The R&R Solution Team
Recruitment, Retention, and Leadership
Our team of professionals works to grow your organization from the inside-out!
People make the difference in all organizations, regardless of size, product type or otherwise. Our consultants have been business owners, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs. We know first hand about what it takes to be a successful employer and our mission is to support our clients in becoming the ‘employer of choice’.
The Leader: Michelle Alcorn
Connect with Michelle on social media!
The Driver: Patrick Goguen
Director of Client Relations
Patrick Goguen’s professional experience spans over 20 years in Business
Operations, Human Resources, Business Development, Project
Management and Economic Development. He is a trusted advisor and
business confidant, known for building relationships founded in respect,
trust and integrity.
Through Patrick’s relentless drive to contribute to the success of
businesses in Atlantic Canada and his dedication to guiding people on their
professional journey, he has supported over 600 business owners and
aspiring entrepreneurs in the assessment and development of their
business concepts, business plans and established strategies to attract,
engage and retain the right people to get the best work done.
In the community, he is President of the Board of Directors of Crossroads
for Women Inc. and is actively involved with Scouts Canada.
The Global Integrator: Hakim Mestassi
Director, International Recruitment
Hakim Mestassi is a skilled consultant in assisting newcomers and
refugees with their economic integration in the region. Throughout his
career, he managed several programs such as the Youth Employability,
Microloans for Newcomers, Cross-Cultural Training for employers in the
region, Volunteering and many more.
Hakim is a trusted advisor to employers in terms of recruitment and
retention, he is also known for his dedication to customer satisfaction. He is
experienced in Business Operation and Development and with intensive
knowledge in Business Management, he was successfully able to connect
about 100 Newcomers with over 300 employers in the Greater Moncton
Tainan is an outgoing and motivated Mechanical Engineer. He was born in Brazil and grew up in Argentina, living in Buenos Aires. In 2019, after a trip to Canada, he decided to pursue Canadian life. He took his English program online in 2020 with ACLA and is now enrolled with NSCC, living in Halifax, Nova Scotia and studying Mechanical Engineering to develop his career here in Canada.
He loves to connect with people, solve problems, and travel the beautiful coastline of NS. Growing up, Tainan had the privilege to live in Paraguay and Assunción where he learned how to speak Guarani. He then returned to Brazil where he learnt how to speak Portuguese. We are very proud to have Tainan on our team supporting students across the world to connect with life in Atlantic Canada.
With more than 25 years as a self-employed businesswoman, Jenny is acutely aware of the challenges of running a business. She has a varied business background that includes time in
photography licencing and copyright services, teaching, and home care/elder care service industry personnel. Her professional journey culminated in her career as a respected bookkeeper.
Jawad Markzi is the team’s Administrative Ninja. He helps keep everyone connected. This he does from Morocco on-line leveraging his great enthusiasm, organization and communication skills in English, French and Arabic. He has education in business and excellent experience in several industries ensuring all client needs are met. He has some amazing musical skills; make sure you check him out on-line. Jawad is ready to support our team in making sure you get the best service experience.