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Our Team

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    • Trisha Gray

      Trisha Gray

      Head of Sales

      Trisha started with Staffworks as an account manager and quickly built strong relationships with each customer she engaged. She accepted the role of Sales Manager early 2022 and has not looked back. Her ability to bring out the best in her team is topped only by how much her clients love her. Trisha is a lynchpin in the Staffworks organization, balancing her busy job with raising three young children with her husband, Dave. When she’s not taking care of her customers, she enjoys spending time at the family cottage in the Kawartha Lakes.

    • Rob Gordon

      Rob Gordon

      Recruitment and Operations

      Rob brings many years of staffing industry experience to his role with Staffworks. He has been successfully building client relationships and filling client staff requirements for over two decades. In addition to his expertise filling our clients’ roles, he is known for building high performance teams and creating a warm, hard-working culture. When he’s not filling jobs or leading his team, Rob can be found with his wife and delightful pup, Bella on the shores of Lake Nipissing in North Bay.

    • Sandra Sears

      Sandra Sears

      President and Founder

      Sandra began in the staffing industry in 1993 after graduating from McGill University. Inspired by some great bosses, she started Staffworks on September 25, 2000 at the corner of Bay and Bloor Streets in Toronto. With over 20 years in the industry, Sandra has assembled a team of driven, client-focused pros who are serious about providing their clients with top-tier candidates quickly, without cutting corners. When she’s not working with her team, Sandra is likely hanging out with her three kids and Aussie Doodle, Maggie or spending time on the squash or tennis court.

    The Team

    Staffworks is a team of recruiters, account managers, and administrative staff, who are excited to go to work every day (working from home, that is).
    We live by Staffworks’ values of family, integrity, and accomplishment.

    Each team member brings their unique talents to the group, and together we are greater than the sum of our parts.


    Working at Staffworks means:

    • The opportunity to work remotely as well as collaborating in person with clients and team members regularly.
    • Competitive compensation including salary and unlimited commission.
    • The opportunity to learn the industry end to end and develop your business savvy.
    • A 20-year plus organization track record and excellent reputation.
    • Health Benefits, including Insurance, Extended Health and Paramedical.
    • Supportive, high-energy team.
    • A foundation and career path to success in the Staffing industry

    Are you a Recruiter?

    The ideal Recruiter will have 2+ years of experience in recruitment and/or a college diploma or university degree. Staffworks provides you with the means, the tools and the support to run your own recruitment desk. Working closely with the recruitment team and account managers you will be accountable for the search, source and interviewing aspects of the recruitment process, developing a temporary and permanent candidate pipeline for our 3 busy lines of business: Corporate Services, Accounting & Finance and IT.

    Some of your duties include:

    • Collaborate with the recruitment team to forge best strategies to source, assess, and present top talent to employers across Canada.
    • Schedule and organize logistics of candidate interviews. Coach candidates on putting their best foot forward in interviews and job assignments.
    • Negotiate and manage any offers/agreements and business relationships with clients and candidates
    • Draft customized job descriptions as per our client’s needs and design job postings.
    • Maintain an engaged and communicative relationship with candidates through the use of social media and email communications tools.

    Are you an Account Manager?

    The ideal Account Manager will have 1-2 years’ experience in a client-facing role, preferably in sales, and a college diploma or university degree. You will have strong networking and relationship-building skills; the ability to identify new opportunities, and close business. Staffworks will provide you with the tools, the training, and the support to build your business and contribute to overall company growth. If you are a driven, goal-oriented professional with a competitive drive, Staffworks might be the ideal place to leverage your talents.

    Some of your duties include:

    • Seek out new clients using a variety of means including telephone, email, social channels, marketing campaigns, and meetings.
    • Engage and qualify prospective clients through cold-calling and other techniques.
    • Meet with prospects regularly, building a funnel of potential new business.
    • Consistently win prospects over using active listening, questioning and creative problem-solving.
    • Establish a regular flow of temporary and permanent orders, meeting and exceeding quota. Grow your existing accounts through consistent follow-up and attention to detail.
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