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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