Experience. Technology. Creativity.  

Dean Group brings more than 40 years’ experience to every client and candidate relationship. Those decades in the industry taught us that the best results come from placing our candidates and clients first, specializing in the niches we know best and retaining our best people.


Cutting-edge technology enables us to conduct precise and customizable searches of over 17,000 candidates in Toronto, Kitchener and throughout Canada. Search criteria can include specific educational and professional designations, geographical regions and keyword search. All designed to deliver the best results for our clients and candidates.


By continually investigating new strategies and solutions, we find better ways to serve each client. We never hesitate to adopt innovative processes that increase efficiency and responsiveness. Just because we started in 1968, doesn’t mean we’re stuck there!


You’ll always come first to Dean Group. Need outstanding candidates or solutions to increase your organization’s efficiency? Looking for flexible or career positions? Your success is our focus.


We strive to be the staffing provider of choice for all our clients whether they are a global or national player or a startup business. We understand and bring valuable best practices to manage recruitment initiatives for an established organization, but we also take a personalized and consultative approach to service a growing enterprise.

Need temporary jobs in Toronto and Kitchener or help finding just the right talent? Dean Group’s Toronto temp agencies place you first.


1968.  Al Saley, President, co-founded his first recruitment firm. He built several recruitment firms and temp agencies in Toronto and Southern Ontario specializing in permanent, contract and temporary placements in Corporate Services, Administration, Finance and Information Technology personnel. Al later sold his business interests and became president of Adecco Canada.

2002. After leaving Adecco, Al Saley and his business partner, Karen Law, acquired Dean & Associates; PED Holdings Limited, now operating as the Dean Group, is managed under the direction of Al Saley and Karen Law.

2003. Acquired Pinstripe Technical Services, a division of Pinstripe Personnel, to form Dean Information Technology.

2004. Dean Real Estate/Property Construction & Property Management division was launched.

What people are saying about us.

With Dean Group, it is more likely that a client will experience a very personal service in a superbly expedient manner resulting in outstanding candidates. Clearly, such excellence disrupts the mediocrity that drives our expectations.

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