PRESS RELEASE October 16, 2017 08:00 EDT

Eric Winegardner Joins Search Wizards as President

Sarasota, FL, October 16, 2017 ( – ​​​Search Wizards, a pioneer in Recruiting for Recruiters (R4R), today announced that Eric Winegardner has joined the company as President. He will be responsible for all day-to-day operations, developing and launching new service offerings, and expanding the Search Wizards brand to offer more global coverage in all areas of Talent Acquisition.

“I am honored to join Search Wizards at a time when the marketplace for talent is exploding. The company has a powerful reputation in this industry and is primed for both regional and global expansion. There is also clear opportunity to expand our portfolio within Talent Acquisition by providing a dedicated focus on Executive Search, Direct Hire, Payroll Services and Managed Service Programs. I look forward to working with the Search Wizards team to capitalize on the opportunities ahead of us,” said Winegardner.

Mr. Winegardner is a recruiting industry veteran. His career has included leadership roles in niche staffing, Fortune 500 corporate recruiting as well as the Talent Acquisition vendor space. Prior to joining Search Wizards, he was Senior Vice President at Monster Worldwide, Inc.

“I have known Eric for several years and have always admired his ability to analyze and predict market trends. His background has provided him a unique ability to decipher Talent Acquisition from all perspectives (corporate, vendor, service provider) and translate those insights into avenues for success,” said Leslie O’Connor, Founder and CEO of Search Wizards, Inc. “He has built a stellar reputation in both the HR and Talent Acquisition communities, and has combined that with deep executive level relationships. He brings incredible energy and focus to each and every endeavor that he tackles, and I have no doubt that he will incite a new and exciting energy into Search Wizards as we continue to grow and rise to the next level. Our current clients have an appetite for more from us – including global expansion, MSP offerings and Direct Hire capabilities. He will provide the leadership, guidance and foresight to take us to the next level, creating more opportunity for existing and new clients to meet their domestic and global needs to expand their Talent Acquisition teams.”

About Search Wizards, Inc.

Search Wizards is a leading global provider of Talent Solutions. Since 2000, Search Wizards has successfully partnered with both Fortune 500 and Emerging Growth companies to augment and build their Talent Acquisition teams. Search Wizards excels at matching client needs to the BEST Talent Acquisition Professionals in the (R4R) market. Their niche focus and proven success in providing custom programs that offer flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness is why Search Wizards is known for Making Talent Solutions Happen! ​