Qwerkz adds Industry Veteran to Executive Team

Howard Kaplin, Chief Recruiting Officer, Qwerkz

Howard Kaplin, Chief Recruiting Officer, Qwerkz

Columbia, South Carolina: Today Qwerkz, a full-service staffing company whose focus includes placement of former collegiate and professional athletes, announced the addition of Howard Kaplin to the Executive Team in the role of Chief Recruiting Officer.

Qwerkz has seen steady growth over the last 4 years. CEO Corey Jackson had this to say about the addition, “Howard is a huge asset to the Qwerkz team. His industry knowledge, expertise and passion for diversity and recruiting makes him the perfect choice. I'm more than excited to have him on board”.

When asked about the new role, Kaplin said “what Corey has built with Qwerkz is a real difference maker in the industry. His focus on building a tool that helps take non-traditional experience, specifically with athletes, and apply that to translate into relatable skills to Employers is a real game-changer”. As for what he can bring to support the growth, Kaplin said “the staffing industry is at a point where it’s not just about working from the same talent pool anymore. It’s our job to bring new talent to the table. Qwerkz has the technology to support that and our focus on supporting non-traditional talent and underrepresented communities will allow us to continue successful growth”. Along with the focus on former athlete placement, Kaplin said Qwerkz will also be adding a technology line of business.

About Qwerkz: Qwerkz is a full-service staffing company based in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 2016, Qwerkz supports former collegiate and pro athletes in their transition from sports to the workforce. Qwerkz has continued to grow and support non-athletes and recently announced the creation of their technology placement line of business.

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