Jobplex Appoints CEO and HR Practice Group Leader
April 11, 2022 – JobplexDHR Global’s Chicago-based partner company has appointed justin-hirsch as Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Human Resources Practice Group. “Justin was instrumental in establishing Jobplex as the emerging leader search firm of choice,” said Geoff Hoffman, CEO of DHR Global. “He was able to grow the brand, build awareness, build credibility, grow the team and grow the business through exceptional customer service and sharp business insight. We are honored to have him on our team. Mr. Hirsch previously served as president and head of HR executive search and has driven the company’s growth for the past 10 years. The company says he continues to hold this position in a high role to guide Jobplex into the future.
Under Mr. Hirsch’s leadership, Jobplex has seen its revenues increase tenfold, along with an increasing number of clients and projects. Jobplex’s footprint has grown from a few offices in the United States to nearly 20 in North America and Europe, with plans for growth in Asia. The size of its team has increased fivefold, including specialist research partners and a dedicated team of associates. Mr. Hirsch’s focus on developing internal talent has led to multiple promotions, with many high-profile partners starting out in the company as associates.
Mr. Hirsch joined Jobplex from Abbott Smith Associates, a specialized research firm. “With a desire to reshape, build and scale a business such as Jobplex, he was intrigued by the opportunity to lead the company as President while working with clients in a HR executive search role,” DHR said.
During his 23 years in HR executive search, Mr. Hirsch has managed hundreds of mid- to senior-level placements for Fortune 1000 clients across all industries. He contributed to the growth of Jobplex HR practicewhich he attributes to the support of the company’s dedicated HR recruitment team.
“When it comes to recruitment companies, DHR and Jobplex together form a unique combination in the market,” said Mr. Hirsch. “I saw huge potential where we would be nimble enough to be able to customize, yet have the deep global resources to serve customers effectively. He was, without a doubt, the right person for me to make an impact in the next phase of my career.
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“Our future is very bright,” Mr. Hirsch said. “With our strong team, focus on quality and relationship-driven approach, we are on track to deliver our next 10-year growth plan, including the full expansion of our global footprint and doubling the size of our team, while ensuring that we recruit the best talent for our clients.
Jobplex, founded in 1996, is a global talent acquisition solutions company serving a diverse customer base. The company was established to meet the needs of the next generation recruitment market, complementing the executive search services provided by DHR International. In partnership, the two companies are designed to provide a global recruitment solution.
Since 1989, DHR Global has been a leading private provider of executive search solutions with over 50 wholly owned offices worldwide. The firm’s consultants specialize in all industries and functions, offering executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the qualities and specifications of its clientele.
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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor; Dale M. Zupsansky, editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media