St. Louis-based Recruiter Randy Sims Named as a Top Recruiter by TheLadders
Sims, CEO and Owner of Sims Executive Search and a client of Top Echelon® Contracting, ranks as 175 out of 20,000 recruiters.
St. Louis, MO January 08, 2013 — Randy Sims’ hands-on, customer-centered approach to recruiting seems to be working for him and his firm, Sims Executive Search. The 21-year veteran of the recruiting industry has been recognized as a top recruiter by TheLadders.
TheLadders, based in New York, is a job-matching service that helps job seekers connect with employers and recruiters. Using data from the third quarter of 2012, TheLadders recently compiled a list of the top 200 agency recruiters. They selected the recruiters who were the most active contributors to their service. TheLadders, which serves around 20,000 recruiters, ranked Sims as number 175 on the list.
“I was very excited that our team has been recognized by such an industry leader as TheLadders,” Sims said. “It is an honor to be shown nationally as a leader among the Top 200 recruiters. This is important to our firm because we feel it reflects the commitment we put in for our customers and the partnerships that it represents.”
After six years in retail management, Sims entered the recruiting industry in 1992. In a 13-year period, he worked for two of the largest staffing companies in the US. There, he consistently ranked in the top 10% of his peers and even ranked as high as the top 3% in corporations exceeding 2,500 employees. He was a certified trainer in both organizations, conducting national field training for recruiters and leading national corporate training sessions.
In 2005, he opened Sims Executive Search where he serves as the CEO and Owner. His wife, Teresa Sims, joined him as Partner in 2010. They pride themselves on a hands-on recruiting approach and an unwavering commitment to integrity, honesty, and trust.
Sims Executive Search focuses on the placement of: HR professionals, sales/marketing, operations, and Healthcare IT professionals; areas where Randy and Teresa Sims have personal professional experience and expertise. They place these professionals at various levels including: executives, directors, managers, account executives, and clinical management and can provide candidates on a direct or contract basis. In the past four years, they have placed over 30 contractors through the contract staffing back-office services of Top Echelon Contracting.
“Randy and Teresa are amazing,” said Top Echelon Contracting President Debbie Fledderjohann. “They really listen to their clients to determine exactly what their staffing need is, and then they offer them suggestions to solve the problem. Plus, their expertise in the marketing, HR, sales, and Health IT job sectors adds so much value when they are matching the client’s needs to the candidate’s skills. In today’s economy, they bring a ton a value to the table. Cost savings and flexibility are critical for companies, and Sims Executive Search can bring that value to its clients.”