On a daily basis, DRI's automation recruiters and automation executive search specialists work with leading clients and top candidates within the industrial automation space. Below are top reviews and testimonials that highlight the success of working with DRI Automation recruiters.

S.K., Solutions Engineer | Candidate

“Joe, A fantastic recruiter to work with. Very honest and followed up thoroughly and made sure I am addressed well before, during and after the entire process of placement. Great, Definitely recommend DRI!”

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N.S. | Client

“Andrew is very quick with candidates, and they are a good fit for the role. Andrew is very aggressive, I like that. Andrew is fast and effective.”

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T.G., Account Manager | Candidate

“I get calls from recruiters nearly every day but when Andrew called, I knew I had to at least listen. We have been in contact with each other for a few years, he would call about certain openings but at…

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MaryCay Copeland, HR Manager, Benshaw / Unico | Client

“Andrew and Dave are very good at what they do. They are always on top of everything! Andrew is very good at following up and stay on track with candidates. Andrew is very proactive and has a very quick turnaround…

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Kevin Rice, National Sales Manager, Benshaw / Unico | Client

“The first candidate Andrew sent was the right fit for what we needed. All the recruiters were very good -understanding what is needed, quickly getting the right candidate, setting up the calls, and following up. Good Job.”

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S.K. – Candidate

“Timothy is a professional! As a recruiter, he is an excellent liaison between the candidate and the company hiring. Having had much HR experience directly, he is good at explaining the opportunity and all that it entails. I recommend him…

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N.C. – Candidate

“DRI contacted me about a very unique position that I otherwise would never have found or thought would be in my wheelhouse. I could tell from the initial communication that they had worked very diligently with the hiring team to…

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D.B- Candidate

“Dave was very supportive along the way of finding me different opportunities, and was helpful in describing the types of roles available and his honest opinion about the companies. Working with DRI was extremely helpful. They are a wonderful service…

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J.F. – Candidate

“I was placed by DRI at my current job, and I have been extremely happy with my experience. The DRI team has a deep understanding of the job market. They were able to quickly identify my skills and experience and…

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G.H. – Candidate

“I quit my job with no backup plan. Usually a foolish decision, but I found DRI in my corner. In under a month, they found me a new role with significantly better pay and benefits. I am loving the new…

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A.Z. – Candidate

“DRI listened to the goals I had as a sales executive and made sure that I found a role that fit those requirements. The team at DRI was always attentive and able to answer any questions I had to the…

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L.C. – Candidate

“Tim was incredibly helpful throughout the process, communicative about each step along the way, and in general made applying for my position painless.”

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Matt Nemeth, Director of Sales, E+E Elektronik Corp

“DRI provided regular updates regarding their search along with candidate resumes. We were able to collaborate on a regular basis to ensure the right candidates were being targeted. This helped find the right candidate quickly. I have worked with DRI…

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Tom Malloy, Automation & Robotics Solutions, Bluebay Automation

“The candidate Dave found is a perfect fit for the position. Dave was in constant contact through the hiring process. Excellent job by Dave and DRI to fill several positions at BlueBay. BlueBay has several more positions to fill by the…

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T.L. – Candidate

“Joe is fantastic to work with! He does his homework, makes the proper connections and keeps you engaged and informed throughout the process. Working with him is like working with someone you’ve known your entire life and he works his…

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B.V. – Candidate

“It’s always a pleasure to work with Joe. He is very thorough in his research and understanding of the roles he puts forward. He is definitely not one to put forward opportunities if it’s not a good match for either…

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N.E. – Candidate

“Joe was helpful in identifying an opportunity for me, listened to my concerns and helped me think through the process of making a career move. I appreciate the opportunity he has presented to me and look forward to my success…

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B.H. – Candidate

“Joe was a joy to work with! He was prompt in answering my questions, easy to communicate with, & helpful throughout the whole interview process. I felt genuinely heard when I expressed my concerns regarding my career path & he…

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Alex Holzhausen, Strategic Account Manager – Rockwell Automation

“Joe is a sincere, honest, and overall great guy to work with. He always makes sure he’s available for candidates to ask questions and is committed to positioning them for success, so that your very best self shines through throughout…

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G.D. – Candidate

“I never had the opportunity to work with a recruiter before however, Dave Bevington set the bar for sure.  His attention to detail, well established relationships and knowledge of where to “Plug In” candidates is outstanding.  Dave is a true…

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I.S. – Candidate

“It was a great experience working with Joe. He understood my background and my ambitions at grass root level, and was able to quickly match my profile with a robotics design engineer position, all the while offering exceptional communication and…

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C.F. – Candidate

“The DRI team should be on the short list for those who are looking to recruit talent. They are genuinely committed to making both companies and candidates successful. Through clear and constant communication, DRI recruiters make sure that everyone feels…

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E.B. – Candidate

“Dave was outstanding to work with. He gave me clear guidance and communication on what to do throughout the process. His patience and calm demeanor kept me in check during the inevitable bumps that happen during a recruitment. With Dave’s…

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Tim Howell, Candidate

“What a great experience it was working with Joe. After understanding my background and career ambitions, he was able to quickly match me with a “perfect match” position, all the while offering exceptional communication and guidance throughout the entire process.…

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Andy Blankemeier, Candidate

“Joe did an amazing job during my recruiting process. He helped prepare me for the interviews and had good talking points to emphasize with the the hiring manager. He was knowledgeable about the process and was a great resource to…

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Michael White, Candidate

“Joe is very good at what he does. He not only found me the job I have wanted my entire career but followed up throughout the entire process. He is very easy to talk with and always works to get the answers for…

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Frank Connor, Candidate

“Joe was fantastic during my interview process. He took the time to understand my background and experience to guide me to my new position. I would recommend Joe to anyone looking for a recruiter who will have their best interests at heart.”

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D.P. – Candidate

“I am certainly grateful for Dave’s expertise in helping me connect with the right company for my career. Recruiting today is tough. Dave delivered the value of industry experience and networking.”

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S.G. – Candidate

“It has been an absolute pleasure working with Dave Bevington at DRI. As somebody who does not have a lot of interviews under his belt, having spent almost the entirety of my career with one company, I have found Dave’s…

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D.C. – Candidate

It’s been great working with Dave Bevington and the DRI team! Given my resume along with our initial discussions regarding my current situation, career goals, and aspirations Dave and Daniel found a perfect opportunity for me in a new company.…

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Kyle Kraudy, General Manager – Conductix-Wampfler Group

“Steadfast is how I would describe DRI. I had the opportunity to work with DRI in filling a sales position. DRI’s continued and constant attention was crucial in finding the right candidate. I greatly appreciate the diligence in finding quality…

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Gerald Willis, Product Manager of Nuvo & On-Q Audio at Legrand, North America

“I’ve had a habit of ignoring notes from recruiters in the past. However, with DRI’s area of expertise, I thought a conversation might be interesting and responded to their first note. We had a great first chat and I finished…

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Rick Ho, Director of Sales at Driving Success

“I highly recommend DRI’s services. Great coaching, advice and encouragement through the whole application process. I have recommended them to both candidates and employers. They treat their people like gold. We were complete strangers when DRI contacted me but they…

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Justin O’Connor, Product Marketing Manager, Install and Rental at Bose Corporation

“The DRI team is passionate and dedicated. They worked diligently through the entire process of matching me to an employer’s position, advocating on my behalf, guiding me, coaching me, supporting me, and closing the deal with the employer. I have…

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Steve Protz, Candidate

“Top Notch Recruiters. Having spent a number of years in the field, I tend to expect more from the recruiters I work with. DRI was heads above the ones I had talked and worked with. They were not just about…

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James Burns, Candidate

“I was so fortunate to connect with DRI! Within minutes of messaging their team, they introduced me to 5 opportunities that were all great fit. By the next day I had two phone interviews set up. I can’t say enough…

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Taylor Smith, National Account Manager at SICK

“The DRI team has incredible recruiters who genuinely have their clients’ best interests at heart. During the course of my job search the DRI team was resourceful, hard-working, technically inclined, and incredibly supportive throughout the process. I feel fortunate to…

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Franco DeBlasio, CEO – Clear Automation

“Working with DRI’s Direct Retention program and services exceeded my expectations. What I was most pleased with was the fact that DRI did not inundate me with candidates. They kept me out of the process until the very end. At…

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J.B. – Candidate

“DRI might be the most professional group I’ve ever worked with; and when we will be growing and hiring, DRI will be my first call when that time comes.”

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I.G. – Candidate

It has been a pleasure working with Mr. Dave Bevington, having connected with Dave mid 2016, he helped me through a process with which I had become unfamiliar. Specificity, finding a career opportunity with a high–tech company. Dave (with great professionalism)…

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A.A. – Candidate

I need to say that the help I got from you guys was amazing, every time that I went on an interview, I felt fully prepared. It was a really big difference compared to the other recruiters I have worked…

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A.R. – Candidate

My experience with the process Dave used to set my current position up was great. I couldn’t have asked for a better way to migrate into another position. I’d say that everything Dave did from setting up the interview to…

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C.L. – Candidate

Dave Bevington was unlike any recruiter who had contacted me in the past. His level of engagement throughout the interview process surpassed my expectations. The advice and coaching he provided helped me to achieve a high level of success and…

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Z.G. – Candidate

I’m really happy with my new position. As far as Direct Recruiters involvement in the overall interviewing process, everything was top notch. I felt very prepared for every step of the process. You guys were amazing. No complaints here.

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E.S. – Candidate

Dave is highly professional and cordial, always very quick to reply, and he keeps you in the loop as events occur. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone seeking the help of a professional recruiter. I also hope to…

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K.N. – Candidate

“Working with Dave been outstanding and unexpected. He has added a strong level of value through his willingness to be direct, high attentional to detail and responsiveness, and overall professionalism. He has totally changed my opinion of recruiters!”

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Jenny Arbino – HR Director, Balluff

“The DRI Automation team met all expectations whenever we worked together… primarily because they were so thorough up front.  I was most pleased that DRI took the time to get to know Balluff and our team… even came down to…

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K.S. – HR Manager for Global Automation Manufacturer

“The Direct Recruiters team always provides us with very qualified candidates.  I am certainly impressed with their ability to hone in on specific skills sets especially when it comes to filling niche roles. In addition, they provide a summary of…

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Brian Michael – Regional Sales Manager, Balluff

“DRI did a good job for my searches.  We have been very pleased with the candidate we hired with their help thus far.  I was most happy with the follow-up they provided to ensure we got the hiring process moved…

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Eric Langhorst – Western Zone Manager, WAGO

“Trying to hire for our company is a challenging thing; the DRI team have consistently given us good candidates and helped in finding people who are not necessarily finding us.  I was happy that not only were they engaged and…

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