Traditional solutions delivered with exceptional service.

If you think your hiring need is too small, too big, too immediate, or too specific for Personify, think again. We apply an analytical approach to locating and engaging highly-qualified talent as part of our Traditional Search solutions. As a matter of fact, our more enterprise types of solutions (RPO) were born from our firm’s history and experience in traditional search. We will work to identify your specific challenges in gaining candidate interest, assess your current recruiting strategy, and then propose the best search solution in a manner that matches the urgency of your situation.

The right fit for your needs.

Personify’s Traditional Search solutions allow you to choose the recruiting strategy that best fits your organization’s hiring needs, timeline, and budget.

Contingency Search

Contingency Search

Our Contingency Search is perfect for companies who want to minimize risk in their search for the right candidate. We initiate a tactical recruiting campaign on your behalf and there is no fee unless a candidate presented by Personify is hired.


Priority Search

Priority Search

Our Priority Search is perfect for organizations seeking a small pool of highly-qualified candidates within 30 days. Your dedicated recruiting team at Personify will manage the entire hiring process, including the facilitation of onsite interviews. Structured payment terms and guaranteed mutual exclusivity ensure peace of mind.


Retained Search

Retained Search

Our Retained Search is ideal for organizations who need a small pool of fully-vetted candidates within 60 days. Your dedicated recruiting team at Personify will manage the entire hiring process, including the facilitation of onsite interviews. We also provide you with recruiting analytics as well as structured payment terms and mutual exclusivity.


Contract Staffing

Contract Staffing

Our Contract Staffing solutions are designed to help you scale up quickly for seasonal labor needs or individual project support. We remove the administrative and overhead processes and costs, enabling your team to focus on getting the new contractors up and running. Short-Term Temporary, Mid- to Long-Term Contract, and Temp-To-Perm options are available.



Our Traditional Search solutions are effective for a number of reasons.

Ease of Use



Industry Expertise

Global Reach

Client Experience

Expect the best. From the best.

Our Traditional Search solutions are fueled by four decades of acquiring intimate knowledge of the industries we serve. The leaders of our practices have real-world experience in the actual market segments in which they recruit, so they understand both the technical and the cultural fit that’s required. Our subject matter expertise, coupled with our expansive networks, leads to more informed consultation on finding you the best candidate possible for your team.

Our Practices

Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Information Governance, & Advanced Analytics

Architectural, Engineering, & Construction Industry

Nate Wright

Clinical Research & Operations

Nate Wright

Nate Wright and his team have a decade’s worth of experience recruiting in the clinical industry across all therapeutic areas, including oncology, CNS/neurology/respiratory, infectious disease, respiratory, cardiology/cardiovascular, endocrinology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, and medical devices.

They pride themselves on being true career advisors for their candidates, taking deep dives to understand their goals. That way, they ensure their placed candidates are a fit for their new role on both a technical and personal level. They remain in contact with hiring decision makers as well as all levels of professionals involved in Pre-Clinical Development and those running Clinical Trials in Phases I-IV to place candidates in Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Trial Manager, Clinical Project Manager, Director of Clinical Operations, and Clinical Research Manager positions.

Shawn Friend

Biometrics & Scientific Analytics

Shawn Friend

Shawn Friend and his team have an uncanny ability to connect on a personal level with their candidates, who they have worked to place in Clinical Biostatistician, SAS Programmer, Clinical Data Manager, Pre-Clinical/Non-Clinical Statistics, and Biomarker Statistics positions. They place a premium on transparency and simplifying otherwise complicated situations, similarly to how the professionals they place work with clinical datasets.

Tim Reed

Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance & Medical Affairs

Tim Reed

Tim Reed and his team are so deeply embedded in this space that their network boasts nearly 75% of all of the active Drug Safety &Medical Affairs professionals in the United States. They have placed candidates in Drug Safety/PV Specialist/Associate, Manager, Director, VP, Head Drug Safety/PV Scientist, and Drug Safety/PV Physician positions.

Eric Brewster

Contract Research/Contract Manufacturing (CRO/CMO) Business Development

Eric Brewster

Eric Brewster and his team focus on a very granular segment of Sales and Business Development within the CRO and CMO industry. They seek partnerships with the Global Top 10 as well as with emerging start-up CROs in the early stages of building their commercial team. A professional network built over the course of a decade, thousands of LinkedIn connections with CRO Sales professionals, along with personal relationships with Hiring Managers within the industry help Eric’s team generate near-immediate results on difficult-to-fill positions, including Inside Sales Associates, Manager, Director, VP, and Head of Business Development.

Bryan Jones


Bryan Jones

Bryan Jones and his team in Personify’s Diagnostics practice are the premier resource for top talent within the Hospital Laboratory. With a focus on Sales, Service, and Support positions, Bryan’s group leverages more than 15 years of industry knowledge and networks to develop hiring solutions that not only match our clients hiring profile and company culture, but also deliver in the speed needed to be effective in today’s world.
They have helped candidates land positions that include Reagent Sales &Service, Laboratory Capital Equipment Sales &Service, Instrument Sales &Service, Account Management, Medical Technologist, Histotechnologist, and Cytologists. They are also experienced with therapeutic specialty positions within Histology, Pathology, Blood Bank, Blood Gas, Immunohistochemistry, Chemistry, Medical Affairs, Coagulation, Diabetes, Digital Imaging, DNA Amplification, Hematology, Immunology, Molecular Systems, and Oncology.

Erick Swaine

Sales/Business Development Leadership

Erick Swaine

Erick Swaine leads our technology practice, which was born of real-world, in-industry experience and now boasts nearly two decades of collective recruiting in the ECM, Information Governance, and Analytics communities. Erick and his team maintain a detailed focus around Executive Management, Sales, Technical Support, Professional Services, Marketing, Operations, and Project Management.

Erick’s team has placed candidates in sales and business development leadership positions, including Chief Sales Officer (CSO), Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Manager, Director, VP, EVP, as well as Direct Sales (Enterprise Software, Managed Services, Outsourcing, etc.), Indirect Sales (Strategic Alliances, Channel, OEM, etc.), Pre-Sales Engineering, and Solution Architect positions.

Rachel Katz-Garland

Technical Support & Professional Services

Rachel Katz-Garland

Rachel Katz-Garland and her team provide our clients with access to top candidates for Developer, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Systems Engineer, Business Analyst, Implementation, and Systems Analyst positions. She and her team remain objective in every search and detail out the intangible side of the fit for every client and candidate. This approach helps them remain effective advisors to both client and candidate, resulting in improved retention.

Brad Schendt

Marketing & Operations

Brad Schendt

Brad Schendt and his team serve the ECM, Information Governance, and Analytics communities to place candidates across marketing positions, including Product Marketing, Product Management, Marketing Communications (MARCOM), Analyst Relations, and Training, as well as operations positions, such as Project Management, Program Management, Sales Operations, Operational Certified Expertise (PMP, ITIL, etc.), and Consulting.

Jason Ybarra

Jason Ybarra brings real-world experience in both the horizontal and vertical construction spaces. He leverages that expertise, along with an established database of professionals, to service clients throughout the greater Architectural, Engineering, Construction (AEC) Industry.

His practice spans the entire continental United States with emphasis on targeted metropolitan areas that are experiencing a strong commercial construction environment. Jason keep his finger on the pulse of trends and events throughout the industry and what any implications may be for his clients from a talent perspective.

Jason has placed candidates across a number of AEC positions, including:

Executive Management

Project Management

Project Designer

Interior Designer

Owner Rep

BIM Coordinator

Business Development

Civil Engineering





Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Design Engineer

Project Manger



Virtual Design


Construction Manager

Safety Manager

Candidate Experience

We speak your language.

It can be frustrating contemplating a career move while working with a recruiter who simply doesn’t understand what you do, much less how to position you for success in the job market. At Personify, you’ll work one-on-one with advisors who not only have real experience in your field, they also have the knowledge and networks needed to navigate the hyper-specific practices within your field to find your ideal opportunity.

Personify is the first step to smarter hiring.

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