A lively, Q&A session with three Pinnacle members where you’ll hear their perspective on thriving and surviving in our business. No question too basic or off limits, you’ll get to ask questions and get answers about what they do and how they do it so you can take home ideas to move your own production to a new level.
The Pinnacle Society is the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters within the direct placement and search industry. For more than 20 years, the Pinnacle Society has provided the nation’s top recruiters a forum in which to exchange the business principles and placement techniques that led them to achieve, and allows them to maintain their success.
Pinnacle Society members have a track record of Excellence. In order to qualify for acceptance into the Pinnacle Society, prospective members must demonstrate they’ve produced exceptional results for their clients through a verified multi-year history of performance. Your success in hiring from us is what drives our growth and feeds our success.
Pinnacle Society members have documented Experience and tenure in the recruiting profession. They have learned how to successfully overcome the many obstacles that can trip up a successful hire and can leverage this experience when tackling your hiring challenges.
Pinnacle Society members have proven Expertise. They have gained credibility as recruiting experts in your industry as they spend every day in your marketplace. This enables them to solve your staffing challenges quickly and effectively.
1. Richard Bradley. Recruiting for over 34 years in the contingency marketplace. As a working manager and owner, I stay on top of the market and its changes while hiring and training other recruiters to do the same. Consistently bill 750K+ each year for the last 10+ years.
I currently specialize in the Information Technology marketplace for the Chicago area.
Areas of specialty within IT include network, web, database, and email administration; help desk support; web and client server development; and all areas of IT management.
Have taught and facilitated training in the recruiting field and for Zig Ziglar, Anthony Robbins, and Dale Carnegie Sales Training classes.
Entered the recruiting field in 1982, passed the CPC exam in 5/91, member of both ISSA and NAPS. Past VP on the ISSA board. Member of Pinnacle since 1997.
And proud father of 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
2. Brooke Ziolo. Partner, Lighting Recruiter. Brooke Ziolo joined Egret in 2008 as an executive recruiter and has excelled. She became a Partner in the firm in 2013 and the Managing Director in 2016 as well as being inducted into the Pinnacle Society, the premier consortium of industry leading recruiters in North America, in 2016.
Brooke had more than five years of sales/sales management experience in the performance training industry and was manager of a leading developer of financial institution training regimens. Brooke holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois. Brooke recruits exclusively lighting manufacturers and lighting design firms.
3. Kathleen Kurke. Ms. Kurke is a National Practice Leader at StarbridgeGroup Inc., in Fairfax, VA. She is a popular speaker at industry conferences, including ERE Recruiting Intelligence, Fordyce Forum, Distance Learning Organization, American Society for Training and Development, and state Recruiting associations.
Ms. Kurke has been retained by a variety of international search networks to build programs of skill development and innovation, including Global Recruiting Network, Creative Financial Staffing, and Lucas Group for Military Transition Recruiting and MedStaff.
Ms. Kurke is the host of top rated radio show “The Kurke Report: Truth from the Trenches” featuring conversations with business leaders about issues and trends that impact the world of work.
Ms. Kurke was selected for membership in the Pinnacle Society in 1995, the nation's premier consortium of top recruiters within the placement and search industry.