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Local Recruitment Firm Lands in Forbes Top 25

Accent Professional Recruiting Moves Up Forbes’ Annual List of  Top-Rated Recruitment Firms

RICHMOND, VA—Accent Professional Recruiting, a nationwide search and recruiting firm specializing in placing sales, marketing and management talent, is proud to announce its ranking within the top 25 on two industry-specific Forbes lists—America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms (#12, up from #14 in 2019) and America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms (#23).

While the Forbes rankings are primarily comprised of large national organizations with multiple offices across the country, Accent runs a single lean operation based in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Owned and operated by Brooke Hall, who purchased the business from mentor Steve Barley last year, Accent is staffed by a small group of seasoned recruiters. Hall, who worked for Accent for 10 years prior to buying the business, manages many of the firm’s clients herself. >> READ MORE


New Ownership for Accent Professional Recruiting

Longtime employee and former protégée acquires company

RICHMOND, VA—Accent Professional Recruiting, a nationwide search and recruiting firm specializing in placing sales, marketing and management talent, announced new ownership this week. Brooke Bolton Hall, Accent’s Recruiting Manager for nearly 10 years, purchased the business from owner—and mentor—Steve Barley.

Upon completion of the transaction, Hall will own and operate Accent, which works with domestic and international clients—including several Fortune 500 entities. Her goal is to continue to grow the business, hire several recruiters in Richmond and/or other locations, and work toward “bringing back transparency, open communication and integrity to the recruiting industry,” she said, also noting, “the labor market is currently so tight, and clients aren’t finding the employees they can usually source online…we’re well-positioned to help them, and secure the right candidates for their open roles, because of our extensive networks from our years in the business.”’ The company will operate from its new office at 9394 Charter Crossing Drive.

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Long time employee and former protégée acquires company

(The Magazine Plus Editorial):- Richmond, Oct 23, 2019 (Issuewire.com) – Accent Professional Recruiting, a nationwide search and recruiting firm specializing in placing sales, marketing and management talent, announced new ownership this week. Brooke Bolton Hall, Accent’s Recruiting Manager for nearly 10 years, purchased the business from owner–and mentor–Steve Barley.

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