A complete and personalised service

Feeling a disruption in your human resources department, Pearls HR is your go to talent acquisition partner. Pearls HR deploys its resources on site to effectively manage the crisis and ensure the seamless continuity of your operations.

Pearls HR is also there to support your overall talent acquisition strategy, by analyzing the current state of your business and aligning a strategy for your growth, with a sustainable results orientated mindset

Your specialists in talent acquisition

Our expertise:
Offering our talent acquisition expertise to your human resources department.

How do we do it?
By deploying our expert resources on site and offering our clients a personalized strategic support, targeting their exact needs.

Why work with Pearls HR?
To prevent the interruption of business operations during a period of disturbance or high volume, we support companies and give them the tools to face the recruitment challenges of today.

Our expertise in talent acquisition

Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition

We offer you a bespoke approach that takes your realities into account and caters to your needs. We are here to assist companies in their recruiting efforts, in line with their specific requirements and circumstances, and to make it easier for them sift through all the oysters out there on the market and unearth the true “pearls” – with the ultimate goal of propelling their teams’ performance to new heights.

  • Optimize the recruiting process
  • Ensure effective employee onboarding, engagement and retention
  • Generate significant time savings and ROI

Human Resources

Human Resources

Our support services let you access the expertise of a team of specialists in organizational structure and culture. We can help you analyze your needs, map out and optimize your processes, develop employee skills, define roles and responsibilities, or restructure your HR department.

  • Deliver solutions with a personalized approach
  • Streamline operations
  • Cut recruiting-related costs



We’re not your run-of-the-mill headhunters with a one-size-fits-all mentality. We carefully adapt our services to fit your particular needs. The result: personalized recruitment solutions that will help you find the right candidates for the job.

  • Tap into an extensive professional network
  • Reap the benefits of an agile, responsive approach



A situation has arisen in your team. You know it has to be dealt with, but you don’t have the skill sets to do it. That’s where we come in. We will work with you to pinpoint the organizational issues at stake and come up with the tools to address them.

  • Identify and integrate effective solutions
  • Lay the groundwork for developing key skills and capacities



We are your go-to experts for defining, strengthening and promoting your employer brand in order to reach out to prospective talent.

  • Attract the best candidates for your job openings
  • Differentiate your organization and promote your corporate culture



Let us help you develop a comprehensive employee development plan. The Pearls HR team is committed to staying on top of the latest trends and market practices through active involvement in various HR training programs.

  • Access government funding to reduce your costs

Our Talent Acquisition Team

Looking for a recruiting Sherpa to walk your team through the twists and turns of a particularly challenging journey? The experts at Pearls HR are here to guide you every step of the way!

Co-Founder and Partner

Cindy Driscoll

Talent Acquisition Business Partner

A jill-of-all-trades. A force of nature. The brainchild behind Pearls HR. Cindy is all this and much more. Her shoulder-to-the-grindstone attitude and unique sense of empathy are equalled only by her joie de vivre, her uncanny ability to keep stress at bay and her gift for unmuddying the waters when the way ahead is unclear. She is an HR business partner extraordinaire – a professional through and through who takes her clients’ needs to heart and does everything she can to exceed their expectations.

University certificate in human resources management.

Cindy has been working in HR since 1999, accumulating a wealth of experience as a recruitment consultant for a wide range of organizations of all types and sizes operating in the Greater Montreal area. Working from her office or directly at your place of business, she can provide you with expert insight into any aspect of human resources management and talent acquisition. What sets her apart from other recruitment consultants is her innate understanding of her clients’ ecosystem, which she uses to craft solutions tailored to their specific needs and deliver compelling results.

Co-Founder and Partner

Joëlle Raby

Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Joëlle is a make-it-happen kind of a person. As the co-founder of Pearls HR, she oversees the firm’s business development efforts in addition to providing high-level staffing and talent acquisition consulting services. She is a straight shooter and an organizational whiz with a nose for spotting and selecting the best talent in the market. Recruiting and organizational development are her twin passions.

Undergraduate degree in psychology and human resources management from Concordia University. Certified by the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services since 2010.

Joëlle has more than 15 years of HR management experience with consulting firms and recruiting agencies, with a focus on executive search services. During the course of her career, she has overseen teams of up to a dozen recruiters and been a key player in countless recruiting operations, which she has helped bring to fruition with her trademark drive and customer-centric mindset. Transparency and integrity are more than just buzzwords for Joëlle: they are deep-seated values that enable her to maximize her own productivity and the performance of the recruitment teams she structures, mentors, coaches and trains to be more successful.

Aïcha Soulières

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Aïcha is known for her meticulous organizational skills and her ability to maintain her composure under pressure. As our talent acquisition coordinator, she has brought her own unique touch to the position, coupled with her capacity to adapt to new situations and ever-changing market realities. Ethics, fairness, structure and teamwork are among the values that inform her professional philosophy. Her sharp analytical and reasoning skills, keen sense of judgment and planning prowess only add to what she brings to the table.

College diploma in event planning. Ever eager to broaden her horizons, Aïcha is currently working toward her bachelor’s degree in HR management at the Université du Québec à Montréal business school (ESG).

Aïcha hails from a customer service, project management and staffing background. She also worked in administration and human resources for over a year. No matter what the position, she has always carried out her duties with diligence and professionalism.

This wide-ranging experience has fuelled her interest in analyzing and understanding the organizations she serves, thereby allowing her to gain deeper insight into their organizational realities.

Aïcha is a firm believer in the value of ongoing professional development and is constantly on the lookout for ways to perfect her skills and improve her performance.

Annie Foucault

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Annie brings her diplomacy, customer care and adaptability to all situations making her an indispensable element to our team. She thrives on the challenges of finding the right talent that organisations need to sustain their operations and she aims towards building and cultivating strong relationships with her clients.  Being detail oriented and meticulous in her work makes her a true key player, capable of creating and implementing human resources policies and efficient processes. Her strong business mindset allows her to quickly plan and organize strategies to improve our customer’s operations.

Graduate in Human Resources management from the University of Laval, specialized in Leadership and Change management

Annie has nearly 20 years of experience in customer service and employee management. An entrepreneur at heart, she handles each mandate with care and dedication. Having worked in various industries, including banking, customer service, human resources and transportation,  allowed her to grasp various aspects of the business world and has solidified her experience.

Mélanie Larivière

Project Manager & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Reliable, responsible, passionate and able to properly perform the tasks entrusted to her, Mélanie has a very good sense of leadership and excellent analytical skills. Dynamic and motivated, she is very organized and committed. Her strong business skills allow her to seize opportunities as they arise. Her ambition, curiosity and desire to always do more, leads her to take on new projects with open arms.

Bachelor degree in Commerce (Bcomm) with a major in Marketing at John Molson School of Business

With more than 10 years of experience working in the entertainment industry, project and partnerships management, customer service as well as maintaining excellent relationships, Melanie knows how to treat her projects as a priority and with professionalism. She knows how to make a difference and she has the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, while exercising judgment and diplomacy. Her experience in a constantly evolving field has allowed her to acquire the ability to easily adapt to all situations, quickly find solutions to problems and mainly stand out in highly competitive markets.

Jean-Sébastien Côté

HR business partner

A committed team player, Jean-Sebastien stands out for his ability to develop lasting relationships based on trust and collaboration.
A great thinker and very curious, Jean-Sebastien will be able to question the status quo in a perspective of development and evolution.
Passionate about new trends in human resources and best practices in talent acquisition strategies, Jean-Sebastien will work with you to find creative solutions to different issues.

Jean-Sebastien holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, which he has obtained as a result after the success of his double BAC in Human Resources and Finance. He is also a member of the CHRP order.

Jean-Sebastien has over 7 years of experience in talent acquisition, human resources and business development.
His diversified experiences allow him to understand the needs and problems, to identify the gaps and to find, with you, the winning solutions.

Didier Avignon

Talent acquisition specialist

Passionate about his job, Didier has been a talent acquisition specialist for several years. Being honest, caring and empathic, he always listens to his peers, and to people around him. He loves new challenges, and his desire for success greatly influences his network in a positive way. His creativity and originality allow him to constantly find new ideas and strategies, enabling his clients and his candidates to surpass their golas and objectives. Being an organized and proactive person, Didier is able to adapt to all kinds of environnments and situations, without fear of stepping out of his comfort zone.

Didier has a college diploma in social science, with an international business option.

Didier has nearly 5 years of experience in talent acquisition and business development. He has worked with a number of companies, particularly in the fields of  technology, administration and finance. This diversity now allows him to understand how recruitment works at all levels, and also to quickly understand the reality of the companies with which he is called upon to collaborate.