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Durham, NC (February 12, 2015) — Bull City Hospitality Assumes Control of Ballpark's Concessions Operation; Job Fair on February 21 to Fill Numerous Seasonal Concessions Positions Read more
Raleigh, NC (February 13, 2013) — The Retail Life, a free, member-based online talent community for retail workers announces the results of their 100 Best Retailers to Work for in 2012 list.. Read more
Raleigh, NC (November 23, 2012) — Headway's CEO and President J.P. Sakey comments on the state of North Carolina's economic and employment situation. Read more
New York, NY (December 21, 2011) — Chain Store Age magazine reports how a multi-brand national retail operator has improved its financial performance through Headway's recruitment solutions. Read more
Chicago, IL (October 10, 2011) — Chicago Tribune reports Headway to hire more than 11,000 retail workers this season for a variety of positions across the country.Read more
Raleigh, NC (October 2011) — Headway's retail solution was just reported in the October issue of Chain Store Age magazine as "reducing costs and also reducing turnover."
Fourth Time Running, Headway is #1 Employment Service Company in Triangle
Raleigh, NC (July 22, 2011) — Headway ranked #1 for a fourth year in Triangle Business Journal for Employment Services Companies.
Headway Placed in Top 10 of Executive Recruiter List
Raleigh, NC (July 22, 2011) — Headway ranked #2 as Executive Recruiting Firm and stayed within top ten for a fourth year, in Triangle Business Journal for 2010 of top recruiters.
Raleigh, NC (July 13, 2011) — Headway provides a Pop-Up Retail Solution for pop-up stores locations to help identify, source, attach and screen candidates. Read more
Raleigh, NC (July 11, 2011) — Partnership formed between Headway's Pop-up Retail Solution and PopUpInsider, a one source location for temp retail real estate. Read more
Raleigh, NC (December 7, 2010) — The sale of the NY based staffing unit allows Headway to focus on the company's growing North American workforce solutions business. Read more
Raleigh, NC (October 28, 2010) — The News and Observer reports on Headway's new app called TIM, which stands for Talent Inventory Map. TIM shows how many retail workers -- from sales associates to district managers -- are in 150 different US markets. Read more
Raleigh, NC (October 1, 2010) — Chain Store Age explores the relationship Headway and Casual Male have on finding the best-qualified candidate to work in Casual Male's 475 nationwide stores. Read more
Raleigh, NC (August 2, 2010) — Speciality Retail Report features Headway, Casual Male and their partnership to implement Headway's recruitment solution for specialty retailers. Read more
Headway CEO Quoted in Special Report on Recruiting
Raleigh, NC (July 9, 2010) — In the Triangle Business Journal, JP Sakey discusses the employment situation after the recession and states that there is no employment explosion to come, and that most job growth has come from temporary job placements. Mr. Sakey goes on to state that health care is a bright spot for future employment with the changes coming from the federal health care reform.
Headway #1 Employment Service Company in Triangle for a Third Time
Raleigh, NC (July 9, 2010) — Headway ranked #1 for a third year in Triangle Business Journal for Employment Services Companies.
Headway Placed in Top 10 of Executive Recruiter List
Raleigh, NC (July 9, 2010) — Headway ranked #3 Executive Recruiting Firm and stayed within top ten for a third year, in Triangle Business Journal for 2009 of top recruiters.
Raleigh, NC (Jan 11, 2010) — Debbie Brown, EVP Workforce Solutions for Headway, discusses how behavioral interviews and online assessment tools during the application process are key methodologies used to find the right talent, in the Business Journal's Hiring to Win article. Read more
Raleigh, NC (Oct 9, 2009) — Local Tech Wire news reports on Headway appointing Al Ragland to lead engineering and technology service delivery Read more
Raleigh, NC (Sept 14, 2009) —The News and Observer reports on Headway's plans to recruit and hire retail workers for the holiday season. Read more
Headway on Top of Employment Services List For Second Time
Raleigh, NC (June 12, 2009) — Headway ranked #1 a second year in Triangle Business Journal for Employment Services Companies.
Headway Places As #1 Recruiter, Again
Raleigh, NC (May 22, 2009) — Headway ranked #1 Executive Recruiting Firm for a second year, in Triangle Business Journal for Spring 2009 of top recruiters.
Raleigh, NC (May 5, 2009) — Report on how Headway's outsourcing program with Hickory Farms has really enabled them to be more successful than ever before. Read more
Headway’s CEO panelist on CRO forum
Raleigh, NC (April 7, 2009) — Headway’s CEO, J.P. Sakey, participates in the Economic Development Board’s Triangle CRO Forum as a panelist. Other participants on the panel included: Dr. Bill Atkinson, CEO of WakeMed Hospital and Health Systems and Linda Baddour, CFO of PRA International.
The Triangle CRO (Contract Research Organizations) Forum was developed to provide key insights on the many advantages, opportunities and challenges CRO’s and other Life Science organizations in the Triangle are facing. Headway CEO J.P. Sakey outlined specific human capital opportunities and steps required that organizations need to consider in order to be more successful at finding and retaining qualified CRO talent. The session was presented by the Economic Development Board of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
Raleigh, NC (March 30, 2009) — The Triangle Business Leader magazine named Headway's CEO J.P. Sakey an HR & Staffing Impact Leader for 2009. Read more
Raleigh, NC (March 20, 2009) — Al Short, the head of Technology Resources Group at Headway was spotlighted by the Triangle Business Journal. Read more
Raleigh, NC (January 30, 2009) — Headway Corporate Resources’ CEO, J.P. Sakey was once again asked for his perspective on Scott Fitzgerald's popular morning drive-time talk show on news station WPTF AM 680. Some of the issues discussed included tips on finding the best job opportunities during today’s challenging economic times, as well as what North Carolina listeners can do to make their current jobs and work more valuable to their employers.
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Headway’s Career Expert & CEO, J.P. Sakey, Featured on News Station WPTF-AM 680
Raleigh, NC (December 1, 2008) — Radio station show host Scott Fitzgerald interviewed Headway Corporate Resources’ CEO, J.P. Sakey today during his popular morning drive-time program. Some of the issues discussed included tips on finding the best job opportunities during today’s challenging economic times, as well as what North Carolina listeners can do to make their current jobs and work more valuable to their employers.
Raleigh, NC (October 1, 2008) — A look into the success of staffing Hickory Farms with the use of Headway's Recruitment Center to build a beneficial candidate database. Read more
Headway #1 Ranked Employment Services Company
Raleigh, NC (September 16, 2008) — Headway Corporate Resources was ranked the Triangles Number One Employment Services Company by the Triangle Business Journal.
Headway CEO on NACD Panel
Raleigh, NC (September 16, 2008) — JP Sakey, CEO of Headway, participates on National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Fall Speakers Program on the panel "Board vs. Management: Who Decides What", Thursday, September 18, 2008.
Headway Places As #1 Recruiter
Raleigh, NC (August 1, 2008) — Headway ranked #1 Executive Recruiting Firm in Triangle Business Journal for August 2008 of top recruiters.
Raleigh, NC (July 16, 2008) — CEO JP Sakey talks about using online communities to help increase the talent pool. Read more
Raleigh, NC (May 28, 2008) — David Snyder highlights Headway Corporate Resources and CEO JP Sakey in an excerpt in his book just for you. Read more
Headway CEO Offered Insight on Employment Issues to WPTF Listeners
Raleigh, NC (April 17, 2008) — Career and workforce expert, JP Sakey, CEO of Headway, was recently featured on WPTF in Raleigh NC. During this on-air broadcast, Sakey offered his insight on the significant employment issues currently facing both workers and businesses, with radio host Bill LuMaye (pictured with JP Sakey).
Tarboro, NC (March 20, 2008) — Headway Recruitment Center had their open house and Tarboro welcomed them with open arms. Headway Corporate Resources recruiting center started with just 30,000 candidates and has since grown to 600,000. Read More
Raleigh, NC (November 11, 2007) — Headway Corporate Resources and CEO Jean-Pierre Sakey were mentioned as a local staffing firm helping retailers find extra workers during the holiday season. Read More
New York, NY (February 14, 2006) — Headway Corporate Resources will be featured on upcoming episodes of Close-Up On America's Business on the i: Independent TV (formerly PAX TV) network. The first airing will appear in the New York Metro market on February 21 at 7:00 am. Read More
Richmond, VA (January 16, 2006) — Headway Corporate Resources is fast approaching its 40th anniversary. The national staffing company opened in the Richmond area in the mid-1960s. Today, Headway also has offices in Hampton, Virginia Beach, Raleigh, North Carolina, New York, and California. Read More
New York, NY (January, 2006) — Headway Corporate Resources CEO Jean-Pierre Sakey has been named a 2006 HRO Super Star Provider by HRO Today. According to HRO Today, Super Stars have "the vision, influence, tenacity, and plain ol' chutzpah to leave their mark in the HR world." Provider Super Stars, the category Mr. Sakey has joined this year, set examples in building processes and organizational support structures including IT, payroll and financial infrastructures. Read More