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28 Jul 2017 - Advantage Resourcing Announces Executive Team Appointments

New COO and CFO Named

Norwood, MA, USA, July 28, 2017 – Geno Cutolo, Advantage Resourcing CEO, announced the expanding scope of current Chief Operating Officer at Staffmark, Yuichiro Miura to include Advantage Resourcing America, Inc.  Both Advantage Resourcing and Staffmark are part of the Recruit Group, one of the largest HR companies in the world.  Cutolo also assigned the Chief Financial Officer position with the same scope over both companies to Jennifer Prospero.  Current Advantage Resourcing CFO, Reiki Muratake will transition to the strategic role of VP Corporate Development.

Before Staffmark, Miura was a Company Partner of the Recruit Group, where he was a member of the board of directors of three Recruit companies. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer for Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd., the largest staffing firm in Japan. Miura has more than 22 years of staffing experience with an emphasis on performance management and strategy development. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan.

Prospero has more than 23 years of finance and accounting experience and has been with Staffmark since 2004.  She began her career at Staffmark as Controller before being promoted to Senior Vice President and Treasurer.  She holds a BS degree in business administration from Miami University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

 

About Staffmark

Staffmark is one of the largest staffing companies in the United States, and has been in business over 40 years. Recognized for its outstanding customer service, Staffmark has been named Best of Staffing for five years in a row. The company operates over 280 locations, providing staffing solutions across a comprehensive range of disciplines. In 2011, Staffmark became a part of the Recruit Group, one of the largest staffing firms in the world. To find out more about Staffmark, please go to staffmark.com.

 

About the Recruit Group

Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group creates and provides platforms that connect companies and consumers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the Group is operating a wide range of services, including HR technology, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing and others. The Group has more than 45,000 employees and operates in more than 60 countries. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.


28 Jul 2017 - Advantage Resourcing Announces Changes in U.S. and UK Executive Leadership

Hitoshi Motohara, Advantage Resourcing Chairman, announced leadership changes in Advantage Resourcing U.S. and UK operations effective July 29, 2017.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, USA, July 28, 2017 – Hitoshi Motohara, Advantage Resourcing Chairman, announced leadership changes in Advantage Resourcing U.S. and UK operations effective July 29, 2017.

To better leverage synergies of Recruit Holdings owned U.S. based companies (Advantage Resourcing and Staffmark), Motohara has put both companies under one CEO. To accomplish this, the scope of Staffmark CEO, Geno Cutolo will now also include U.S. based Advantage Resourcing operations. The current leadership teams for Advantage Resourcing North America, Advantage xPO U.S. and Atterro will now report directly to Cutolo. Former Advantage Resourcing CEO, Toshio Oka, transitioned from Recruit to perform the CEO role during key transition years. Recognized as an industry leader, Oka’s contributions were key to gains in both capability and efficiency.

The Advantage Resourcing divisions located in the United Kingdom will now be managed separately. Mike Brooksbank, the Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK. Advantage xPO UK, Crone Corkill, and Advantage Resourcing UK will now report to Deputy Chairman, Graeme Maude, who will continue his present responsibility of leading international staffing acquisition activities for Recruit Holdings Co, Ltd., as Managing Director of Developing International Staffing. Maude has over five years of leadership experience with Recruit and Advantage Resourcing companies and has previously served as Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK Staffing

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Staffmark

Staffmark is one of the largest staffing companies in the United States, and has been in business over 40 years. Recognized for its outstanding customer service, Staffmark has been named Best of Staffing for six years in a row. The company operates over 280 locations, providing staffing solutions across a comprehensive range of disciplines. Staffmark is part of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the largest staffing firms in the world.

To find out more about Staffmark, please go to staffmark.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group creates and provides platforms that connect companies and consumers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the Group is operating a wide range of services, including staffing, employment placement, HR technology, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, recruitment advertisement, and others. The Group has more than 45,000 employees and operates in more than 60 countries.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com.


23 May 2017 - Advantage Resourcing Among Forbes Top 10 Best Professional Search Firms

Advantage Resourcing is proud to be ranked as one of the top ten professional search firms in the U.S. according to Forbes. The list, released May 8, 2017, ranks Advantage Resourcing North America at number eight.

ADVANTAGE RESOURCING AMONG FORBES TOP 10 BEST PROFESSIONAL SEARCH FIRMS

NORWOOD, MA – May 23, 2017 –  Advantage Resourcing is proud to be ranked as one of the top ten professional search firms in the U.S. according to Forbes.  The list, released May 8, 2017, ranks Advantage Resourcing North America at number eight.

Forbes, working with analytics firm Statista, compiles the top scoring list of “America’s Best Professional Search Firms” from online surveys.  The surveys were collected from HR managers, job search candidates, placed employees and external recruiters (peer review).  HR managers, candidates and employees were required to have had experience with recruitment firms in the last three years.

President of Advantage Resourcing North America, Doug Dandurand, is honored by this recognition.  “Anytime the people you represent and your peers think enough of you to be recognized in this way; it is humbling. This is a great acknowledgment of the incredible work being done by our team to create opportunities for everyone we encounter.  We are all very proud of this.”

 The Forbes ranking marks the third time in 2017 that Advantage Resourcing has been recognized as a leader in the Staffing Industry.  Earlier this year Advantage Resourcing was named to Inavero’s Best of Staffing – Client list for the fifth consecutive year and to the Best of Staffing – Talent list. 

 To view the complete Forbes list visit https://www.forbes.com/best-professional-recruiting-firms/list/#tab:overall

 

About Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

 

 


11 May 2017 - Advantage xPO named to HRO TODAY’S MSP Baker`s Dozen list for the eighth consecutive year

Advantage xPO, the global workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing America Inc., was ranked seventh in HRO Today’s 2017 MSP Baker’s Dozen list.

CHICAGO, IL – May 11, 2017 – Advantage xPO, the global workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing America Inc., was ranked seventh in HRO Today’s 2017 MSP Baker’s Dozen list. The annual rankings were based on customer satisfaction survey results.  MSP providers were rated on three dimensions – quality of service, breadth of service, and size of deal – by the magazine’s proprietary ranking algorithm. 

“Advantage xPO is honored to be named to the Baker’s Dozen MSP list for the eighth consecutive year,” said Beth Roekle, President of Advantage xPO North America. “We are proud that our work ethic as a team continues to show our focus on customer service and exceeding our clients’ expectations.”

For more information on Advantage xPO’s leading MSP solutions, please visit us online at www.advantagexpo.com.


About Advantage xPO
Advantage xPO® represents the workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing. Delivering customized, strategic staffing solutions to global clients across a variety of industries, Advantage xPO is recognized as a leading player within the Managed Services Provider (MSP), Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Business Process Outsourcing markets. It has a solid reputation for pioneering leading-edge approaches to complex staffing initiatives. To learn more about our integrated approach to strategic workforce management, please visit us at www.advantagexpo.com

About Advantage Resourcing, Inc.
Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.  For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

08 May 2017 - Kristina Hayden Promoted to Senior Regional Vice Preident

Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced that Kristina Hayden has been promoted to Senior Regional Vice President.

NORWOOD, MA – May 8, 2017 –  Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced that Kristina Hayden has been promoted to Senior Regional Vice President.  In addition to her current responsibilities managing Advantage Resourcing’s West Commercial division in California and Colorado, Kristina will be responsible for expanding her geographic scope to include opportunities in Nevada and Utah.

Kristina joined Advantage Resourcing in 2010.  During her time with the Advantage, Kristina has demonstrated outstanding leadership; guiding her region through strategic improvements that included both structural and operational change management.  The result of these changes has created expanding, high-value relationships with both our clients and our Talent.

 

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.


21 Mar 2017 - Tom Hoffman Promoted to Regional Vice President

Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America, has announced that Tom Hoffman has been promoted to Regional Vice President.

TOM HOFFMAN PROMOTED TO REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

NORWOOD, MA – March 21, 2017 –  Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America, has announced that Tom Hoffman has been promoted to Regional Vice President.  In addition to his current responsibilities managing Advantage Resourcing’s West Technical division, Tom will be responsible for the North Central Commercial Staffing division currently covering Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Tom has over 25 years of successful leadership experience in a variety of staffing verticals, including managing branches throughout the United States and Asia.  In his current role, Tom has lead his team to consistent year-over-year success.  This success includes the expansion both Technical and Commercial Staffing Divisions in key markets.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.


22 Feb 2017 - Advantage Resourcing CEO Toshio Oka Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Staffing 100 North America” List

Staffing Industry Analysts selects individuals with a proven reputation for healthy competition and pushing the boundaries of excellence and innovation.

Advantage Resourcing CEO Toshio Oka Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Staffing 100 North America” List

NORWOOD, MA - 2/22/17 - Advantage Resourcing is pleased to announce that CEO, Toshio Oka has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2017 “Staffing 100 North America” list.

Staffing Industry Analysts selects individuals with a proven reputation for healthy competition and pushing the boundaries of excellence and innovation.  They look for leaders who “inspire others, including customers to go beyond traditional models of staffing.”

“We are glad to see Toshio Oka recognized for his dedication to quality and contribution to our industry,”  said Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America.  “He is a balanced leader, making sure our solutions are best for clients, talent, staff and our community.”

This is the third year in a row that Toshio has been recognized on the Top 100 list.  This shows consistency to quality and meaningful service delivery.  In other recent news, Advantage Resourcing received Innavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award and it’s RPO and MSP services company, Advantage xPO, was named to HRO’s Baker Dozen for the fifth consecutive year.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for automotive, engineering, IT, manufacturing, professional and supply chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

 


17 Feb 2017 - Judy Culpepper Joins Advantage Resourcing as Regional Vice President

Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced the addition of Judy Culpepper as Regional Vice President.

Judy Culpepper Joins Advantage Resourcing as Regional Vice President 

NORWOOD, MA – February 17, 2017 –  Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced the addition of Judy Culpepper as Regional Vice President.  In her role, Judy is responsible for leadership in operations and sales initiatives in the southeast US markets.

Judy’s greatest passion is building strong teams to drive market sales.  She started in the industry as a recruiter, then worked through territory sales, branch management and executive leadership positions. Judy’s proven results has been achieved by assembling a strong talent base and providing positive motivation for a competitive workforce.  Keeping long term relationships has been a instrumental to her industry success.  Prior to joining the Advantage Resourcing team, Judy started her career with the Lucas Group for 3 years and TRC Staffing for over 18 years. She holds a BA Degree from NC State University.  Judy currently resides in Woodstock, GA.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/


16 Feb 2017 - Advantage Resourcing Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award and 2017 Best of Staffing Talent Award

Advantage Resourcing, a leading provider of contingent, direct hire, and managed staffing services has won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award and Best of Staffing Talent Award for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers.

Advantage Resourcing Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award and 2017 Best of Staffing Talent Award

NORWOOD, MA - 2/16/17 - Advantage Resourcing, a leading provider of contingent, direct hire, and managed staffing services has won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award and Best of Staffing Talent Award for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, Clients of winning agencies are 2.5 times more likely to be completely satisfied compared to those working with non-winning agencies. The Talent of winning agencies are 3.6 times more likely to be completely satisfied. Award winners make up less than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada who earned the Best of Staffing Award for service excellence.

Focused on helping companies find the right people for their job opportunities, Advantage Resourcing received satisfaction scores of either a 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68.9% of their clients and 70.6% of their talent.  These ratings are significantly higher than the industry averages (29% clients and 47% talent). In achieving the qualifying threshold for the client award five years in a row, Advantage Resourcing is now receiving the Client Diamond Award.  The winners of this Award truly stand out for consistently exceeding expectations.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a group of Hire Thinking™, industry pioneers providing innovative workforce solutions for Automotive, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Professional and Supply Chain clients and candidates. Through the proper alignment of talent and companies, we create opportunity.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing®, please visit us at www.advantageresourcing.com.

About Inavero

Inavero administers more staffing agency client and talent satisfaction surveys than any other firm in the world. Inavero’s team reports on over 1.2 million satisfaction surveys from staffing agency clients and talent each year, and the company serves as the American Staffing Association’s exclusive service quality partner. 

About Inavero’s Best of Staffing

Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Award is the only award in the U.S. and Canada that recognizes staffing agencies that have proven superior service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and job candidates. Award winners are showcased by city and area of expertise on BestofStaffing.com – an online resource for hiring professionals and job seekers to find the best staffing agencies to call when they are in need.

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

 


04 Jan 2017 - Advantage Resourcing Promotes Becky Harris to Regional Vice President

Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced the promotion of Becky Harris (Houston, TX) to the role of Regional Vice President.

Advantage Resourcing Promotes Becky Harris to Regional Vice President

NORWOOD, MA – JANUARY 4, 2017 - Doug Dandurand, President of Advantage Resourcing North America has announced the promotion of Becky Harris (Houston, TX) to the role of Regional Vice President.  In her new role, Becky is now responsible for Commercial Staffing locations in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas along with the Technical Staffing locations in Texas and Florida.

Becky has been a highly successful leader serving the staffing needs in a variety of market segments.  Her 17-year career with Advantage Resourcing includes notable success supporting the wide-ranging needs of clients in the oil and gas industry.  Recently, her role has been expanded to cover additional geography and new market development.  Time-and-time-again Becky has proven to be a tremendous asset to our company, our clients and our talent. 

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage Resourcing is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets.

For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com.  

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

 


21 Sep 2016 - Advantage xPO named to HRO TODAY’S RPO Baker`s Dozen list for fifth consecutive year.

Advantage xPO, the global workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing America Inc., was ranked fourth in HRO Today’s 2016 RPO Baker’s Dozen, in the “Midsize Deal Providers” category.

Advantage xPO named to HRO TODAY’S RPO Baker`s Dozen list for fifth consecutive year.

CHICAGO, IL – September 19, 2016 – Advantage xPO, the global workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing America Inc., was ranked fourth in HRO Today’s 2016 RPO Baker’s Dozen, in the “Midsize Deal Providers” category. The annual rankings were based on customer satisfaction survey results of nearly 800 current RPO buyers from more than 360 companies. RPO providers were rated on three dimensions – quality of service, breadth of service, and size of deal – in the magazine’s proprietary ranking algorithm.

“Advantage xPO’s top-five ranking as a Mid-Tier RPO leader underscores the firm’s commitment to consistently delivering outstanding customer service,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise and publisher of HRO Today. “The industry is experiencing solid growth in the mid-tier market segment, and Advantage xPO clearly excels in providing RPO solutions specifically designed for mid-sized programs.”

“Advantage xPO is honored to be named to the Baker’s Dozen RPO list for the fifth straight year,” said Beth Roekle, President of Advantage xPO North America. “We are always focused on exceeding our clients’ expectations and are very proud that our hard work is reflected in this RPO industry recognition.”

For more information on Advantage xPO’s leading RPO solutions please visit us online at www.advantagexpo.com and click here to learn about HRO Today’s 2016 RPO Baker’s Dozen.


About Advantage xPO
Advantage xPO® represents the workforce solutions division of Advantage Resourcing. Delivering customized, strategic staffing solutions to global clients across a variety of industries, Advantage xPO is recognized as a leading player within the Managed Services Provider (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) markets. It has a solid reputation for pioneering leading-edge approaches to complex staffing initiatives. To learn more about our integrated approach to strategic workforce management, please visit us at www.advantagexpo.com

About Advantage Resourcing, Inc.
Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.
For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.


03 Aug 2016 - Leadership Transitions at Atterro, Inc.

Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka announced a transition in the leadership roles at Atterro, Inc.

Leadership Transitions at Atterro, Inc.

NORWOOD, MA, August 3, 2016 – Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka announced a transition in the leadership roles at Atterro, Inc. Greg Jensen has assumed the role of Executive Vice President (EVP) of Atterro effective July 1, 2016. Jensen brings over 20 years of industry experience to the role. Experience spanning multiple specialties that include IT, engineering, administrative, and light industrial. Greg joined Atterro in 2001, and prior to this promotion, he was senior vice president of the Pro Staff and Ware Technology Services, divisions of Atterro. 

Greg has taken over from Clay Morel, who has served as EVP since the sale of Atterro to Advantage Resourcing America in April 2015. Clay is now acting as an Advisor to ensure a successful transition of leadership. Clay has spent the last year assisting in the integration of Atterro as it joined the Advantage Resourcing Group of companies. Since the acquisition, the Atterro companies have continued to expand in scope, while gaining efficiencies in the support functions. Morel shared, “I am pleased to see Greg get this opportunity; he is a proven leader. This is the perfect succession plan.”

In his new position, Jensen will be responsible for executing and evolving Atterro’s vision, development, growth, and strategy.
About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.
For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.

About Atterro
Founded in 1982, Atterro offers Specialty Staffing and Contingent Workforce Solutions. Atterro matches people to jobs in every business category, through five specialty brands: Digital People for creative, interactive and marketing, Hunter Hamilton for finance and accounting, Pro Staff for administrative and light industrial, Ware Technology Services for engineering and Technical ProSource for information technology. For more information on Atterro, please go to www.atterro.com


01 Jul 2016 - Advantage Resourcing names President of Advantage Resourcing North America

CEO of Advantage Resourcing America Inc. Toshio Oka names Doug Dandurand as President of Advantage Resourcing North America.

Advantage Resourcing names President of Advantage Resourcing North America

NORWOOD, MA – July 1, 2016 – CEO of Advantage Resourcing America Inc. Toshio Oka names Doug Dandurand as President of Advantage Resourcing North America. Mr. Dandurand joined Advantage Resourcing in June 2013, recently serving on the leadership team as Executive Vice President of the Technical Staffing Division.

Toshio Oka shares "I am excited to give this opportunity to Doug, he is a proven leader within the organization.  Doug will build on our strength, as we leverage industry focused success and work to shape next generation leaders."

Doug has had several progressive career steps since joining Advantage Resourcing as Senior Vice President of the Engineering Division. In 2014 the IT and Technology Lifecycle Services Divisions were added to his responsibilities and in January 2016, he was promoted to Executive Vice President reporting to Toshio Oka, CEO of Advantage Resourcing.  As President, Dandurand will be responsible for the continued growth and profitability of all the Advantage Resourcing staffing units in North America, including Professional, Technical, and Commercial services.   Doug has over 20 years of industry experience with executive level leadership in a broad range of staffing disciplines.  

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1960, Recruit is a leading information services and human resources company in Japan. Through a wide range of services, the Recruit Group is focused on a variety of areas, including recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. The Recruit Group has more than 38,000 employees and operates all over the world.

For more information on Recruit, please visit http://www.recruit-rgf.com/.


15 Jan 2016 - Advantage Resourcing CEO Toshio Oka Assumes Additional Role in North America

Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka announces the expansion of his role.

Advantage Resourcing CEO Toshio Oka Assumes Additional Role in North America

NORWOOD, MA, January 15, 2016 – Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka announces the expansion of his role to include, President of Advantage Resourcing North America.  Effective immediately, he will be assuming the additional responsibilities of former President and Board Member, Mark Marheineke. 

The North America Group has concentrations in Technical, Information Technology, Light Industrial and Administrative Services across 110+ offices in 25 states.  There are no additional changes anticipated at this time.


01 Jul 2015 - Advantage Resourcing names Beth Roekle as President of Advantage xPO, North America

Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka is pleased to announce promotion of Beth Roekle to President, Advantage xPO North America.

Advantage Resourcing names Beth Roekle as President of Advantage xPO, North America.

NORWOOD, MA, July 1, 2015 – Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka is pleased to announce promotion of Beth Roekle to President, Advantage xPO North America

Beth Roekle joined Advantage xPO in 2011 as Vice President of Operations. As President of Advantage xPO, North America in 2015, Beth will report to Mr. Toshio Oka, CEO of Advantage Resourcing.  Roekle is responsible for delivery management, growth and expansion for the xPO business in North America.

A member of the HRO Today Services and Technology Association’s Regional Board of Advisors, Beth was named a “2014 Provider Superstar” in the Recruiting and Talent Acquisition category.  

Prior to joining Advantage xPO, Beth was Vice President of Operations for PeopleScout (a division of TrueBlue, Inc.).  She holds a J.D. from DePaul University and a B.A. from Northwestern University.


01 Jul 2015 - Advantage Resourcing names Mike Brooksbank as Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK and Advantage xPO UK

Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Brooksbank to Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK and Advantage xPO UK.

Advantage Resourcing names Mike Brooksbank as Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK and Advantage xPO UK

NORWOOD, MA, July 1, 2015 – Advantage Resourcing America Inc. CEO, Toshio Oka is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Brooksbank to Managing Director of Advantage Resourcing UK and Advantage xPO UK.

As Managing Director of the combined UK operations, Mike will report to Mr. Toshio Oka, CEO of Advantage Resourcing.  Brooksbank will be responsible for the strategic and operational development of these UK divisions.  

Previously, Mike served as Strategic Accounts Director for Advantage Resourcing UK (2004 – 2015), responsible for the development of key strategic clients within the defense, aerospace and IT infrastructure. Mike has been in the recruiting industry since 1992, working in roles ranging from Operations, Contracts and Group Manager.

Brooksbank has a BA in Economic Policy from the University of Hull and an MA in Economics from the University of Exeter


28 Apr 2015 - Advantage Resourcing Acquires Atterro, Inc.

Chairman, Hitoshi Motohara is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire a 100% interest in Atterro, Inc. Atterro is a provider of specialty staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and contingent worker solutions in the US.

Advantage Resourcing Acquires Atterro, Inc.

NORWOOD, MA, April 28, 2015 – Advantage Resourcing America Inc. Chairman, Hitoshi Motohara is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire a 100% interest in Atterro, Inc. Atterro is a provider of specialty staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and contingent worker solutions operating under the brands: Digital People, Hunter Hamilton, Pro Staff, Blue Edge RPO, Ware Technology Services and Technical ProSource. Atterro collectively has 40 locations located throughout the central United States.  

According to Toshio Oka, CEO of Advantage Resourcing, “The acquisition of Atterro (projecting $250+ million in annual revenue), will be an integral step toward the expansion goals of the Advantage Group.  The Atterro brands are strong and its locations complement the existing Advantage footprint. Combined we will have over 190 locations in North America.”

Clay Morel, CEO of Atterro Inc., will be remaining in a key leadership role of Atterro, working with Toshio Oka. Morel shares, “We felt the culture was right, especially Advantage’s focus on people.  Joining the Advantage Group will provide Atterro opportunities to expand our client base and our services on a national and global footprint.”  

About Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan, specializing in multiple human capital management services including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Master Service Provider (MSP) in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Advantage is a leader in providing talent in Design and Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Skilled Trades, Clerical and Light Industrial skill sets. For more information about Advantage Resourcing® please visit us at: www.advantageresourcing.com

About Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1960 and publicly held, Recruit is a leading provider of integrated human resource services. According to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2013 Global Staffing Ranking, Recruit is the fifth largest staffing firm in the world. Recruit is also involved in marketing and promotional services, providing information for consumers in the form of magazines, internet, and mobile media. For more information on Recruit, please go to www.recruit-rgf.com

About Atterro
Founded in 1982, the Atterro Human Capital Group offers Specialty Staffing, Contingent Workforce Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. Atterro matches people to jobs in every business category, through six specialty brands: Digital People for creative, interactive and marketing, Hunter Hamilton for finance and accounting, Pro Staff for administrative and light industrial, Blue Edge RPO for recruitment process outsourcing, Ware Technology Services for engineering and Technical ProSource for information technology.  For more information on Atterro, please go to www.atterro.com




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