January 25, 2021 – Solon, OH-based Direct Recruiters Inc. (DRI) has appointed Matthew Cohen as partner. He is practice leader of energy and sustainability and HVAC/R. “We are proud to congratulate Matthew Cohen on his new appointment to partner,” said Dan Charney, president. “His hard work and dedication to Direct Recruiters has been and will continue to be an important part of our aggressive growth initiatives, and we thank him for his commitment to our team. We look forward to seeing what Matthew accomplishes in his new role as partner.”
Mr. Cohen began at Direct Recruiters over eight years ago and has started and expanded the energy and sustainability and HVAC/R practices. “He brings enthusiasm and leadership to his practice and thrives when assisting both clients and candidates in reaching their maximum potential,” the executive search firm said. “Matthew adheres to Direct Recruiters’ core values and has consistently been a part of training, development and mentorship initiatives for the company.”
DRI has been in business for over 35 years, providing customized employment solutions for clients, working in over 25 vertical markets. Since 1983, the firm has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm specializing in building customized employment solutions. Its team offers contingency search, contract staffing and retained “Direct Retention” search to source, identify, acquire and retain top-performing professionals that elevate the success of its client organizations.
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DRI backs up its executive searches with a retention guarantee of its placements for one to two years. Direct Retention, as the firm calls its new product offering, revolves around a thorough evaluation of candidates by DRI as well as expert independent partners. “When a client is looking to fill a key position, not only do we recruit, interview, acquire, and provide the traditional services, we take it to the next level and offer a full solution using data and analytics to ensure the right fit and retention,” said Mr. Charney.
DRI recently named Kasey Fahey Kaiser and Josh Olgin as partners. “Both have been dedicated, top-performing members of our team, and have exemplified our core values throughout their years at DRI,” the firm said. Ms. Fahey Kaiser began at DRI over seven years ago and has played an integral role in the success of the healthcare IT, payer/health plan software and life sciences practices. Mr. Olgin joined DRI in 2010, providing the firm with 10 years of high-level recruiting within the robotics and automation industries. As director of robotics, “he is known for his dedication, tenacity, and building strategic partnerships with both clients and candidates across the industry,” the firm said.
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