We help you quickly and efficiently fill your recruitment needs
A specialized boutique firm working with a select handful of clients we are your trusted recruitment consultant providing precision recruitment, guidance through out the hiring process and market insight. We specialize in finding top talent and directly recruiting candidates for your job opportunity. Job postings will attract active candidates but it's usually the passive candidate market that you want to tap into. We get to know the unique opportunity you have and are able to paint the picture to attract passive candidates. Letting you focus on what you do best we handle everything from identifying top candidates, scheduling and offer negotiation to reference checks and post placement follow-up. Our goal is not to just match a resume to a job description but an employee to a career.
We Get to Know You
Learning about you, your team, organization, recruitment process and how this role is fulfilling a need so we can paint the picture for potential candidates about why your opportunity is a great one.
Identifying the ideal experience, characteristics, soft skills and values that add up to being the best overall fit for your organization so we can present the top pre-screened candidates for a position.
We Get to Know the Candidate
Pre-screening all candidates based on the your required qualifications and overall fit.
Assessing the candidates job preferences, long-term goals, salary requirements and what makes them excel as a professional to make sure we are making a long-term match.
We Put it All Together
Presenting only the top 3-4 candidates for a position saving you time and effort in the recruitment process.
Scheduling all interviews.
Preparing and debriefing the candidates for each interview allows us to guide both sides through the process and leads to a faster offer turn around.
Debriefing with HR/Management to see how the candidates are meeting your expectations and make any necessary adjustments to the search.
Handling all offer negotiations identifying the happy medium between your budget and the candidates expectations.
Presenting the offer with a goal of same day acceptance.
Performing 3 employment reference checks, including 2 supervisory, and verifying any licenses.
Following up with you and your new employee during the probation and guarantee period to make sure they are thriving.
Offer and Crisis Management
You've found the perfect candidate, everything's going smoothly, then there's a hiccup or explosion you weren't expecting from the candidates side.
No matter how thorough you've been through the recruitment process sometimes there is an unforeseen road block that can threaten the whole thing, but that doesn't mean it's over.
With over 10 years of experience and the relationship we've built with the candidate we are experts at working through difficult scenarios, getting to the source of the issue and getting everyone back to the table to see how things can be brought back together and give the offer the best chance success.
Why Niche Recruitment
Track record of quick turn around time finding you qualified candidates quickly to ensure a fast and efficient recruitment process. Even recruiting in a new area, we are able to leverage our existing network to identify candidates typically within 2-3 weeks.
Guidance with market and recruitment insights including compensation trends and best practices.
Proactive candidate pipeline notifying you of top candidates that may be an asset to your organization.
We started in Finance and Legal but our solid transferrable recruitment skills allow us to quickly adapt to new industries and positions based on our clients needs.
We recruit in Toronto and Calgary and where our clients need us to in the U.S.
We focus on senior management and executive level positions.
Experienced in industries including Financial Services, Wealth Management, Public Accounting, Legal, Retail, Oil & Gas, Utilities and more.
Experienced in niche areas including Cross Border Tax, Transfer Pricing, HNW Wealth Management, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Audit, Legal, Enterprise Risk, Technology Risk, Professional Standards and more.
"I have had the pleasure of working with Jillian McKinley since August 2008. Jillian and her team has provided full serviced permanent staffing solutions in a professional, timely and efficient manner. I have an excellent relationship with Jillian McKinley, as she consistently provided my firm with quality of service, delivered quality candidates and talent with quick turnaround time. I have found JIllian to be very approachable, knowledgeable, efficient and willing to go the extra mile to ensure we are getting the appropriate candidates.
If you're looking for an excellent, professional and dependable recruitment business partner, I believe that Jillian and her team can provide the service you seek."
HR Manager Top 10 Accounting Firm
We have used Jillian for a few hires over the last couple of years and she is wonderful to deal with - she provides high quality candidates and is very personable. I would recommend her to any company looking for hard-to-find niche recruits!” June 9, 2011
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
HR Top 10 Accounting Firm
"Please note that Niche Recruitment has provided full service permanent staffing solutions in a professional, timely and efficient manner. We have a very good relationship with Niche Recruitment and Jillian McKinley, as they have consistently provided my firm with high quality service, delivered quality candidates and talent with quick turnaround time. They continue to demonstrate a solid understanding of our corporate culture by successfully sourcing candidates, and continue to strengthen our relationship. Moreover, I have recommended Niche Recruitment to other locations based on my experience with them."