Debra J. M. Best, SPHR, SHRM-SCP


Recruiting Your Talent

for Retention



Human Resources Leadership


Apprenticeship and

Knowledge Transfer Services

for Entry-Level HR Professionals


Recruitment Branding for

Privately Held Organizations;

Corporate LinkedIn Branding


Wage & Hour / Overtime Compliance  


Harassment Awareness Training & Investigation


Strategic Planning & 

  Change Management   


  • More than 25 years of demonstrated Recruiting / Human Resources / Change Management results and experience for Fortune 5, technology, manufacturing, retail and supply-chain publicly and privately held corporations, as well as universities, small businesses and nonprofit organizations from 5 to over 13,000 employees.
  • Candidate Identification / Placement at 50% less than the cost of traditional contract or in-house recruiters for job openings at all levels.


Recent Client Projects and Placements:

  • Merger & Acquisition Project Management including but not limited to Management Team Coaching; Change Communication Planning and Implementation; Recruitment Event Branding, Planning and Implementation; and High-Volume Distribution Center Recruitment (Drivers, Pickers, Shippers) and related Compliance Quality Assurance;
  • HR, Corporate Recruitment Branding and Change Management Consulting for a large Mechanical Services firm, including but not limited to Recruitment of their new Service Manager, Service Dispatchers, Parts Manager, HR Manager and Service Techs in multiple states; as well as related Compliance Quality Assurance;
  • Corporate LinkedIn Recruitment Branding, Strategy Development / Implementation, Sourcing and Management Training, "Deputizing" Hiring Managers to Promote Key Corporate Job Openings;
  • Chamber President Recruitment and Placement, including but not limited to: Board Search Committee Support, Project Planning and Implementation;
  • Executive Director Recruitment and Placement for a Nonprofit, including but not limited to: Stakeholder Change Management / Communications; Press Relations Coaching; Volunteer Search Committee Support / Facilitation / Training; Project Planning and Implementation;
  • Strategic Plan Facilitation / Development for growth and family businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations and start-ups;
  • Hiring / Interview Training for Business Owners and Managers supporting company cultural fit and new-hire success; 
  • Leadership Coaching / Team Development for a team of high-potential engineers in conflict on a $30 million physical plant project behind schedule and over budget - after 6 months of coaching, mediating and facilitating the team, the project was finished ahead of schedule and under budget, resulting in management awards for all involved; 
  • Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success and Profit training;
  • Visualize Your Plan for Success training;
  • Tobacco-Free Campus Change / Communication Project Management and Implementation;
  • Required Compliance Training:  OSHA, Safety Awareness, Harassment Awareness. HIPAA, etc.
  • Recruitment of a Controller, Plant Manager, Graphic Designer, Accounting Coordinator, Sales & Marketing Coordinator and Customer Service Representatives for a Manufacturing firm;
  • R&D Engineer Recruitment for a Technology Firm; Accountant Recruitment for a CPA firm; Paralegal Recruitment for a Law firm; Bookkeeper Recruitment for a Retail firm; Marketing Manager and Webmaster Recruitment for a Nonprofit organization.


Your Inside Company Recruiter:  Insights from All Sides of the Interview


Outsourced Human Resources, Strategic Planning,

Third-Party Employee Complaint Investigation,

Employment Dispute Resolution & Change Management Services


Your Senior Human Resources Executive Partner: 

Supporting the Success / Reputation of Your Organization and Leadership Team



Social Media / Recruitment Branding for Business 


Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success:  Training & Coaching