Connecting talent with opportunity

About Us

Launched in 1999, Objective Paradigm (OP) meets their client’s tech hiring demands through customized services such as Dedicated Recruiting Services (DRS), Direct Hire, and Talution IT Staffing Services. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, OP, employs over 50 passionate recruiters, researchers, and hiring experts serving companies large and small across the nation.

“Our mission is the same today as it’s been since we opened our doors — to be the most respected and effective recruiting firm for every client and candidate we work with.” – Objective Paradigm’s Founders

Our History

 

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OP supports clients across the country, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to tech startups with a focus in professional services, financial services, and emerging technologies. Learn more about our core services here.

Meet the Leadership Team

  • Kevin Krumm

    Kevin Krumm

    CEO

    Kevin drives growth by empowing OP to employ innovation, creativity and hustle to deliver more value to clients and candidates than any other provider. His passion lies with identifying talented people capable of disrupting the status quo by leveraging insight and technology.

  • Ryan Pollock

    Ryan Pollock

    Founder and President

    Ryan is the central catalyst for OP’s growth. He develops business opportunities with a level of unmatched persistence, even in the highly competitive IT search arena.

  • Ben Solomon

    Ben Solomon

    Director of Sourcing and Research

    Ben is charged with the development of OP’s sourcing practices. He oversees research initiatives and is immersed in the intersection of recruiting and technology.

  • Jim Glab

    Jim Glab

    Director of Recruiting

    Jim oversees the ongoing development of information technology recruiters and account managers at OP, as well as the delivery of recruiting services.

  • Kelly Hallgren

    Kelly Hallgren

    Practice Lead, Staffing Group

    Kelly has expert insight into the competitive landscape for talent. She leads the successful relationships between OP’s technology professionals and clients.

  • Evan Pollock

    Evan Pollock

    Managing Partner, FinTech

    Evan leads the growth of OP’s Direct Hire practice and works with high-frequency trading firms, financial institutions, software startups, and consulting firms.

  • Marc Salvati

    Marc Salvati

    Practice Lead, NYC Office

    Marc spearheads OP’s NYC operation, he’s creating and maintaining a client and candidate base which enhances OP’s national presence for continued growth.

Join Our Team

Aside from Objective Paradigm’s amazing ping pong table, trampoline, and bags lounge that our employees frequent throughout the day, we offer a number of amazing benefits including health insurance effective your first day of employment!

Here at OP, we know our employees well-being and happiness makes our business better, which is why we offer:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage on your first day
  • Long term and short term disability
  • 401k profit sharing
  • FSA
  • Casual dress code
  • Paid vacation + holidays
  • Contest opportunities for additional days off
  • Complete transparency with performance visibility at your fingertips via a real-time reporting and analytics platform
  • Healthy snacks, bagel Wednesdays, and the occasional catered lunch
  • Company parties and outings
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Monthly All Hands meeting that includes updates on company news, celebrations of both individual and team achievements, and adult beverages
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Stand up desks
  • Lunch & Learns
  • Monthly happy hours
  • Open Communication
  • Fun Committee dedicated to your fun!

Contact Objective Paradigm today to talk to us about opportunities within our company.

Our Company Culture

Objective Paradigm has been certified by The Good Jobs. Click on the Culture Badges to learn more.

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