Barbara Chaplick established The Chaplick Group in 2009 after a successful corporate recruitment and executive search career with leading companies. Her expertise is Executive Staffing Strategies and Initiatives and her industry knowledge encompasses Software, Information Technology, Telecom, Financial Services, E-Commerce, Defense, Energy, Consumer, Private Sector and Technology-based Manufacturing ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.
Prior to launching The Chaplick Group, Ms Chaplick managed executive recruiting projects at H5, a San Francisco based electronic discovery technology company recruiting Practice Directors on a national basis. Ms Chaplick was also an Executive Recruiter, Global Staffing for MarketTools, Inc, a full-service on-line marketing research company based in San Francisco. Her role was sourcing, recruiting and hiring Sr Sales Executives and Qualitative and Quantitative Research professionals on a global basis. Prior to MarketTools, Chaplick was an Executive Staffing Consultant for Getronics, one of the world’s leading providers of vendor independent IT Solutions and Services. Ms Chaplick was also a Senior Staffing Consultant for the PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board), a private-sector, non-profit organization, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, recruiting Big4 Senior Auditing professionals. In addition, Ms Chaplick provided executive search consulting services to The Adler Group and Caminus Corporation (SunGard Energy Systems).
Chaplick’s executive search and international recruiting background was at Aubin International, a leader in executive search for global technology companies. Her position as Principal was managing search execution while developing and maintaining client relations. Her strong customer service orientation coupled with her ability to partner with senior management in gaining an in-depth understanding of their business and the critical skills and experience required, was a valuable asset in recruiting executives worldwide including Germany, UK, France and Latin America. A partial list of clients include Citigroup, Sycamore Networks, LandTel, InSilicon, General Dynamics, Dell Computer and KPN Quest.
Prior to Aubin International, Chaplick established Competitive Staffing Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm providing professional and management staffing services. As Principal, she developed and implemented strategic staffing programs for targeted and executive hires in IT, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Engineering. Her clients included Fidelity Investments, Inso Corporation (eBT International), IllusionFusion, Lucent Technologies and Skillsoft Corporation.
Chaplick’s earlier career in Human Resources included Director, Human Resources Technology Division for a Boston-based management consulting firm where her role was new business development and the overall management and strategic direction for a $2M Contract Recruiting Division. She was also a Senior Staffing Consultant for over eight years at Costello, Erdlen and Company, providing staffing services to Analog Devices, AI Corporation, Colgate-Palmolive, Digital Corporation (Compaq), Cullinet Software (Computer Associates), Kendall Company (Tyco), Polaroid Corporation, PictureTel, Programart (Compuware) and Logicon TASC.