The York Companies Launches Site, New Business Model for Professional Recruiting

Regional staffing firm expands customer base, specialties to reach executive-level clientele

Aug 01, 2013, 15:28 ET from The York Companies

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The York Companies, Inc. a full-service staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Louisville, KY, has recently expanded its focus in the recruiting and professional staffing industry to match high-level executives and professionals with reputable companies from a variety of industries.

For more than 30 years, The York Companies has focused its business model primarily on temp-to-hire placements and staffing light industrial candidates. By gaining traction in the professional marketplace and earning spots on the Louisville "Fast 50" list, a designation of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Greater Louisville region, The York Companies has expanded its offerings in the executive recruiting, permanent placement, and project staffing categories. As such, York Professional is now the official professional services branch of York Companies. 

"We are excited about expanding our service offerings within the professional services market segment," stated Chris Tolley, Executive Vice President of the York Companies. "These services fit into York's vision of matching top talent with reputable employers. Not only have we increased our service delivery organization to recruit successfully in all disciplines of a client from technology, to sales, to C-level positions, but York is now well-positioned to provide customized services to achieve the improved hiring results and cost savings our clients require."

Working from the same principles as its commercial staffing side, York Professional is passionate about helping candidates discover their passions, and find a job or project that pays them for their passion.

"York is in the people business," stated Rob Gassman, President of York Companies. "We exist to enable the individuals and organizations we serve to reach their potential. This core principle will no doubt drive our professional services growth just as it has helped us build a reputable, growing company for the last 30 years."

By specializing in permanent placement and contract-based professionals, York Professional provides candidates with a marketing partner and works with them in a confident, secure environment. At its core, York values privacy and adheres to strict confidentiality agreements between its recruiters and its candidates.

"We are dedicated to providing specialized service to each client," stated Molley Ricketts, Director of Professional Services of York Companies. "Our experience is designing and executing comprehensive, customized, and cost effective recruitment solutions based on best practice processes for world-class organizations in a variety of industries. In our view, that's the only way to deliver, whether it's project driven or an end-to-end solution."

About The York Companies
The York Companies, Inc. was founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1979. Over the past 33 years, the company has grown into a full-service staffing, recruiting, and professional services firm with locations in Louisville and Shepherdsville, KY, Jeffersonville, IN, and Murfreesboro, TN. For commercial staffing services, visit York Companies. For professional search and project staffing services, visit York Professional.

Media Contact: Molley Ricketts, York Professional, 877-451-7766,

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