a boutique recruiting agency

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Hello and a very Happy New Year,

What does the word boutique mean in the following sentence:

Offering feedback on Ms. Jordan's resume is Harry Joiner, founder of EcommerceRecruiter.com, a boutique recruiting agency in Atlanta that specializes in integrated marketing and new media.

Thank you for your time and help.
  • timpeac

    Senior Member
    English (England)
    Hello, salai

    I'd say it means small, specialised and focusing on individual customers. As, for example, in this thread: boutique hotel.
    I agree with Loob - although I'd add that I still find that a strange sentence outside of hotels and shops offering consumables such as clothes etc.
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