Canada’s leading boutique recruitment and executive search firm
Based in downtown Toronto, Phelps is one of Canada’s leading Executive Search & Career Transition firms. Since 1986, we have transformed organizations by hiring exceptional talent, developing leaders and transitioning executives. We are proud of our 99% retention rate and our creative, precise and customized approach to recruitment.
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Heather Connelly joins Phelps Group as Principal. A former Partner at Waterstone Human Capital, Kinley & Connelly, Heidrick & Struggles, The Caldwell Partners and KPMG, Heather has been evaluating leadership talent for over 25 years.
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What Clients Say
The services provided by Phelps were outstanding. From the first meeting with Phelps consultants, it was clear Phelps 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
Phelps 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
Phelps 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
Phelps 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
Phelps 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 Phelps 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