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Leonard Jean-Pierre Anthony provides staffing and recruitment services to Fortune 500 and emerging growth companies. Our consultants and account representatives work internally or externally with our clients, assisting them in finding recruitment solutions. was founded on the premise that providing complete and comprehensive services to a select number of clients is essential to developing successful business relationships. This philosophy has enabled to become the world’s most respected personnel recruitment firm. Our quality and service focus has enabled us to become a leading supplier of critical resources to several international corporations.

Tell us about yourself?

I am the Chief Talent Officer, Chief Recruitment Marketing Officer, and Human Resource and Payroll Executive Outsourcing Consultant. Throughout my remarkable career in Canada and the USA, I have honed my skills and proudly serve as the President of the 2010/2011 Business of the Year at! Beyond my professional accomplishments, I have a background as a former professional football athlete. My determination and drive led to a successful professional athletic career in the CFL.

I am passionate about giving back to the community and dedicate my time to charitable causes. Additionally, I actively support the expansion of supplier diversity in North America. As a testament to my commitment and achievements, I am honoured to be the recipient of the Charles Saundercook Memorial Trophy and the CAMSC Diversity Advocate of the Year Award.

If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?

If I could go back in time a year or two, one crucial piece of advice I would give myself is to enhance my awareness and preparation for potential pandemics. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of being proactive and ready for unforeseen challenges. Specifically, I emphasize the significance of understanding the dynamics of pandemics, staying updated on global health developments, and being prepared to adapt to a virtual environment.

What problem does your business solve?

An issue we are passionate about at is the lack of inclusion, diversity, and equality in the recruitment process. This deficiency is often rooted in systemic biases, cultural norms, and historical practices that have perpetuated unequal treatment and opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds. stemmed from a profound commitment to ethical practices and a genuine desire to revolutionize how job seekers and organizations connect. Recognizing the need for a platform beyond mere job placements, our mission is to be a leader in providing excellence in human resources.

Our business’s heart lies in a dedication to ethical activities, demonstrating our responsibility to employees, clients, and communities. We believe in an environment that benefits our clients and shareholders and creates tangible advantages for job seekers. We are inspired to provide a new way for individuals and organizations to connect, striving relentlessly to improve our processes and exceed customer expectations.

Diversity and inclusivity are fundamental pillars of our corporate ethos. We understand that a diverse workforce fosters innovation, creativity, and a richer tapestry of perspectives. Embracing diversity is not just a checkbox for us; it is a conscious commitment woven into the fabric of our organization. Every individual brings unique experiences, skills, and insights to the table, contributing to our team’s overall success and our clients’ satisfaction. In our pursuit of excellence in human resources, we prioritize creating an inclusive environment that respects and celebrates differences in ethnicity, gender, age, abilities, and backgrounds.

Our corporate culture rewards entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking while promoting teamwork and providing for a strong national structure. This structure stabilizes the process with a central coordination of resources, systems, and technologies. Our goal is to strive relentlessly to improve what we do and how we do it, to go far beyond “just servicing” the needs of our customers.

We recognize that all candidates are diverse and have individual career goals and motivations; therefore, we service each candidate independently. We are committed to working with you in your search for the right opportunity. We ensure candidates receive the most suitable positions by conducting a thorough needs analysis to fully understand your strengths, areas of improvement, likes, dislikes and career goals, among other areas. We take the time to create a career plan that will work for you in meeting and exceeding your career goals.

What is the inspiration behind your business?

As part of my transition from athletics to the business world, I was offered an employment opportunity in Human Resources and Recruitment Services. My success in that industry fueled my entrepreneurial drive, inspiring me to launch in 2000. Drawing from my experiences as a former professional football athlete in the CFL, I brought a unique perspective and determination to the recruitment field. This transition not only showcased my adaptability but also fueled my commitment to ethical practices and diversity, laying the foundation for our mission to revolutionize the recruitment process and promote a more inclusive workforce.

What is your magic sauce?

Our organization distinguishes itself through its innovative approach, anchored by agile recruitment. One of the key elements that sets us apart is our commitment to agile recruiting. This dynamic and adaptive framework allows us to stay ahead in the fast-paced and ever-evolving talent acquisition landscape.

At the core of our Agile recruiting strategy is the implementation of daily scrum meetings. These brief, focused gatherings bring together our cross-functional recruitment teams to discuss progress, share updates, and address challenges in real time. This iterative and collaborative approach enables us to swiftly adapt to changing hiring priorities, market trends, and candidate availability.

The daily scrum meetings serve as a forum for open communication, fostering a culture of transparency and accountability within our recruitment teams. By having a quick and regular pulse check on ongoing activities, we can promptly identify and address potential bottlenecks, ensuring a streamlined and efficient recruitment process.

Our agile recruiting methodology emphasizes continuous improvement. Through regular retrospectives, we reflect on our performance, celebrate successes, and identify areas for enhancement. This commitment to learning and evolving allows us to fine-tune our strategies, optimize workflows, and stay responsive to the changing needs of both our clients and candidates.

What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?

Over the next five years, our strategic vision revolves around leveraging cutting-edge technology to revolutionize and expedite the job-seeking process, making it seamlessly mobile-friendly. Our primary objective is to enhance the candidate-matching experience, ensuring a user-friendly and efficient platform.

Our strategy is not just about making job seeking and candidate matching accessible on mobile devices; it’s about crafting a dynamic, responsive, intelligent ecosystem that transforms how individuals connect and organize. By embracing the mobile revolution, we aspire to redefine and elevate the recruitment experience for the digital age.

In addition, we are committed to in-depth research to identify and capitalize on emerging staffing trends within the technology sector. By expanding our knowledge base and staying abreast of the latest industry developments, we aim to position ourselves at the forefront of innovation, offering solutions that align with evolving market needs.

Furthermore, our focus extends to developing and implementing advanced technologies for job matching. By integrating state-of-the-art algorithms and intelligent matching systems, we aspire to create a dynamic and responsive platform that optimally connects employers with qualified candidates. This commitment to technological advancement is integral to achieving our goal of transforming and streamlining the recruitment landscape.

What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?

The most formidable challenge I’ve encountered revolves around navigating the profound impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work dynamics. Adapting to the fluidity of workplace arrangements, including on-site, remote, and hybrid models, has been a multifaceted endeavour. My responsibilities extend beyond the immediate concerns of ensuring a secure work environment during the post-pandemic era. I am also actively engaged in meticulous preparations to safeguard our operations in both Canada and the United States against potential future viral threats, exemplified by the hypothetical “Virus X.” This entails a comprehensive strategy aimed at maintaining the safety and seamless continuity of our endeavours, both in the current context and in anticipation of future challenges.

How can people get involved?

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For Businesses interested in our services, follow these steps:

  • Contact Reach out to us through our website or contact information provided.
  • Discuss Your Needs: We’ll have a detailed discussion about your specific payroll requirements. We need information about the size of our organization, the frequency of payroll processing, and any special considerations.
  • Customize a Solution: We offer customizable payroll solutions tailored to organizational needs. We work with representatives to design a payroll service package that suits your business requirements, whether it’s handling the entire payroll, specific departments, or covering special projects.
  • Evaluate Services: If you prefer to run your own payroll but need additional support or wish to evaluate your services, we can provide customized solutions. This can be particularly useful for assessing their services before deciding on a permanent arrangement.
  • Understand Benefits: Familiarize yourselves with the benefits highlighted by our website, including substantial cost savings, predictable expenditures, time savings, and expert handling of payroll tasks. We assess how these benefits align with your business goals.
  • Ensure Security and Compliance: We emphasize security and compliance. We’ll discuss the measures you have in place to ensure the security and privacy of our payroll data, as well as a commitment to compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Scalability: If your business is poised for growth, we discuss how our services can scale along with your expansion. We’d ensure that our payroll services can accommodate the addition of new employees seamlessly.
  • Agree on Terms and Contract: Once you are satisfied with the discussions and have customized a suitable solution, we’ll work together to finalize the terms of the agreement and sign a contract.
  • Implementation and Support: We will collaborate during the implementation phase. We’ll ensure that our team is familiarized with the process, and ongoing support is available for any questions or issues that may arise.

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