Rich Peterson has over 15 years experience in strategic positions within the recruitment industry.He has partnered with companies in both the private and public sectors on all levels of recruitment and staffing.
Rich’s industry knowledge, strong work ethic (just ask any of his clients), organizational skills, and focus on integrity, confidentiality, and strong personal relationships are the key attributes that have enabled him to be successful in the industry.
Rich believes that the industry landscape is always changing, and that well-managed companies require talented leaders who can successfully manage change in order to gain new sales, improve operations, and drive profits higher.
Rich Peterson is the Managing Partner of RecruitCom, a 15-year-old Executive Search firm headquartered in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining RecruitCom, Rich has been on every side of the recruitment and selection equation as he has worked extensively for the national recruitment ad agencies, media, and corporate human resources for the past 27 years. Prior to joining the Recruitment and Employee Communications industry, Rich was the Recruitment Advertising Manager at The Washington Times and a corporate recruitment practitioner with Fannie Mae and Computer Data Systems.
Rich has been an active member in the regional and national leadership of SHRM, Society for Human Resources Management. Rich was the Chairman of SHRM/EMA national Conference in Washington, DC. He has also been a national speaker on several recruitment related topics as well as published in industry magazines and periodicals.
Think of Rich as the ultimate dichotomy. He owns a pre-revolutionary War home, yet he is attracted to everything new in high technology products and services.
Rich's greatest wish is for someone to invent a high-speed, microprocessor-based electronic paint scraper to fit six inch clapboards.
At times, his play time interests are diverse and unusual, but he always remains focused on the business ball.
Rich looks forward to serving your recruitment needs.
We posture companies to attract and retain talent by leveraging various marketing communication vehicles and search efforts.
Chief Information Officer: James Peterson
James has been in the technology arena for over 17 years. James has developed complex databases serving the research oriented community. These databases have recorded and tracked the data on thousands of subjects.
James uses the internet to research and develop data to advance RecruitCom's mission. With a Masters of Science in Computer Science , James has learned a lot about different searching strategies.
James continues to help RecruitCom leverage technology and uses the Web as a source for locating the profiles and resumes of potential candidates. Attracting A-level talent via the Internet is a complex and ever-changing role with online recruiting. There is simply no question that to attract star talent in today's marketplace, the Internet has become a mandatory sourcing tool. Navigating this world is a constant and complicated endeavor. The Internet is a fragmented medium with new products and services popping up daily. It requires a strategic and systematic approach. James assists in cutting through clutter to develop effective online strategies and results.