house recruiters to reach the next level and work and think like a World Class Recruiter?

Our training will empower them to:

  • Take on more demanding searches
  • Become Astute, Efficient Recruiters
  • Efficiently screen incoming applicants and candidates
  • Improve relationships with Managers
  • Work as a unified team
  • Ultimately …
    -Apply world-class recruitment methods
    -Develop the mentality and methodology of a headhunting firm
    -Bring home all of your site’s recruitment needs!

Our goal is to tailor our training to perfectly meet the needs of our individual clients.  We adapt the content, duration and pace of our program in accordance with your needs and budget.  We are particularly attached to this personalization of our Program.