Double Number-One Ranking for Taleo Project Services

Calgary professional consulting services firm ranks first in city and first in its industry on the 2016 PROFIT 500

– PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils the 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –


Calgary, September 20, 2016 Cracking the top 20 in the country, Calgary-based Taleo Project Services has been ranked on the annual PROFIT 500, placing 20th of 500 Canadian growth companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the 28th annual PROFIT 500 is the definitive listing of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, ranking Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.


Providing professional services in the areas of project, program and change management, amongst others, Taleo’s growing list of big-name clients—including Cenovus, City of Calgary and Transalta—contributed to the company’s exponential growth over the last five years. Despite difficult economic conditions and suffering oil markets, Taleo Project Services grew 3,698% since 2011. Its impressive growth earned the company a number one placement both in its industry category (professional services) and in the city of Calgary.


“Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”


“Thanks to and Canadian Business for this prestigious recognition. It speaks volumes to our innovative business model in the professional services arena. Taleo pairs its clients with the top Calgary-based talent available in the market place. We then manage our consultants using our proprietary quality assurance methodology, ensuring top-notch deliverables, adding value to each project managed,” said Matthew Hillhouse, Taleo founder and president.


“Our small but dynamic team helped drive our astronomical five-year growth despite the challenging market conditions we’ve witnessed since 2013,” added Taleo partner Laurel Sim. “It’s tremendous to be recognized as a top growth-leader in Canada and number one in Calgary. The success is gratifying; it shows we’re correctly reading the market place and going in the right direction with our responsive and tailored consulting model.”


The 2016 PROFIT 500 recognition is the first such recognition for Taleo Project Services. The company was also recognized as a winning start-up in PROFIT’s 2013 Hot 50.


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About Taleo Project Services

Taleo Project Services offers a range of professional consulting services in the fields of program and project management, business and process analysis, change management and cyber security. Our service model hinges on our ability to match our clients with consultants that meet their requirements for skills, experience, aptitude, personality and cultural fit. Our heavily screened database of consultants is one of the best in Calgary and we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver each project with excellence and finesse while not breaking the bank. Taleo was founded in 2010 in Calgary, Alberta.

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