Willory Recognized as NorthCoast 99 Top Scorer

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Northeast Ohio – Willory is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work! This is the second time that Willory has received the award. In 2015, Willory was honored in its first year of eligibility, this year Willory was named the “Top Scorer – Small Business.”

“Being recognized as one of the top firms is a great honor,” says John Bernatovicz, Willory’s president and founder, “the last few years have been ones of tremendous growth, both financially and for the firm.”

NorthCoast 99 recognizes great places to work for top performing people that drive results, provide competitive advantages, and allow businesses to innovate and grow. Applicants are evaluated based on policies and practices related to the attraction and retention of top performers, as well as data collected from employee surveys.

“We’re extremely honored to recognize the 2016 NorthCoast 99 winners. These organizations have earned the right to call themselves a great workplace by their dedication to attracting, supporting, retaining, and motivating their Top Performers. ERC developed the NorthCoast 99 program with the hopes of inspiring local leaders to promote the great workplace movement,” comments Pat Perry, President of ERC.

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The program focuses on organizational practices and performance. The program is presented by ERC (www.yourerc.com), the area’s leading professional services organization dedicated to HR. Sponsors of the NorthCoast 99 program include: Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, CareerCurve, Cleveland Magazine, ERC Health, Frantz Ward LLP, Gino’s Awards, Oswald Companies, Staffing Solutions Enterprises, and Ultimate Software.

About Willory

Willory serves all of Ohio, the United States, and the globe with its unique approach, exclusively fulfilling the needs of the HR & payroll space. It is our passionate focus that ensures capabilities and candidates that cannot be found anywhere else – whether for temporary staffing, direct hire or consulting services. For more information, please visit us online at www.willory.com.

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The recruiter formerly known as Lisa Dean is now Lisa Mamula. Although Lisa, Willory’s director of client relations & staffing, officially changed her name yesteryear following her 2013 nuptials, she is now ready to change her name professionally.

Lisa decided against professionally changing her name until now because of the transition from THRD to Willory. She wanted to ensure her clients knew who to contact at Willory and had as smooth of a transition as possible. Now, almost two years after the acquisition it’s time for her professional life to meet with her personal life.

She has over fifteen years of staffing experience with a balanced approach to managing her client and consultant relationships. Lisa held prior HR Generalist and Specialist roles with prominent organizations in manufacturing, distribution and retail. Her practical knowledge of HR has allowed her to effectively relate to the professionals she works with on a daily basis.

“The acquisition of THRD has been seamless, largely in part because of Lisa’s dedication to her clients and profession. We are able to deepen our commitment to providing Northeast Ohio’s HR and payroll communities with excellent service because of Lisa’s passion,” says Willory’s Founder and President John Bernatovicz.

Lisa expertly works with each client to develop a deep understanding of what makes each organization and open position unique. In 2014, Lisa had the most amount of temporary placements among the Willory Team and was the top performing in terms of gross margin.

In fitting with Willory’s love of golf, Lisa met her husband, Ronnie, at a golf course. Their family also consists of four children, all teenagers. They live in Hudson, Ohio.

And, in case you’re wondering, it’s pronounce “MAM-YOU-LA.”

Lisa’s contact information:
Lisa@willory.com
330-968-0082 (Office)
216-401-5405 (Cell)
Twitter: @LisaDeanHR

NorthCoast 99 Includes Willory In Its First Year of Eligibility

Staffing and Consulting Firm Selected As One of the Best Places to Work in Northeast Ohio

NC99 black Medium(September 1, 2015) Akron, Ohio – The nation’s only firm dedicated solely to staffing and consulting for HR & payroll was recognized today as a top employer in Northeast Ohio. Willory, based in Bath, Ohio was included today in the NorthCoast 99, a list of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work recognized annually by ERC. The NorthCoast 99 are top performing organizations based on a variety of criteria including corporate philosophy, providing challenging & meaningful work, compensation, organizational support, work-life benefits, career development/opportunities, leadership and culture.

“To be celebrating this achievement a few months shy of reaching our five year anniversary is truly amazing – a great honor for our firm,” said John Bernatovicz, president and founder of Willory. “While the vision for Willory as a great place to work has come to fruition, it could have never been possible without the great team we’ve formed and their dedication to making this a special place to work. It also shows our commitment to human resources and attracting top talent to the region.”

The NorthCoast 99 winners will be honored at a recognition dinner September 24th. This is the first year Willory has won the award and based upon stringent requirements, it was the first year the organization was eligible.

This is the 17th year that ERC has presented the NorthCoast 99 award, recognizing organizations for their ability to maintain great workplaces. The program was developed and is presented by ERC (www.yourERC.com). ERC is the area’s leading professional services organization dedicated to HR. Services provided by ERC include Compensation surveys, HR Help Desk, HR & Workplace compliance information, employee and management training, HR Consulting and health insurance for small and mid-size business.

“We’ve been very excited to see the stories from this year’s NorthCoast 99 winning organizations, and how they’ve created cultures for Top Performers to thrive. NorthCoast 99 has transformed from a workplace competition to a movement. We see it every day and are gratified that more and more local CEOs are shifting towards a great workplace strategy,” comments Pat Perry, ERC’s president.

About Willory
Willory serves all of Ohio, the United States, and the globe with its unique approach, exclusively fulfilling the needs of the HR & payroll space. It is our passionate focus that ensures capabilities and candidates that cannot be found anywhere else – whether for temporary staffing, direct hire or consulting services. For more information, please visit us online at www.willory.com.

Willory Increases Consulting Practice Expertise and Capabilities

HR and Payroll Staffing Firm Announces Expanded Staff Including New Leadership

(July 7, 2014) Akron, Ohio – Willory announced today that it has significantly increased its consulting practice’s capabilities and staff.  As the nation’s only firm exclusively serving the specific staffing needs of the HR and payroll community, more and more of Willory’s industry-leading clients were asking for additional and more extensive HR and payroll project consulting experience, complementing Willory’s direct and temporary staffing capabilities.

Willory’s consulting team will aim to put HR in its rightful seat at the leadership table of organizations by addressing organizations top concerns including attracting top talent, engaging and retaining the best employees, and developing leaders to fill in the inevitable gaps baby boomer retirements will create.

This announcement follows on the heels of the acquisition of the staffing business unit of Cleveland-based, The Human Resource Department, Inc. (THRD).

“Our growth is not only great news for us, but for the local economy as the need for HR and payroll professionals and project-based work around growing companies and staying current with HR infrastructure is on the rise.  Our ability to understand this specific market needs has helped us fill these needs and kept great clients coming back as they grow,” said John Bernatovicz, Willory’s founder and president.

About Willory
Willory serves all of Ohio, the United States, and the globe with its unique approach, exclusively fulfilling the needs of the HR & payroll space.  It is our passionate focus that ensures capabilities and candidates that cannot be found anywhere else – whether for temporary staffing, direct hire or consulting services.  For more information, please visit us online at willory.com or contact John Bernatovicz at (330) 576-5486.

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Willory Announces Acquisition of Staffing Division of The Human Resource Department, Inc.

Akron Firm Grows Its HR Staff and Deepens Expertise with Purchase

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(December 16, 2013) Akron, Ohio – Willory, a national firm exclusively serving the specific needs of the HR & payroll community, announced today the acquisition of the staffing business unit of Cleveland-based The Human Resource Department, Inc. (THRD).  Given the rise in demand for HR professionals, Willory made this move to deepen its industry-leading position as the definitive source for Human Resource & Payroll temporary staffing, direct hire and consulting needs.

With a laser-focused approach and a skillful staff filling roles across the United States, Willory’s growth has exceeded even founder, John Bernatovicz’s expectations.

“Our track record of success is a testament to our commitment to serving the HR and payroll community better, and with greater enthusiasm than anyone else in the nation!  With rising demand, we’re keeping this commitment with the addition of The Human Resource Department, Inc.’s inspired team and resources,” explains Bernatovicz.

As part of the acquisition, Lisa Dean will be joining Willory as Director of Client Relations and Recruiting.  She brings a wealth of knowledge along with a diverse network of highly-skilled and versatile HR consultants and candidates.  Having these additional resources at Willory’s disposal complements its already deep network of HR and payroll professionals. High quality and capable HR professionals are in high demand, and it is Willory’s commitment to be the go-to source for HR professionals, no matter the role or the length of service required.

“I’m thrilled to have found such a great fit for our staffing team,” said Chuck Niles, President and founder of The Human Resource Department, Inc. “For nearly twenty years, we’ve been serving our clients with a world class set of HR professionals that will only help Willory solidify their leadership position in HR & payroll staffing and consulting.”

About Willory:

Willory serves all of Ohio, the United States, and the globe with its unique approach, exclusively fulfilling the needs of the HR & payroll space.  It is our passionate focus that ensures capabilities and candidates that cannot be found anywhere else – whether for temporary staffing, direct hire or consulting services.  For more information, please visit us online at willory.com or contact John Bernatovicz at (330) 576-5486.