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Since 1983, Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI) has been recognized as the relationship-focused executive search firm that assists top-tier organizations with recruiting, acquiring, and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions.

DRI takes the time to get to know their clients and only presents those candidates who have been fully vetted and are the best fit for skills, experience and culture.

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Direct Recruiters, Inc. makes the recruiting process easy and quick. Its goal is to locate and recruit qualified candidates in an expedient manner.

The firm’s professional team of Senior Recruiters and Research Associates will provide you with a consultative team approach carried out in 5 phases: Strategy, Recruitment, Implementation, Closure, and Follow-up.

Throughout its 5-phase process, the firm works closely with clients and candidates alike to ensure an efficient, effective and positive experience.

Solutions And Expertise

Since 1983, Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI) has been recognized as the relationship-focused executive search firm that assists top-tier organizations with recruiting, acquiring, and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Career Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Recruitment Research
Industries
Functions
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Direct Recruiters Integrates with Sister Company Direct Consulting Associates

Solon, OH-based Direct Recruiters Inc. (DRI), an executive recruitment firm, has announced an integration with its sister company, Direct Consulting Associates. The integration is designed to provide project-based, professional staffing and consulting support to Direct Recruiters’ client base. Direct Consulting Associates currently provides recruiting services to the hospital IT and general IT space. Moving forward, the

Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.8 Percent

Employers added only 20,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. Wall Street analysts had expected an increase of about 165,000. The January gain is the 101st consecutive month of job growth. The number of unemployed people currently stands

Direct Recruiters Names Partners

Solon, OH-based Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, has appointed Cherie Shepard, Jason Herbert and Norm Volsky as partners. The search firm said that all three have “demonstrated leadership, dedication, integrity and a standard of excellence within the search industry.” “Speaking on behalf of the existing partners, we are thrilled to congratulate Cherie, Jason and Norm,”

Top 5 Reasons Why the Job Market will Flourish in 2019

The U.S. is looking toward its 100th straight month of job gains when the January Labor Report comes out on Friday. Many observers say that the pace of growth, with an average of more than 200,000 jobs created each month, is unsustainable. Some are even predicting a recession before 2020. But that is far from

Press Releases

Direct Recruiters Announces Integration with Sister Company Direct Consulting Associates

Solon, Ohio, May 1, 2019 – Direct Recruiters, Inc (DRI), Ohio-based global provider of customized recruiting and retention solutions across over 25 vertical industries and functional areas has announced an integration with its sister company Direct Consulting Associates. The integration is designed to provide project-based, professional staffing and consulting support to Direct Recruiters’ client base.

Cherie Shepard, Jason Herbert and Norm Volsky Named Partners at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

FEBRUARY 17, 2018, Solon, Ohio- Direct Recruiters, Inc – (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce that Cherie Shepard, Jason Herbert, and Norm Volsky have been named Partners at Direct Recruiters, Inc. All three have demonstrated leadership, dedication, integrity and a standard of excellence within the search industry. Cherie Shepard began at DRI over 10 years

Direct Recruiters Celebrating 35 Years in Business Still Growing Strong Since 1983

SOLON, OHIO, February 6, 2017 – Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search Firm, is proud to announce their 35th Anniversary. They plan on a full year of celebrations to show appreciation for their clients, employees, and vendors. Founded in 1983, DRI started as an employment agency serving the local Cleveland, OH market. Over time, DRI evolved

DRI Welcomes Laurie Bradley as Director of Vehicle Technology

CLEVELAND, OH, November 27, 2017 – DRI is pleased to announce that Laurie Bradley has joined them as their Director of Vehicle Technology. Based in Detroit, Michigan, Laurie is responsible for expanding the Vehicle Technology practice area to additional cities across North America through her expertise in designing customized talent management solutions. “We are thrilled to have

DRI Named a NorthCoast 99 Company for 6th Time

CLEVELAND, OH, August 23, 2017 —DRI is proud to announce that they have been recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work 2017.  DRI is now a six-time recipient of this award. “We are honored to receive the prestigious NorthCoast 99 award again this year,” said Dan Charney, DRI President &

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