Higher Talent Inc. is a Newfoundland and Labrador-based Human Resources consulting firm.

When selecting a firm to represent your company, you need a team you can trust.  Higher Talent has experience recruiting for organizations across Canada. While we are headquartered in Newfoundland and Labrador, our reach extends well beyond our province. 

We help employers find the right talent and build high-performing teams. We do this by using a collaborative approach to understand the needs of the employer and the people that work there.   

By working with us, our clients save time and money by making informed HR and recruitment decisions with support and confidence.  

As a team, we live by our core values both internally and in our personal lives.  Simply stated:  

  1. We do the right thing! 
  2. We own our commitments! 
  3. We always provide value! 
  4. We care about people! 
  5. We listen and learn! 

 We want to be the company that everyone wants to work with! By clearly stating these 5 simple values, we empower our employees to always act ethically, strategically, and in the best interest of our long-term relationships with clients and candidates.  

Our Team

Scott Giannou

President and CEO

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Neil Coombs, CPHR and SHRM-SCP

Partner & Principal Consultant

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Geoff Davis

Senior Advisor, Business Development

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Judy Sparkes-Giannou

Senior Business Advisor

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Michelle Flynn, RPR

Executive Recruiter and Lead Physician Recruiter

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Cheryl Slaney

Senior Recruiter

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Natalie Decker, RNBN MER

Senior Consultant – Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness 

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Dr. Susan Murray

Leadership Specialist, Professor and Speaker (Associate) 

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Brendan Hagerty

Senior Recruiter & Business Development Manager

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Christine Phillips

Senior HR Consultant and Executive Recruiter

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Tracy Allen

Senior Consultant – Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness

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Tina Griffin

Office Administrator

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Sam Carberry

HR Coordinator

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Our Team

Scott Giannou

President and CEO

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Neil Coombs, CPHR and SHRM-SCP

Partner & Principal Consultant

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Michelle Flynn, RPR

Senior HR Consultant/Physician Recruiter

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Cheryl Slaney

Senior Recruiter

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Judy Sparkes-Giannou

Senior Business Advisor

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Geoff Davis

Senior Advisor, Business Development

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Natalie Decker, RNBN MER

Occupational Health and Wellness Consultant

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Dr. Susan Murray

Leadership and HR Strategy Consultant

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Brendan Hagerty

Business Development Manager

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Tina Griffin

Office Administrator

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Christine Philips

Senior HR Consultant and Executive Recruiter

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Tracy Allen

Senior Consultant – Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness

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Sam Carberry

HR Coordinator

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