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Staff Bios
A Team of Staffing Industry Experts.

Jill Peapell, CPC, CIPC, – President

Jill Peapell is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), the first to achieve the designation in Atlantic Canada, and among the first 100 in Canada. She has been working in the personnel placement industry in Halifax since 1978. Prior to opening her own business in 1989, she worked for Drake Executive Search, Drake Personnel, Hunt Personnel and served as branch manager at Bradson Personnel. Her varied experience in the personnel industry has provided her with a wealth of knowledge in the areas of personnel recruitment and selection, candidate assessment and personnel placement. Jill has also presented group and individual seminars and workshops on a wide range of subjects, including career transition, job search strategy, interview techniques and career planning.

Mark Peapell, BA – Vice President

Prior to joining Supertemp/Peapell & Associates, Mark has held a number of senior positions with various organizations, including hospitality, Petroleum and industrial distribution. During that period, he worked on a number of key projects, including Hibernia. Mark joined the company in 2001. Since then, he has been responsible for sales and marketing efforts for both companies. In addition, Mark has handled our high-level recruitment and placement portfolio. He is focused on promoting the benefits of the staffing industry to clients and other business leaders. Mark is currently a director on the National board of ACSESS – Association of Canadian Search Employment & Staffing Services. He holds a BA degree from Dalhousie University.

Georgina Caldwell, BA, CPC – Manager – Temporary Services

Georgina Caldwell has been manager of the temporary services of Supertemp since 1989, and has extensive experience in candidate screening, interviewing, temporary and permanent placement, and skills testing. She has recruited extensively for positions in the area of office administration, as well as for positions in sales, marketing, management, and information technology. In June 2001, she received her Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) designation. Georgina also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Diploma in Secretarial Science, both from Acadia University.

Robin Houlihan, BA - Personnel Coordinator

Robin Houlihan holds a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Marys University, and will graduate with her Master of Arts in Religion and Modernity from Queens University in the Fall. Robin has been employed with Supertemp since January 2013 and is very interested in all aspects of the business. Her prime focus has been candidate screening, skills testing, conducting reference checks, interviewing and temporary placement. She has been working with clients throughout the public and private sector.