HR Industry Executive Kathy Barton Joins The Adler Group

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Appointment readies The Adler Group for expansion, affirms company's unique methodology.

Kathy's unique perspective on [hiring] and technology will be a great asset as we help today's global employers make hiring and retaining top talent a systematic business process and competitive differentiator.

As the labor market tightens and companies refine their recruitment and retention processes, The Adler Group, a training and consulting company focused on Performance-based Hiringsm, today announced the appointment of Kathy Barton, a seasoned HR industry executive, to senior vice president of business development and marketing.

“Hiring is an urgent concern for today's top employers. New developments in technology, changes in career culture and a limited supply of labor have changed the game,” said Lou Adler, who founded The Adler Group in 1978. “Kathy's unique perspective on hiring and technology will be a great asset as we help today's global employers make hiring and retaining top talent a systematic business process and competitive differentiator.”

In her new role, Barton will be responsible for fueling The Adler Group's expansion and increasing market penetration.

“The Adler Group's performance-based methodology helps marry recruiter effectiveness and efficiency, and many leading employers have experienced great results with the techniques,” said Barton. “I look forward to helping organizations use these proven methods to make hiring top talent a core competency.”

Prior to joining the Adler Group, Barton served as senior vice president of marketing and product management for Peopleclick, Inc., a leading total workforce acquisition solution provider. At Peopleclick, she led the strategic direction for the company's product line as well as the company's branding and positioning. Previously, Barton held vice president level roles with companies such as Sodalia North America (a division of Telecom Italia), The Hunter Group and GE Information Services.

In addition, Barton has served on the National Advisory Board for the Human Capital Institute and is a member of SHRM and IHRIM.

About The Adler Group

The Adler Group helps companies around the world make hiring top talent a competitive advantage. As the originators of Performance-based Hiringsm they offer a full range of training and consulting services for recruiters and hiring managers. Performance-based Hiring changes recruiting and hiring activities into a systematic business process. The Adler Group is an acknowledged leader in sourcing strategy development, recruiting and hiring process reengineering, and recruitment training. Their client base includes Fortune 500 clients like Yahoo!, Wells Fargo, and AIG as well as diverse organizations like the YMCA, Broadcom, HealthEast Care Systems, Lloyd's of London, and Red Bull. For more information please visit or call 888-878-1388.

Media Contacts:

Kathy Barton                            

SVP Business Development and Marketing, The Adler Group    

Voice: (888) 878-1388 x127            

Email: kathy at

Christina Ajam

Director of Marketing, The Adler Group

Voice: (408) 978-2899

Email: christina at

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.

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