Canada’s leading boutique recruitment and executive search firm

Based in downtown Toronto, Phelpsgroup is one of Canada’s leading Executive Search & Career Transition firms. Since 1986, we have transformed organizations by recruiting exceptional talent, developing leaders and transitioning executives. We are proud of our 99% retention rate and our creative, precise and customized approach to recruitment.

Phelpsgroup was founded in 1986. Over the course of 28 years in business, Phelpsgroup has honed both a solid set of professional values and a systematized approach to recruitment and career management. Read more…
Phelps is a boutique firm run by people who care. We care about our clients, we care about our candidates, we care about the people we work with. This caring attitude shows in everything we do. Read more…
Phelpsgroup believes in not only meeting, but exceeding expectations by tailoring each search solution specifically to your unique situation. As a boutique firm, we excel at sourcing for niche or hard-to-fill positions. We secure the right candidate for your organization. Read more…

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What Clients Say

The services provided by Phelpsgroup were outstanding. From the first meeting with Phelpsgroup consultants, it was clear Phelpsgroup is highly professional and effective in its systematic approach to recruitment. I cannot speak highly enough of their quality and effectiveness.
Founding Dean, Canadian medical school
I am very pleased with the services provided by Phelpsgroup and the associates assigned to our executive search. Our Phelpsgroup associates were efficient, thorough and knowledgeable about our needs. They communicated effectively and kept us on track. I highly recommend Phelpsgroup for your executive search.
Dean, University of Toronto
Phelpsgroup offered a creative outreach strategy for our President and Vice-Chancellor search that yielded us high calibre candidates, and their facilitation and communication style guided us to select a candidate that best fit with our culture and competencies required.
Director, Human Resources, Canadian university
Phelpsgroup sets the bar for excellence in client service. All of my inquiries were responded to in a timely manner and the company always worked around my hectic schedule. An excellent company with highly motivated and skilled staff, and the quality of recruitment tools and methods are exceptional.
Department of Human Resources, Territorial government
Phelpsgroup demonstrated a high calibre of professionalism, personalization and innovation in their knowledgeable and comprehensive approach to recruitment and succession planning. The manner in which specific details were handled, right from the initial contact to the follow-up calls once I accepted the offer, was tremendously supportive.
Director of Education , Ontario school board
Phelpsgroup’s understanding of our market and our needs was evident as they provided a shortlist of well-qualified candidates with the competencies required to be successful in their roles within our organization. I found their customer attentiveness and thoroughness to be second to none.
Vice President, Human Resources, Telecommunications corporation
We engaged Phelpsgroup for recruiting to fill several senior staff positions over the past several years. In each case, they have been very thorough and responsive. They enhanced our candidate evaluations by integrating leadership profile assessments and their overall assistance with interviews was excellent.
Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Municipality

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