DuffyGroup Enhances Expert-Driven Human Resource and Recruiting Services With Expanded Executive Practice

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - DuffyGroup, Inc., a leader in customized recruiting solutions, research and human resource services, has expanded their Executive Practice. The enhanced DuffyGroup Executive Practice designs, develops and implements people strategies and tactics to help investors, CEOs, founders and business decision-makers achieve their short and long-term objectives by effectively managing their valuable human capital assets.

The DuffyGroup Executive Practice consists of a team of senior-executive HR professionals experienced in creating pathways to profitability by building efficient, effective organizations that can achieve their business goals. The practice combines executive coaching, training and advisory services to assist in executive team development, integration and hiring, identification of people challenges and to build a foundation of best practices for successful people management.

"Working with emerging businesses, startup ventures and companies in turnaround stages, our executive experts advise leaders in making key people decisions and help implement human resource best practices to meet future challenges and prosper," said Kathleen Duffy Ybarra, CEO and president of DuffyGroup, Inc. "We utilize our years of experience as senior executive human resource strategists to provide confidential consultation to assess, locate, align and maximize contributions of people, whether they are board members, senior leaders or front-line managers."

The scope of the expert-driven DuffyGroup Executive Practice services includes workforce strategies and planning, talent acquisition and people management and development. The core offerings cover all aspects of people strategies including market intelligence, workforce planning, needs analysis, executive search, leadership coaching and evaluations, talent assessments, performance management, merger and acquisition planning, compensation and negotiations, and succession planning.

DuffyGroup's Executive Practice offers first-hand knowledge based on real world corporate executive experience gained through direct management of human resources for various organizations from entrepreneurial to international Fortune 100. The DuffyGroup Executive Practice professionals serve clients in a variety of industries including technology, manufacturing including six sigma, energy, healthcare, insurance, financial, higher education, and non-profit.

About DuffyGroup®, Inc. -- DuffyGroup, a highly respected sourcing and recruiting firm, defines every client's unique requirements and tailors efficient and cost-effective people strategies solutions to achieve results. Representing clients around the world in a vast array of industries, DuffyGroup is recognized as experts in recruiting research providing targeted candidate sourcing, competitive research and human resources placement services. DuffyGroup's primary sourcing and research services range from executive and professional-level search to pipeline sourcing and human resources. Founded in 1991, DuffyGroup, Inc., is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information visit www.duffygroup.com

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