Aplin Recruiter Rob Thomas Wins ACSESS Genesis Award

Québec City, Québec – May 9, 2019 – David Aplin Group’s Calgary-based consultant, Rob Thomas, is named the winning recipient of the 2019 Genesis Award by the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS) at the annual National Conference in Québec.
The award recognizes a recruiter or consultant who has demonstrated an early commitment to the recruiting industry by taking advantage of opportunities, taking ownership of their responsibilities, and working as a team member learning from experienced staffing professionals. Nominees for this award have been working directly in the industry for no more than 12 months.
Preserving the past and honouring Canada’s most dedicated industry leaders, ACSESS hosts the National Conference and Circle of Excellence Awards annually, however, the Genesis Award was last granted back in 2017.
“Rob Thomas has truly demonstrated an early commitment to the staffing industry in Canada. He was recently recognized by his employer David Aplin Group, as Rookie of the Year, and now recognized by ACSESS, as an upcoming superstar and future leader. Congratulations Rob!” says Chris Roach, National President of ACSESS.
Rob Thomas joined David Aplin Group in March of 2018, new to the staffing industry, with 15 years of experience in sales and management.  He also has 10 years of experience in communications and public relations having worked with the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers. As a consultant at David Aplin Group, Rob specializes in placing sales and marketing professionals throughout the Calgary Area. A passionate and driven motivator, he has a proven track record of success and excels at cultivating long-lasting relationships.


As the national voice of recruiting, employment and staffing services industry, the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS) leads Canada to work. ACSESS advances best practices and ethical standards for the $15 billion staffing industry through advocacy, government relations, professional development, resources and research. ACSESS was formed in 1998 when The Association of Professional Placement Agencies & Consultants (founded in 1962) merged with the Employment and Staffing Services Association of Canada (founded in 1968). Blending these two associations gave ACSESS an expanded mandate to represent all facets of the employment, recruitment and staffing services industry. www.acsess.org

About David Aplin Group 

For over 40 years from coast to coast, David Aplin Group (www.aplin.com) has been recruiting to fulfill talent demands for businesses across Canada. We build strong connections and leverage our networks to ensure success by having a deep understanding of the professional needs of people and organizations.  We now provide specialized talent in a variety of industries whether temporary, contract, permanent or executive.  We pride ourselves on being a Canadian organization helping Canadian professionals and businesses grow. David Aplin Group is named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Contact information: Rob Thomas ▪ Consultant, Sales & Marketing, David Aplin Group ▪ 403.351.2434 ▪ rthomas@aplin.com ▪ www.aplin.com

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Crystal Furtado  Marketing Manager  David Aplin Group 905.247.5114 ▪ cfurtado@aplin.com