All companies have a beginning and ours starts with the owner Bob Jones, while still a student in college and working a part-time hourly job for FEDEX he accepted a temporary role in human resources. This was Bob’s first exposure to high volume staffing. In this role, he experienced the highs and lows of recruiting. He experienced the rewards of working with hiring managers to provide a superior service and a work ethic that has followed him through his entire career and business practice. He also experienced the lasting friendships that were made while helping people succeed with their career.
It was during this time period that Bob realized his passion for Recruiting. He quickly changed his school major and graduated with a BS degree with double major in Human Resources & Management from the Business School of Indiana University. His first professional position came shortly after college graduation. He was offered a position with a mid western consulting firm working as the local Indianapolis IT Recruiter. He was responsible for recruiting specialized IT consultants. This experience provided the knowledge and insight into Information Technology recruiting.
While helping this company grow he helped build a business. He learned the importance of having the right person for the job and what also can happen if you hire the wrong person. Some of his best experiences initially occurred at this company literally growing a business from ground up. To this day Bob still stays in touch with many of the people he became very close friends with.
Several years past and he felt the need to expand his skills. He was ready to start his first entrepreneurial venture which resulted in the search firm called STAR Recruiting & Employment Services Inc. Customers and search assignments varied significantly all posing their own challenges. While search assignments varied greatly the core of recruiting always centered on technology from IT to Engineering with occasional searches for Sales and Managerial positions.
Once again the pursuit of challenging work assignments lead him into several corporate temporary engagements which shaped his future vision on services he wanted to offer to his customers. He even took a full time role at a large Fortune 500 manufacturing company starting as an Engineering Recruiter and then quickly being promoted to a Recruiting Manager enabling him to understand larger corporations and the challenges associated with these organizations. Experiences involved managing a staff of recruiters to defined objectives and metrics. Eventually Bob had to be honest with his life goals and dreams he knew it was time to start his business again and started Bob Jones & Associates in 2009.
As in all careers of people the life experiences of an individual shape and defines a person, the owner applies his life experience and passion for recruiting to solve employment solutions. He understands staffing and recruiting from many different perspectives. He has committed his career to customer service and satisfaction. His work ethic is something he tries to instill in all who work within this organization for it is a serious and profound business dealing with the lively hoods of individuals and helping business grow and prosper.
If you are visiting this website looking for help finding your next career move or on the other side of the desk trying to find that next “STAR” employee, look no further give our organization a chance. We will treat you with respect, honesty and the service you deserve.
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc.