SOURCE: Seven Step Recruiting

October 04, 2011 12:57 ET

Seven Step Recruiting Expands Executive Team to Guide Rapid Growth and Enhance Service Excellence

Calhoun Brings RPO Leadership Experience With Expertise in Building Strong Client Relationships and Strategic Partnerships

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - Seven Step Recruiting, a leading provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, today announced that Katie Calhoun has joined Seven Step as a Strategic Director. With an extensive background in RPO management, Ms. Calhoun is focused on serving the firm's largest accounts while building on the strength of Seven Step's existing client relationships and strategic partnerships.

"I was looking for an organization with a culture that aligned with my beliefs about recruitment quality, service, employee development, and openness to innovation," Ms. Calhoun said. "Meeting with the CEO and president of Seven Step was refreshing; I appreciated their commitment to putting an infrastructure in place that supports growth without sacrificing the quality of Seven Step's employees or the service they deliver to clients."

Ms. Calhoun has dedicated the greater part of the last decade to leading RPO and professional recruiting initiatives at two of the top talent acquisition companies. At Kelly HRfirst, she managed and implemented recruitment teams and accounts in the financial, high tech, and pharmaceutical industries. At Pinstripe, Inc., Ms. Calhoun led, developed, and coached staff for several long-term strategic RPO clients in a variety of industries, including Call Center, Energy, Engineering, Financial Services, and Sales & Marketing.

"Katie is a perfect fit for Seven Step," said Beth Gilfeather, CEO of Seven Step Recruiting. "She is authentic and innovative -- a real leader -- who has joined us just as we've reached critical mass and growth is taking off. Katie is as committed as we are to guiding that growth strategically and building on the exceptionally high quality of our service to clients. This is an exciting time for Seven Step, our people, and our clients."

About Seven Step Recruiting
Founded in 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts, Seven Step has quickly become a leading provider of outsourced recruitment services that helps companies meet recruitment challenges regardless of volume, scale, resource constraints, compliance issues, or logistical hurdles. Unlike other recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firms, Seven Step has developed a proprietary team-based approach to recruitment management that is flexible, scalable, and metrics-based from beginning to end. Seven Step is consistently rated very highly in customer satisfaction. For more information, please visit

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