I’m Erik, an entrepreneur, CEO, and co-founder from Toronto, Ontario. I’m also a dad to two wonderful children and a dedicated husband. I’m passionate about start-ups, the employment market, and building high performance teams, profitable businesses, and secure strong market positions from scratch.

Erik Simins

Erik Simins
Erik Simins at Workwolf's headquarters

Alongside Dan Shea and Ron Leith, I co-founded Workwolf, a Toronto-based start-up that is disrupting traditional hiring cycles to automate and improve time to hire via our two-phase hiring process and Digital Work Passport.


I’m also the president and founder of MAGNUS HRS, a healthcare recruitment solutions company with over 150 enterprise clients.

Erik Simins at Magnus


Skip the Line With Your Digital Work PassportJob seekers
March 24, 2021

Skip the Line With Your Digital Work Passport

With nearly everything automated today, both for efficiency and reliability, it almost makes anything not automated feel untrustworthy. So, what is a Digital Work Passport, and how do you get…
February 15, 2021 in Blockchain, Recruiting

How Blockchain is Changing the Recruitment Process

Also used in cryptocurrency contexts, blockchain technology is taking off in new contexts, including HR. But how is it changing the hiring process?
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February 12, 2021 in Background check, Recruiting

Why Education Background Checks are More Important Now Than Ever

Inauthentic hires can lose or misuse data, lose clients, or even accidentally injure someone on the job.
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February 10, 2021 in Recruiting

How Verified Credentials Make Hiring More Effective

Validated credentials can make hiring the right candidate faster and more effective for everyone involved.
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