Careerminds Acquires Toombs to Expand Presence in Canada

April 09, 2024

NEW YORK (April 9, 2024)Careerminds, a leading provider of global outplacement, leadership, and career-development services, announced today the acquisition of Toombs, a highly regarded provider of outplacement services. Founded in 1990, Toombs has an impressive portfolio of clients in the oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, education, healthcare, and public sectors throughout Canada.

“Toombs joining forces with Careerminds is a perfect fit,” said Raymond Lee, President of Careerminds. “Over the last three decades, Toombs has built an impressive company that not only shares our commitment to providing outstanding customer and participant experiences, but also our passion for delivering industry-leading results. We’re excited about the Toombs business and our continued growth in Canada.”

“Toombs’ experienced team and loyal clients, coupled with Careerminds’ global capability and technology platform, offer a powerful combination,” said Mark Toombs, President of Toombs. “Together, we will make a significant impact in the Canadian marketplace.”


About Careerminds

Careerminds was founded in 2008 as a global provider of contemporary outplacement services. Careerminds combines cutting-edge AI job-search technology with personalized, one-on-one career coaching for all job levels in major markets around the world. Their modern approach allows the company to deliver industry-leading results including job seekers landing new jobs, on average, in less than 12 weeks. For more information, please visit


About Toombs

Toombs Inc., founded in 1990, is more than your average transactional outplacement firm. While delivering best-in-class individualized service, the company has built an impressive outplacement and development-coaching business, with a focus on unlimited support for the participants, and full transparency of results for their customers. At the same time, partnering with organizations to ease the stress on internal HR teams through intentionally personal, discreet, and tested methodologies is a key to success. For more information, please visit


Lisa Hagendorf
Centerpiece Public Relations

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