Skilled Trades

Our Skilled Trades specialty practice is one of our busiest divisions, represented by some of our most senior, experienced, and talented recruitment consultants. Our clients range from small-to-medium sized business all the up to multi-national corporations with hiring needs across the globe. They have come to know and rely on Stoakley-Stewart time and time again, year over year, citing our proven track record in identifying right-fit, skilled trades talent coupled with our expert ability to unearth the best talent in the marketplace for companies’ important roles and hiring needs.

Our consultants have placed talented, hard to find, often rare skilled tradespeople in a variety of roles for a multitude of organizations here in North American and overseas. From the shop floor to the top floor of corporate head office, there aren’t many skilled trades roles we haven’t helped with in our 40+ years of recruiting.

Chris Soules leads our Skilled Trades specialty practice and brings a decade of full-cycle recruitment experience. He has developed a particular niche in the Manufacturing industry, identifying and placing the marketplace’s best talent in Senior and Intermediate Management, Engineering and Skilled Trades positions with Fortune 500 companies on down to small-and-medium-sized businesses across North America. Read more about Chris below and reach out to him today to connect and discuss your organization, your important hiring needs, and how he can be help today!

Chris Soules - Corporate Recruiting Consultant

Corporate Recruiting Consultant


Industrial Manufacturing


Senior Management
Intermediate Management
Maintenance & Production Managers
Skilled Trades

416-703-7687 Ext. 801
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Chris started his career in Sales and Marketing, providing an invaluable foundation that allowed for his natural and successful transition into the world of talent acquisition. His years spent at a boutique firm afforded him an intimate, hands-on experience learning the nuances of the craft that is recruiting and which fomented his particular strengths in business development and the building, and maintenance, of exceptionally strong client relationships.

When asked of his recruiting approach, Chris will proudly tell you he maintains a “best fit”, leave no stone unturned mentality when it comes to identifying, attracting and engaging with candidates for his clients’ important job opportunities. Above all else, it is his emphasis on helping to foster mutually beneficial partnerships between client and candidate, that remains his mantra and the key to his success in the recruitment industry.

Employers: Tell Us Your Needs

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants is the “Professional Scout” for your business team. We are committed to presenting only well qualified candidates for your job vacancies. We won’t waste your time and we will give you feedback on the actual market situation and conditions. Please click here to use our online form or feel free to call us directly (1.888.226.6685 x236 – Trevor Stewart, President) for an honest, no pressure conversation about your hiring needs.

Phone: 1.888.226.6685 | Fax: 905.821.3467 |

Below are just some of the Skilled Trades openings our expert consultants have filled, plus links to some of our currently open Skilled Trades related opportunities:

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