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The Great Resignation – Employment and Labour Best Practices


Jennifer M Shand
CEO of Staff Shop

SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
11:30 AM–12:15 PM ET


As the founder and CEO of a top staffing and recruitment firm, Jennifer Ménard-Shand has her finger on the pulse of the Canadian labour landscape, with a deep understanding of today’s workforce. Her team at Staff Shop deploys thousands of employees across Canada as the Employer of Record, while servicing hundreds of clients in various sectors across North America. 

Ménard-Shand will share the key to attracting and retaining talent in the wake of the Great Resignation, and explores why finding the right talent is not only critical to an organization’s success, but also the right thing to do for your employees. 


As an Indigenous French-Canadian entrepreneur, Jennifer Ménard-Shand always dreamed of leading a purpose-driven organization. Today, she lives that dream as the founder and CEO of Staff Shop, an award-winning certified diverse staffing and recruitment firm. Through sharing her inspirational entrepreneurial journey as well as insight into truth and reconciliation in the workplace; equity, diversity, and inclusion; and the labour market, she inspires leaders and their teams to reach their full potential both at home and work. 

A First Nations Ojibwe, Ménard-Shand’s entrepreneurial story celebrates the triumph of resiliency. She is a survivor of oppression having faced alcoholism, abuse, neglect, trauma, abandonment, and imposter syndrome throughout her life. She is committed to breaking the silence and putting an end to generational trauma and unhealthy cycles. There is no limit to the positive impact Staff Shop and Ménard-Shand can have on humanity. This is what drives her to do her best and inspire others to reach their full potential and leave a legacy worth following for future generations.