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ABB Selects The RightThing to Deliver World-Class Recruiting Services

Date: May 12 2009

May 12, 2009 — Findlay, OH —The RightThing, the number one recruitment process outsourcing company, and ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, today announced a new partnership to deliver world-class recruitment solutions for ABB’s growing North American employee base. Under the agreement, The RightThing will assist ABB in recruiting services for both exempt and non-exempt positions.

ABB’s North American operations, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, employ about 15,000 people in manufacturing and other facilities.

As a seasoned provider serving more clients and industries than any other RPO firm, The RightThing will provide ABB with world-class recruiting initiatives and administrative support for virtually all positions throughout ABB’s North American footprint.

“ABB is an exceptional company and is seriously committed to recruiting the best and the brightest talent available,” said Terry Terhark, CEO of The RightThing. “Working as an extension of ABB’s Human Resources team, we will serve as a support system to help both strategically and administratively throughout the recruiting and talent-acquisition process.”

The RightThing will use proven methodologies and best practices to create customized sourcing strategies along with proprietary technology to streamline ABB’s recruitment process. In addition, The RightThing will provide ABB with world-class recruiting initiatives that will significantly reduce reliance on third-party contingency recruiters, providing the client with significant cost reduction.

ABB is the world’s leading provider of transmission and distribution equipment for the power grid and renewable energy sources, including grid modernization (the “smart grid”). It is also a global leader in automation products and process automation systems, providing both its power and automation customers with greater energy efficiency, reliability and productivity.

“ABB is dedicated to finding the best candidates in the marketplace while simultaneously controlling cost,” explained Shelia Gray, ABB Director of Recruiting for the U.S. “The RightThing enables us to quickly respond to increased hiring needs, and we are very enthusiastic about building our partnership together.”

About The RightThing

The RightThing is the number one enterprise recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider.  Harnessing the power of unmatched proprietary technology, The RightThing continues to lead the industry with innovative, scalable solutions that help clients find, recruit, hire and retain top talent.  Dedicated to recruitment leadership, technology and outsourcing, The RightThing offers recruiting solutions to small, medium and large organizations serving many of the world’s leading companies. The RightThing is also parent company to AIRS, the leading provider of recruitment training. For more information, visit

About ABB

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 120,000 people. The company's North American operations, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, employ about 15,000 people in 20 manufacturing and other major facilities.


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