Meet the Team Your Temporary, Permanent & Executive Search Specialists in Northern, Central and Southern British Columbia

Karen A. Watt
CPC, CEO - Executive Search Services

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Like so many of us in recruiting, Karen Watt launched her second career in 1992, bringing a wealth of Human Resources background to Kamloops and opening Excel Personnel Inc. Supporting local businesses in Temporary, Permanent and Contract Staffing, Payrolling and Executive Search  Services to assist businesses in need of outside sourcing of candidates to fill a variety of positions from Janitors to General Managers. Now celebrating 25 years, Karen has been successful in opening additional branch offices in Kelowna and Prince George BC to serve their clients better with feet on the ground in each City and opening up Northern BC to local professional recruiters. With 7 staff to support business recruitment in Western Canada through to Eastern Canada with our affiliates they thrive on their Integrity in working with each and every candidate and employer. Karen and her Team guarantees every placement and works one on one with each candidate and employer to find the right fit the first time. Current data base of candidates today exceeds 60,000 with new candidates registering with us every day. Excel Personnel can fill your next placement and look forward to building our relationship with each and every client and candidate.

When not in the office answering your calls, you will find Karen at Training Seminars to bring the latest technology to our Cities, or Traveling to clients around North America or Boating on the Shuswap.

If you have the Skills, Abilities, Personality, Dress and Attitude to match our clients job description along with company fit and salary expectations, then we are sending you in for an interview.  Your recruiter is the key person to make this happen.

Karen loves the water, whether it’s a Lake or a river or an ocean, and when travelling she has to be by bodies of water, she loves boating to her rustic cabin on the Shuswap and spending time renovating the cabin and boating with friends.

Celina Denault
Office Manager

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Gillian Graeme
Finance Department

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Gillian brings 25 years experience in Full Cycle Simply Sage Accounting from A/R, A/P, Payroll, Remittances, Corporate Tax, GST, Rev Canada non- penalty remittances to bank reconciliations and office budgets to year ends. Gillian is a skilled accounting professional and works with management on the day to day operations of all three branches of Excel Personnel successfully while keeping everyone apprised on a daily basis.

Shirley Nguyen
Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Shirley recently relocated from Alberta to Kamloops in 2018. Shirley has her Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management from SAIT where she graduated with honors. Shirley joined Excel Personnel Inc. to manage the Temporary Staffing Division for Kamloops, Kelowna and surrounding areas.  Her background is strong in recruiting and management and brings a strong attention to detail, strong communication skills, and excellent customer service skills.  When seeking a Temporary Staff person for your organization, call Shirley Directly 250-374-3853

Raynel Rindero
Recruitment Consultant

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Raynel joined Excel Personnel in 2018. She brings a long history of successful business background in the Legal field where she managed the day to day operations of a local legal firm from administrative to accounting, to client liason meeting deadlines and solving problems. She has an outgoing personality and fits well within our Prince George operations as our newest Recruitment Consultant in Northern Temporary Staffing Division. You will find Raynel easy to work with and encourage you to contact her for all your Temporary Staffing Requirements in the North.


Prince George Chamber of Commerce
Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Home Builders Association
Thompson Region Division of Family Practice
Southern Interior Construction Association