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3/13/14

Ratliff & Taylor was one of twelve firms honored for outstanding business development efforts in 2013 at the Career Partners International Annual Conference. Sr. VP of Career Transition Nada Norval was also honored for her exceptional leadership, innovation, and motivation. Her hard work is certainly appreciated around here. Congratulations Nada! Read the full story here: http://www.cpiworld.com/news-events/career-partners-international-hosts-annual-global-meeting-2

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Career Partners International Starts 2014 with Additional Office Locations

Career Partners International announces the addition of new office locations in Finland, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Cleveland, OH (2/13/2014)– Career Partners International, the world’s largest global provider of outplacement services and talent management solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of new office locations in Finland, Italy and the United Kingdom.  The addition of these locations expands the firm’s global footprint to more than 220 offices in 48 countries.  

ISG Finland Ltd of Finland, Uomo e Impresa of Italy, plus Working Transitions and qv career counsel of the United Kingdom join the 71 equity owners of Career Partners International.

“It’s an exciting time for us and our clients,” shared David P. Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International.  “Ensuring our clients have access to local expertise in career transition and talent management services around the world is our primary objective.  This expansion further enables us to achieve this goal.”

Career Partners International experienced tremendous growth in 2013, adding 22 offices in Europe, South America, the Middle East, and North America.  The firm expects to continue its global growth throughout 2014. 

“We are committed to our clients,” said Hemmer.  “While others in our industry continue to close offices and consolidate, we’re strategically growing our global presence and further demonstrating our commitment to their success.”

Global expansion is just one of the many exciting initiatives for Career Partners International.  In 2013, the firm also added Knowledge Transfer as a new service offering and enhanced Momentum™, its proprietary global web-based platform that brings critical career transition resources and job opportunities to its outplacement participants.

 

About Ratliff & Taylor

Ratliff & Taylor is the largest full-service human resource consulting firm in Northeast Ohio. Since 1990, the company has provided tailored solutions to clients of all sizes and industries across the national and global marketplace. The firm’s services include executive search, leadership development, career transition and HR solutions. From connecting great people to great opportunities to providing career coaching that drives results, Ratliff & Taylor specializes in the talent management solutions that transform the way organizations do business.

 

About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest and most successful global providers of talent management solutions.  Organizations of all sizes and industries turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of over 1600 highly experienced professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leader development and outplacement. With more than 220 offices in over 45 countries around the world, Career Partners International assures that its clients have local experts with global reach in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services. Additional information can be found by visiting www.cpiworld.com.

 

Ratliff & Taylor Contact:  Ken Sachs, Senior Vice President, Ph 216.901.7575 ksachs@rtcpi.com

Corporate Contact:  Kim Mills, Career Partners International, Ph 919.419.8296  kim.mills@cpiworld.com

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Career Partners International Continues Rapid Growth with the Addition of Global Locations

To better meet the needs of its global clients, Career Partners International expands its footprint to include Belgium, Denmark and Israel.

Cleveland, OH (September 23, 2013)– Career Partners International, the world’s largest provider of talent management solutions, welcomes three new firms to the organization, expanding its footprint to include Belgium, Denmark and Israel. Ucare Career Solutions, FK Select and Pilat HiCapital Group, join the 69existing partner firms in over 45 countries that make up the equity ownership of Career Partners International. 

“We are delighted to have these firms join our organization,” shared David P. Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International.  “This expansion supports the growing needs of our international clients and assures that we provide the best talent management and outplacement services across the globe.”

With four locations in Belgium, Ucare Career Solutions provides quality services throughout the country. Pilat HiCapital Group also delivers best-in-class services in its four locations in Israel while FK Select brings its expertise to those located in Copenhagen.

The three newest partners are part of a year of rapid growth for Career Partners International.  The organization recently added locations in Ohio, Florida and Spain and expects to continue its growth to meet the rising needs of its clients. 

Global expansion is just one of the many exciting initiatives for Career Partners International. The firm also recently enhanced Momentum, its proprietary web-based global platform that brings critical career transition resources and job opportunities to its outplacement participants.

“This is an exciting time for our firm,” said Hemmer.  “We look forward to the future as we continue to grow and provide the highest-quality talent management services to our clients around the world.”

Its cutting-edge technology, global expansion and commitment to the highest quality of services positions Career Partners International to continue its dominance in the market.

Ratliff & Taylor is a full-service human resource consulting firm located in Cleveland, Ohio. The company provides tailored solutions to clients across the national and global marketplace. The firm’s services include executive search, leadership development, career transition  and HR solutions.

About Ucare Career Solutions

Headquartered in Hasselt, Belgium, Ucare Career Solutions provides both expertise and custom-made tools to assist organizations of all sizes with search and selection, assessment and development centers, skill training, job coaching, career guidance, outplacement, and other talent management solutions.  With additional offices in Antwerp, Brussels and Leuven, Ucare provides high-quality services to companies across Belgium in a professional and results-driven way. As a partner in Career Partners International, Ucare has a network of more than 200 offices in over 45 countries around the world, ensuring its clients have access to local experts with global reach. Additional information can be found by visiting http://www.ucare.be/.  

About FK Select

FK Select is a psychological business consultancy and partner of Career Partners International, a talent management consultancy with over 200 locations in more than 45 countries.  Launched in 1991, FK Select has more than 20 years of experience providing outplacement, recruitment, coaching, management development and psychological testing to organizations of all sizes and industries. From its offices in Lyngby and Aalborg, FK Select’s experienced consultants help businesses manage their most important asset, their people. For additional information, please visit http://www.fkselect.dk/uk/.  

About Pilat HiCapital Group

Formed in 2013, Pilat HiCapital Group resulted from the merger of two firms, Pilat, founded in 1974, and HiCapital, founded in 2001 by the firm’s current CEO, Zohar Maimon.  Pilat has grown to be the first and foremost HR assessment and talent management consultancy in Israel and offers a full spectrum of HR services supported by the most advanced technology in the industry.The company employs a staff of over 100 consultants with extensive experience in human resources, organizational consultancy, training development, employment counseling, psychology, and project management.  Pilat HiCapital Group delivers its best-in-class services in its four locations in Israel: Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and Beer Sheva.  Additional information can be found by visiting http://www.pilat.hicapital.co.il/.

About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest and most successful global providers of talent management solutions.  Organizations of all sizes and industries turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of over 1600 highly experienced professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leader development and outplacement. With more than 200 offices in over 45 countries around the world, Career Partners International assures that its clients have local experts with global reach in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services. Additional information can be found by visiting www.cpiworld.com.

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Ratliff & Taylor Proudly Announces the Hiring of Jennifer Cohen as Senior VP of Leadership Development

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August 30, 2013

     Ratliff & Taylor is growing, not only in numbers, but in the quality of the services we offer. Our commitment to be the leader in Human Resources services for Northeast Ohio is evident in everything we do. Nowhere is it more evident than in the team we have built.

    With that said, we are pleased to annouce that Jennifer Cohen has joined our team as the Senior Vice President of Leadership Development. She will be working on a variety of initiatives, including expanding our services around leadership consulting and development.  Jennifer brings over 25 years of diverse Human Resources experience working in corporate, public and non-profit organizations.  Her background is concentrated in Leadership Development & Coaching, Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement and Human Resources Management.

“Jennifer is a talented facilitator, frequently working with organizations on strategic planning sessions, business meetings, training programs and team building initiatives”, said Mike Milby, President & CEO of Ratliff & Taylor.  “She brings a unique blend of capabilities that enhances and expands our portfolio of human resource services.”

Most recently, Ms. Cohen worked for The Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Human Resources and Volunteer Leadership Development.  Previously, she worked for 18 years at Progressive Insurance where she held a variety of human resources leadership roles.

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations from The Ohio State University.  She is a graduate of Newfield Network’s Foundations Coaching Program.  Ms. Cohen is also certified in the use of Emotional Intelligence assessments and has extensive experience coaching individuals and groups to understand and leverage Emotional Intelligence to enhance their leadership impact.  Jennifer’s complete biography is available at www.linkedin.com/in/jennifercohen1hr.

Ratliff & Taylor is a full-service human resource consulting firm located in Cleveland, Ohio. The company provides tailored solutions to clients across the national and global marketplace. The firm’s services include executive search, leadership development, career transition  and HR solutions.

 

Ratliff & Taylor Team Grows with the Addition of Sarah McBryer

September 3, 2013

Ratliff & Taylor is excited to announce that Sarah McBryer has joined our team as an Account Executive effective August 26th.  In this role, she is focusing her efforts primarily on the Akron/Canton markets.  For the past seven years, Sarah has led new business and membership development efforts at the Jackson-Belden Chamber of Commerce (2006-2007) and Portage Country Club (2007-2013).  At both organizations, she implemented a variety of creative and successful member retention initiatives.  Through her sales and marketing efforts, both organizations also enjoyed significant membership growth.   Sarah graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Fine and Professional Arts from Kent State University and brings to R&T a real passion for sales, marketing and brand development.

    

Articles

"Phone interviews are replacing in-person ones requiring job seekers to learn new techniques"(link)
Published: The Plain Dealer, Saturday, March 12, 2011, featuring Chuck O'Brien

"The 'Art' and 'Verse' of the job search" by Mike Milby (pdf)
Originally printed in The Plain Dealer, Jan. 13, 2010

"Elevator Speeches: Why you need one and how to write one for your job search" by Jim Ratliff (pdf)
Originally printed in The Plain Dealer, Aug. 12, 2009

 

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