About Us

Oakdale Consulting is a boutique recruiting and human resources consulting firm that specializes in technical and professional direct hire recruitment, primarily in engineering and construction.   The firm offers recruitment consulting services to employers in the Durham Region and beyond.  We also have the ability to recruit both nationwide and internationally.    

Oakdale Consulting was founded by Elaine Daniels, who has over 25 years of HR and Talent Acquisition experience and is passionate about helping companies connect with top talent.  Elaine’s experience includes senior level human resources and recruiting leadership roles in the engineering sector.

We ensure that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are at the forefront of what we do. Diversity of thought will enable your organization to achieve a collaborative, innovative and creative workplace. 

Keeping current in evolving employment space, Oakdale Consulting maintains memberships in:

  • Top Echelon Network.  A network of over 1,500 recruitment firms, connecting top talented with leading employers in both Canada and United States.
  • HR Insider. Canada’s guide to HR compliance and management, up-to-date information for  hiring, termination and employment practices.
  • Association of Professional Recruiters of Canada.  Provides standards and practices for the recruitment and selection of talent in Canada.