Michelle Alcorn & awesome guests weekly, talking about real workforce recruitment, retention, immigration & community building success stories and challenges. She will deliver tips & advice we can do to make a difference today in your life or business to engage better – connect – get the results you want. Share her passion and honest frank conversations with people that want to make a difference.
Michelle Alcorn is the Founder of R&R Solution and President of Atlantic Canada Language Academy. Her passion has always been to connect people with opportunities. Her motivation and skilled entrepreneurial spirit have driven her career and expertise in the areas of business development, operations, recruitment, retention, coaching, leadership, training, and service excellence. Michelle has been a successful executive and leader of various businesses across Canada for more than 25 years. She has lived in Toronto and the East Coast; she understands both large and small communities and companies. While a senior executive in both the optical/ manufacturing and retail industries, Michelle led teams of over 450 employees nationally. Her work supported more than 100 locations from coast to coast; leading over $80 million in sales. She led sales teams with the Northern Group, as well as part of the Executive team that opened American Eagle Outfitters across Canada in 2001. From there she grew to Director of Sales & Operations for Canada with Luxottica Retail (Pearle Vision & Sears Optical); then returned home to Atlantic Canada. In 2006 she switched industries into consultative services where she took over as Branch Manager & Senior Recruiter for Spherion Staffing & The Mergis Group for New Brunswick and PEI.
When Michelle founded R&R Solution in 2010, it was to continue to work with individuals and companies to reach their goals by making great hiring decisions. As a Leader and Certified Coach Practitioner, she sees that each person’s interests, background, motivations, desires, and work style are different. These talents allow her to work individually with people and companies to develop programs to engage people to deliver results. She places a high value on what makes each person unique and therefore, valuable. Each person’s character and strengths are what truly matter. Fundamentally, her guiding principle is that “a successful organization can only deliver excellence in external client service if they are delivering exceptional service in their internal service to their employees.” With this in mind, Michelle carefully develops workforce plans that deliver results through having the right people on your team.
People make the difference!!
It is Michelle’s passion for helping others succeed which makes her a remarkable individual with a depth of knowledge on human dynamics and interconnection. She has been a guest speaker for Dovico’s “Workplace Culture, Healthy Habits and Employee Engagement “Podcast Series, a Master of Ceremonies for Albert County Chamber of Commerce April 2019 and the McKenzie College graduation ceremonies and has presented for the CPHRNB Chartered Professionals in Human Resources New Brunswick in 2018 & 2019 as well as being co-founder of the interactive 2018 healthy cooking series “Let’s Eat” where she co-presented ideas on healthy eating with Dr. Renee Purdy ND. Best selling Author on Amazon for collaborative Dream Big Be Bold Vol. 4 in 2018. As well, Michelle runs regular culinary team-building exercises with businesses to spark team bonding and employee engagement.
Michelle Alcorn’s Clifton Strengths show why she is passionate about Recruitment
Michelle uses her top strength as a *Maximizer ® to find secret greatness in people and teams and figure out how they can work together more productively. It is through her *Relator ® qualities that she creates genuine bonds with the people she encounters so she can create the right environment for teams to form close and trustworthy relationships. With her *Arranger ® strength, she can predict how people will work together based on her experience, her keen observations, and her connection abilities. She uses her *Individualization ® strength to identify what makes applicants, employers, and work environments individually outstanding. And significantly, with Michelle working on your side, she uses her *Woo ® Winning Others Over strength to create an environment of motivation, inspiration, and encouragement to surpass goals and expectations.