Direct Recruiters Named to Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces for 2019

June 17, 2019

Direct Recruiters is pleased to be named to the Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces list for 2019! For the fourth year, Direct Recruiters was evaluated as one of the best place to work based on surveys from Energage. Direct Recruiters ranked 6th in the small business division. View the whole list here:

Direct Recruiters Makes Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Recruiters List

May 13, 2019

Direct Recruiters is honored to be named to Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Recruiters list. Hunt Scanlon presents this list annually to showcase the largest, fastest growing executive search firms in the United State. The list is compiled by Hunt Scanlon reporters and analysts who have researched each firm in depth.

Please view the downloadable PDF with the entire listing.

Direct Recruiters Announces Integration with Sister Company Direct Consulting Associates

May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

Solon, Ohio- 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.

Direct Consulting Associates currently is a national leader in the Hospital IT and General IT search and staffing space. They also were honored by Forbes as one of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms in both 2018 and 2019.

Moving forward, the companies will be known as Direct Recruiters Inc.

Dan Charney, President of Direct Recruiters said “In order to truly provide our clients with customized solutions we must offer flexible contract staffing in addition to executive and professional search. Our sister company has been a leader in this space for close to ten years. Also, because of Direct Consulting Associates’ track record in supporting leading hospitals in the USA from an IT perspective, there are many synergies with our current Healthcare IT search practice that we will now be positioned to further capitalize on.”

The two companies combine to employ over sixty recruiters and support professionals. The integration adds additional resources that will focus on meeting the needs of today’s challenging employment market for highly skilled talent.

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Contact Managing Partner, Frank Myeroff: 440-996-0051 or Features Robert Cohn, Managing Partner

April 29, 2019
Robert Cohn, Managing Partner

On April 26, 2019, Robert Cohn, Managing Partner’s latest article was featured on He outlined Amazon’s recent push for remote workers and then went on to explain how companies can implement their own remote work across all industries.

Read the full article, “Amazon is Hiring Over 3,000 Remote Workers: Here’s How You Can Implement Remote Work,” here.

Nick Saddleton Named DRI’s March Employee of the Month

April 3, 2019

DRI is glad to announce our March Employee of the Month, Nick Saddleton! Nick is an Executive Recruiter on the Automation, Robotics and Controls teams. He is a very diligent worker and completed all of his goals for the quarter, in addition to regularly helping out his team. As someone who exemplifies all of our core values, we are happy to honor Nick with our March Employee of the Month Award!

Direct Recruiters Appoints New Partners

February 12, 2019

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

February 12, 2019

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 ago and currently directs the Packaging, Processing & Material Handling teams. She is known for her ability to quickly comprehend clients’ unique needs and identify high caliber talent in her industry. Cherie demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and serves as a positive role model for women in business. Cherie founded the Direct Companies’ women’s group to support women in professional development, wellness, philanthropy, and more.

For over 14 years, Jason Herbert has been building lasting client and candidate relationships with professionals in the Packaging, Processing & Material Handling industries. He is committed to partnering with top organizations to fill executive and professional positions including sales, marketing and engineering. As Practice Leader, Jason displays leadership, hard work and dedication to DRI’s processes and values. In 2016, Jason was named DRI’s Recruiter of the Year, a prestigious award for the top producer in the company.

Norm Volsky joined DRI first as an intern in 2011. As Practice Leader of Digital Health, Norm’s main objective is to complete each search successfully while providing a positive experience for both clients and candidates in the healthcare IT industry. He consistently leads by example and is an excellent mentor to newer team members. Norm’s exceptional communication and leadership skills will serve him in his new role as Partner at DRI.

According to Dan Charney, President, “Speaking on behalf of the existing Partners we are thrilled to congratulate Cherie, Jason and Norm. All three exemplify our four core values and demonstrate leadership to our team each day. Their expertise and dedication to the industry will continue to drive the DRI team towards long-term success.”

To contact Cherie Shepard, 440-996-0582 /

To contact Jason Herbert, 440-996-0591 /

To contact Norm Volsky, 440-996-0059 /