DRI Names Tom Clark as Partner

September 9, 2021

September 9, 2021

Solon, Ohio – Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, announced that Tom Clark has been promoted to Partner. He currently leads DRI’s Supply Chain & Logistics, Military Transition and Military Leadership Excellence practice areas. Tom also held leadership roles in DRI’s Contract Staffing business and was instrumental in aligning the permanent placement and contract staffing businesses to offer clients total, customized, performance-based recruiting solutions.

Tom joined DRI over six years ago after gaining extensive experience managing high growth, multi-division, multi-billion-dollar businesses. He is a former U.S. Army Captain and Airborne Ranger that led troops in combat in the global war on terrorism and served as a subject matter expert on logistics. Tom is the President of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Cleveland Roundtable and has been involved in Toastmasters International for many years. His unique background and experience help him to identify and deliver exceptional talent in the Supply Chain and Logistics space.

According to Dan Charney, President, “DRI is proud to name Tom Clark as our newest Partner. Tom is a great leader, motivator and has been a great asset to our team. With Tom’s leadership, we look forward to continued growth in our Supply Chain & Logistics practice area and DRI as a whole.”

To contact Tom Clark, 440-996-0874 / tclark@directrecruiters.com.

Direct Recruiters, Inc. is a Ten-Time NorthCoast 99 Award Winner

September 1, 2021

Solon, Ohio, Sept. 1, 2021 – Direct Recruiters, Inc. is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the tenth time that our organization has received the prestigious NorthCoast 99 Award, making us a Legacy winner! 

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program and event in its 23rd year that honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. “More than a business award or event, NorthCoast 99 is a yearlong research project that ERC established to help make our region a long-term destination of choice for companies and high-performing individuals. The data from this program helps employers stay current on organizational practices and understand what top performers want and need so they can be responsive,” said Samantha Marx, Member Service Director at ERC, who oversees the program. 

NorthCoast 99 winners participated in a rigorous application process that asked for detailed information on how their organization addresses top-performer attraction, development, and retention in the following areas: organizational strategy, policies, and benefits; talent attraction, acquisition, and onboarding; employee well-being; employee engagement and talent development; total rewards; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Dan Charney, President & CEO at Direct Recruiters, Inc. said, “We are thrilled to be ten-time winners of the NorthCoast 99 award! We strive to be named to this prestigious list each year, as we truly believe in building a culture that attracts and retains top-performing talent. We value our employees’ hard work and recognize that they are the key to our continued success, and this award is a credit to their dedication.” 

“Talent wins in today’s labor market. The NorthCoast 99 winners know this so they continue to build progressive and innovative HR practices and benefits to attract and retain the best and brightest. We’re thrilled to recognize the 2021 winning organizations and look forward to sharing their success stories,” said Kelly Keefe, President of ERC.  

The 2021 NorthCoast 99 Awards program is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; CareerCurve; Cleveland Magazine; ERChealth; Gino’s Awards; Impact Architects; Maloney + Novotny; Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis; Oswald Companies; Staffing Solutions Enterprises; UKG; and Wayfind Creative.  

About Direct Recruiters, Inc.
Since 1983, Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI) has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists top-tier organizations with recruiting, acquiring, and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. Visit us at www.directrecruiters.com and follow us on Twitter @DRI_Inc. 

About ERC 

Since 1920, ERC has provided people data and HR services to help leaders make better decisions. Through our certified HR advisors, we offer consultative services, compensation benchmarking and data, workplace polls and surveys, networking, and cost savings opportunities.  We also offer virtual and classroom instructor-led training, on-demand learning, individual and team assessments, one-on-one coaching, and employee engagement services. In addition, ERC sponsors the ERChealth insurance program for Ohio employers. Additional information about ERC and our services can be found at www.yourERC.com

CEO Confidential Podcast Features Dan Charney, DRI President & CEO

August 26, 2021

Dan Charney, President & CEO

Dan Charney, President & CEO at Direct Recruiters was recently a featured guest on CEO Confidential Podcast. He shared the journey from the tough economic climate of the 2000s to present day, and how he weathered the storm to strengthen DRI as a company, as well as his leadership style. Dan outlined the importance of “making mistakes faster,” focusing on good ideas, and being flexible in all business climates.

Hosted by Alex Gertsburg, Co-Managing Partner of Gertsburg Licata, CEO Confidential is a podcast about the good, the bad and the ugly of launching and growing a business. CEO Confidential regularly features CEOs and founders about their experiences, challenges, and triumphs as leaders.

To listen to the full episode, click here.

Direct Recruiters Named to the Inc. 5000 List

August 17, 2021

Direct Recruiter, Inc. is proud to announce that we been named to the Inc 5000 list. This will be the 7th time DRI has been bestowed this prestigious award. Inc 5000 is one of the most esteemed rankings of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list offers a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small businesses. DRI placed #2668 on the list (up from #3657 in 2020) with a 152% 3-year growth.

A comprehensive list of the Inc. 5000 results, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000/2021.

Dan Miller Named Partner at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

August 16, 2021

Solon, Ohio- Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce that Dan Miller has been named Partner. Dan successfully built and continues to grow DRI’s Label & Narrow Web and Flexography practice area by providing customized human capital solutions for leading companies in the industry.

Joining the team nearly eight years ago, Dan began in DRI’s contract staffing arm and then moved to the permanent placement arena, building the Label practice area. Dan excels in new business development, relationship facilitation, and connecting and acquiring top-tier talent for his clients. He brings extensive experience, passion, and drive to each search he executes.

According to Dan Charney, President, “We are excited to congratulate our newest Partner Dan Miller. Dan is extremely driven, dedicated and exemplifies DRI’s core values each day. We are proud of his achievements and looking forward to his continued contribution to DRI’s growth initiatives and goals.”

To contact Dan Miller, 440-996-0868 / dmiller@directrecruiters.com.

DRI Named to Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces for 2021

June 28, 2021

Direct Recruiters is honored to announce that we have been named in Plain Dealer’s Northeast Ohio Top Workplaces list for 2021! Based on employee surveys, Direct Recruiters was evaluated as one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio for the sixth time. We are ranked 35th in the small business division.

View the whole list here: https://www.cleveland.com/business/2021/06/see-the-full-list-of-northeast-ohios-175-top-workplaces-in-2021.html

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