Priscilla Poirier

Priscilla Poirier

VP, Client Services
Recruitment Specialties
Senior management to executive level recruitment within not for profit, start-ups and mid-size technology companies.


Priscilla is a VP, Client Services with more than nine years of experience recruiting within Technology, Finance, Human Resources and Not-For-Profits.

Priscilla started her career as a specialized contract recruiter, hiring and managing consultants for client projects across Canada. Priscilla joined IQ PARTNERS 7 years ago to help launch recruitment delivery for the contract practice. Today, Priscilla’s focus and passion is helping not for profits, start-ups and mid-size technology companies hire leaders for their organization specifically specializing in roles from senior management to executive level.

"Priscilla was hands-down the best experience I have ever had with the recruiting industry. Priscilla's standout quality in our conversations was her incredible professionalism, and in particular, her approach to communication. At no point did I feel that there was something for Priscilla to gain from our relationship--I felt like she was out to help me, and genuinely so. She worked after hours, negotiated persistently on my behalf, and was always available for correspondence. She neither contacted me too frequently, nor infrequently, and was humble in all her insights. In this aspect, she was truly a Goldilocks."
- Shamil Pokharel, Software & Mathematical Finance

“Priscilla has a great level of energy and keeps constant communication with me. She is very much on the ball and it is not so common anymore to find recruiters that truly put in an effort day by day to truly make a placement happen and at the same time be able to balance a good relationship with both the candidate and client. I truly enjoy partnering with her as a candidate and it's double the pleasure because it is through IQ PARTNERS!”
- Corporate Talent Acquisition Specialist

"Priscilla provided very professional service, was very friendly and understanding, and did a great job. I had two 'ongoing' job processes, and one of the reasons I chose my current contract position was the service that IQ PARTNERS provided. Special thanks to Priscilla and Judy, who helped me a lot during all the steps before and after I got the job. They are still helping me now with any questions I may have. I think we have a good connection and hope to continue to work with IQ PARTNERS in the future."
- Lead PHP Developer

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Priscilla is empathetic, competitive, and has a positive attitude. She's a self-motivated high achiever whose enthusiasm keeps her and those around her optimistic. Her consultative, empathetic approach is lauded by the candidates and clients she works with.


Coffee (specifically, too much of it).
Patience (she would prefer if things could be done now, is that so bad?)


Staying active with yoga, running, cycling, and snowboarding. Cooking local cuisine for family and friends. Gardening in the summer. Exploring new bottles of Pinot Noir. Board games (did we mention she's competitive?) Spending time with her dog, Penelope.