Joanna Kelly

Vice President, Recruitment Solutions

Joanna is a creative and innovative thinker and provides solutions that traditional recruitment practices may overlook.

She takes a consultative approach to client and candidate relationships, understanding the needs and motivations of both sides in order to ensure a successful outcome for all. She is dedicated to her candidates and clients and truly understands the subtext of a role and make the perfect match between candidate and mandate.

“Joanna brings 30 years of leadership and customer focused experience, with 15 years in the Recruitment space where she has worked with a variety of industries from Corporate Services to Manufacturing.”

Her process driven nature and strategic mindset allow her to develop efficient and effective solutions. Each day she goes above and beyond to support her internal and external partners, along with anyone she meets.

Joanna has built and led teams with a transparent and direct style which creates lasting and loyal relationships. She believes that the people are what make an organization successful – if you find the right team and take care of them, they will take care of the business!

“Joanna has been a great resource for me. She brings high energy and enthusiasm toward each placement opportunity and moves quickly through the process. We have hired several candidates for challenging roles through Joanna and have never been disappointed. Her upfront effort to understand our needs and any nuances of each placement has always resulted in quality short-lists. She follows-up and is highly available for discussion. When I have a need, I call Joanna first.”


Hiring Right™: Virtual Onboarding
Joanna moderates a panel discussion on integrating new employees into a virtual workplace, as well as how to effectively onboard new talent without ever having met them.
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Onboarding: Investing in the New Hire Experience
Joanna leads the discussion and provides participants the opportunity to share ideas and best practices related to onboarding.
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