Tara Kelly

Talent Associate

Tara first joined Keynote Group as an intern while completing her Human Resource Management Post Graduate certificate from Algonquin College, after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Ottawa. She then became a full-time member of the team as the first Talent Coordinator upon completing her schooling.

Tara quickly moved into the position of a Talent Associate; progressing from a supporting role, to managing her own Recruitment projects with small businesses within Ottawa. She emphasizes continuous communication, while utilizing multiple channels to find the right fit for both her clients and candidates. She is also the resident pop culture expert, a valued member of any pub-night trivia team.


We are proud to work with some exceptional companies in a wide variety of industries.

I've had the pleasure of working with Keynote on several different talent and HR initiatives. I have always been impressed by their approach, process and execution. I'd highly recommend working with Keynote and look forward to our future relationship.
Bruce Linton
Our company was very impressed with what Keynote had to offer in the way of recruitment, onboarding, coaching and follow-up. Additionally the caliber of candidates that were referred to us by Keynote were impressive leading us to make a great hire. We would recommend Keynote to any company.
Alex Cairns
HR Manager - EODC
I was lucky enough to work with James and the Keynote team on several occasions. I appreciate the work they do and do very well. I would strongly recommend using them for your hiring/search and onboarding needs.
Andrew Emmans