Melissa Baylin has more than six years of experience in the recruitment industry and has since been exposed to a wide variety of organizations, sectors and functional disciplines. Her generalist background has provided her with the skill set that allowed for quick adaptation to new challenges throughout her career, proving herself as a valuable resource for both clients and candidates. Shortly after beginning her career, Melissa joined Futurestep/Korn Ferry International in senior-level and Executive search with a focus on Administration and Corporate Services recruitment in the oil and gas industry. Her expertise expanded shortly thereafter into other industries including Mining, Manufacturing and Information Technology. Throughout all of the industries she has been exposed to, Melissa has been responsible for leading direct sourcing strategy in the areas of Engineering, Corporate Services, Communications, Legal, Public Relations, Health and Safety, and Financial Controls.
Melissa plays a key role in all areas of the recruitment life cycle. She attends equally to all intricacies including, but not limited to, needs analysis assessment, search strategy development, candidate assessment tools and administrative operations. Her strengths vary from supportive client management to building lasting candidate relationships. Exposure to contingency, retained and corporate recruitment processes has enabled Melissa to succeed in searches at all levels of an organization. Her overall experience includes working for companies such as Imperial Oil Ltd., ConocoPhillips, Suncor, URS Flint, WorleyParsons, Husky, Detour Gold Corporation, Enbridge Pipelines, Lufkin Industries, Newton Energy Partners and Capital Power Corporation. Since 2011, Melissa has been an integral member of the Cadre team responsible for all clients reporting functions as well as assisting in the leadership of the oil and gas silo. Educated at the University of Calgary, Melissa has a Bachelor of Kinesiology with a major in Business.