Karakostantis Named The Select Group’s Director of Branch Operations

Restructuring Allows CEO to Focus on National Expansion

Raleigh, NC, August 30, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The Select Group, a full-service technical recruiting firm specializing in the placement of technology (IT) and engineering positions, has promoted George Karakostantis from Account Manager to Director of Branch Operations.

With two new offices in San Diego, CA and Washington, D.C., Karakostantis’ promotion will allow CEO Sheldon Wolitski the opportunity to focus more time on growing The Select Group’s presence nationally.

“I look forward to taking Sheldon’s vision and making sure it’s carried out in the Raleigh office,” Karakostantis said. “This truly is one of the most exciting opportunities in my career.”

Karakostantis is a graduate of North Carolina State University and previously worked at IBM as a Maintenance & Technical Support Sales Executive, as well as an Account Manager at TEKsystems.

“George’s success at The Select Group makes him the right person to manage the Raleigh office, CEO Sheldon Wolitski said. “I’m excited to see him take the company to the next level.”

Founded in 1999 with headquarters in Raleigh, N.C., The Select Group has been recognized nationally as one of the most innovative, fastest growing companies in the Southeast region. Recent acknowledgements include: Business Leader Media's List of Top 100 NC Small Businesses in 2009; Inc. Magazine’s renowned Inc. 500, Triangle Business Journal’s Best Places to Work; Top Ten N.C. Small Businesses; Top Technical Staffing Company list; Top Executive Staffing list; and Top 40 under 40 Leadership Award. Additional recognitions include the Business Leaders Movers and Shakers; Human Resources Impact Leaders; SouthEast Inc. 500 List; and an American Business Awards finalist for Best Overall Company.

About The Select Group
The Select Group is the award-winning, full-service recruiting partner providing customized service to specifically address corporate hiring processes and requirements. Specializing in technology (IT) and engineering positions, The Select Group’s proprietary and highly-personal screening methodology finds and retains elite talent. Companies and candidates trust The Select Group’s customer-focused approach to deepen their competitive advantage, fostering long-term relationships. Offering contract, contract to permanent and permanent recruiting services, The Select Group delivers the flexibility expected by both candidates and companies alike. For more information, please visit www.selectgroup-rtp.com or Maggie D’Angelo at maggie@selectgroup-rtp.com.

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