KBRS and Meridia Recruitment Solutions Drive Growth and Diversity in Newfoundland and Labrador's Tech Sector with Sector Champion techNL


St. John’s, NL, June 25, 2024– KBRS and Meridia Recruitment Solutions are excited to announce we have been chosen to provide recruitment support, human resources support, and advisory services for techNL, a fervent champion for the tech sector in Newfoundland and Labrador. Providing these important services to techNL will bolster their capacity to attract and place top talent and leaders within the organization, fostering growth and innovation in the province’s tech sector.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a key priority for techNL and KBRS shares a commitment with techNL to building diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplaces. With a strong track record of delivering diverse candidate pools and dedicated DEI practice, KBRS and Meridia emerged as an ideal choice to support techNL’s mission.

"To support the work that techNL is doing to help our member companies and the tech sector grow and thrive, we needed to build our organizational capacity for human resources and recruitment services,” said Marlayne Hardy, Chief Impact Officer of techNL. "We are confident that KBRS and Meridia will support the promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout our work together, reflecting techNL’s commitment to cultivating diverse leadership within the technology sector. We have long emphasized the importance of inclusive growth, knowing that candidates with diverse identities sometimes need encouragement and support to throw their hats into a search process. We are grateful to be working with the experienced and skilled recruitment and consulting partners at KBRS and Meridia."

"This partnership reinforces our commitment to attracting and retaining top talent in Newfoundland and Labrador, where connection to place and community matters so much,” said Natalie Hand, Managing Partner at KBRS and Meridia. "Our organization has deep roots in Newfoundland and Labrador—I was born and raised here, and we have been leveraging our extensive national networks to benefit NL for years. We are thrilled to work with techNL to achieve its goals to grow our economy."

Working with techNL in this capacity, KBRS and Meridia continue to support the growth and development of the technology industry in Newfoundland and Labrador by enhancing techNL’s capacity to attract and nurture top-tier talent.

For more information about techNL, visit technl.ca  


About KBRS and Meridia Recruitment Solutions: KBRS is a leading executive search and human resources advisory firm. Meridia (A KBRS Company) specializes in expedited recruitment processes for mid-level professional and technical roles. Both have a strong presence in Newfoundland and Labrador and a national reach, and share the same commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and a proven track record of excellence in recruitment and people strategy. | www.kbrs.ca

About techNL: techNL is a not-for-profit membership association that enables a thriving innovation-driven economy in Newfoundland and Labrador. techNL provides visibility, business growth services and a collective voice for the tech sector in Newfoundland and Labrador with a vision to make Newfoundland and Labrador the most sought-after Canadian tech ecosystem, globally recognized for its collaborative community, diversity and quality of life. More information can be found on the website technl.ca.