Jody L. Dugan
President, Dugan Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Dugan Staffing Solutions, Inc. is a nationwide recruitment firm specializing in the placement of management professionals in both the hospitality (restaurant and hotel) and retail industries. As a designated recruiter for a variety of clients, we serve as a bridge between stable, growing companies and executives, managers, and chefs who are searching for careers/ jobs that offer opportunity for personal and professional advancement. We will be there for you as your recruiting partner through the process, from interviewing to hire.
With 22 years of industry experience as Hospitality & Restaurant Recruiters as well as Retail Talent Acquisition, an impeccable reputation and customer service that surpasses all industry standards, we take pride in our continued success in matching management candidates with our highly respected clients as we build the bridge to provide a successful and lasting partnership.
Dugan Staffing Solutions, Inc. has partnered with hundreds of the nation’s leading restaurants, hotels, and retail operations and our clients consist of Fortune 500 companies; large, corporate companies; franchises; and independent owners. Our hotel partners are internationally recognized and prestigious concepts and our restaurant partners range from the fine dining end of the spectrum to fast food establishments (including everything in between such as upscale casual, casual dining, fast casual and QSR restaurants). We provide candidates with the opportunity for exposure in the job market, as well as the opportunity to meet and interview with the nation’s leading restaurants, hotels and retail companies. We work with candidates in helping them land the ideal career by offering a range of jobs including restaurant opportunities, restaurant management jobs, restaurant multi-unit positions, restaurant corporate positions, hotel jobs, retail management careers, chef opportunities, and Human Resources positions.
We also provide our candidates with complimentary services such as resume evaluation & critiquing; interview coaching; HR, retail, hotel & restaurant management tips; and much more.
Jody Dugan is a pleasure to work with at all times. Her experience in screening talent is second to none. Her follow through and work ethic are phenomenal. We have hired many people through Dugan Staffing Solutions and will continue to do so. I highly recommend Jody and her team for any restaurant search. Jody is simply outstanding.
Working with Jody in the area of Talent Acquisition for the past year and a half has been a great pleasure. Jody’s demeanor is warm and positive as well as driven and professional. She is honest, engaged and incredibly focused on making sure she exceeds the needs our company presents and does so swiftly and efficiently. Communication with Jody is always open and easy! She has a great vision and is genuinely connected in her recruitment style. She consistently provides quality candidates and is sincerely interested in making sure the right fit is made. Her follow through and attention to detail are second to none. I’m thankful to have Jody as a Talent Acquisition partner and would highly recommend her and Dugan Staffing Solutions for your Hospitality recruiting needs.
Jody is an excellent business partner. The quality of candidates she connects with, and the level of service she provides is outstanding. Jody understands the business needs and culture, consistently making strong candidate recommendations that lead to hires. It is a pleasure working with Jody.
I have had the pleasure to work with Jody and her company as an HR Professional for 12 years in a professional capacity. She has been instrumental in helping me staff a very tough market. She has always provided me with solid potential candidates in which have saved me valuable time to focus on other HR initiatives. Jody has extensive experience in her field of management recruiting; she is a highly skilled professional and is very good at the level of business that she has provided to me over the past 12 years. She has a proven track record and has been consistent with her results. Her sense of urgency and follow up is always spot on. She has always provided me with the best possible management candidates for my market throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Jody has always come through for me in some very difficult times and was always able to come through to help me seal the deal and hire the best candidates. Her ability to effectively represent my organizations was always accurate with the highest level of professionalism. I highly recommend Jody personally and the company that she represents. Jody and Dugan and Associates would be an asset to any leadership team!” Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity.
Having worked with Dugan Staffing for nearly 10 years, we could not be happier with the relationship between our companies. DSS, and particularly Jody, really makes my job easier. Like most, I am very busy and am bombarded with calls from other recruiters. Jody really gets to know what we are looking for in each candidate and is very helpful in scheduling and following up with candidates. Saves me a lot of time! DSS is always my first call when recruiting.
Jody provides us with an excellent candidate pool. We have had a great working relationship for over 5 years. She is a pleasure to work with! Top qualities include: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity.
Jody puts a high value on the relationships that she builds with her clients. I appreciate the time and attentions that she puts into her work to insure the quality candidates are placed with my company. Top qualities include: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity.
Jody has been a terrific asset in helping in talent acquisition that are true fits within both my current organization as well as at a former company. Jody takes the time to learn what our needs are and works diligently to provide us with a significant number of candidates who fit our unique profile. Jody also follows up to insure that her candidates get through our dedicated pre-interview process and stays connected with us to foster a relationship through the entire interview process. I have always found Jody to be timely, efficient and helpful in even the most difficult of sourcing tasks. As an added benefit she is pleasant and easy to work with! Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity.
I’ve had the privilege of working with Jody Dugan and utilizing her services at Dugan Staffing Solutions to help my company find qualified restaurant managers. Jody communicates well and works diligently to help us fill our management needs in locations throughout the U.S. I’ve worked with Jody on different occasions and will continue to work with her due to her being trustworthy, reliable and willing to help on whatever needs we may have. Top qualities include: Personable, Expert, High Integrity.
I introduced Jody to a client I had as a consultant to utilize her talents as a recruiter as one of our business offerings. Jody was professional, timely and very helpful in putting together a program for this mutual client. I’ve known Jody for over 10 years and have found her to be as conscientious personally as she is professionally.
Jody is great to work with and is always on top of her game. Excellent partner to find top hires for your business. Top qualities include: Personable, Expert, On Time.
We have used Jody for recruitment of managers for my restaurant company. The candidates she provides are of high quality and dedicated to the jobs they do. They have become high performers for us. Top qualities include: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity.
I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Jody at Dugan Staffing. She listens to our needs and works hard to find the best fit for our company. I do not have the time to search in the way she does. I appreciate that she works hard to find us high quality candidates, and I know that when I receive a resume it is one she has weeded out and personally made sure could be a good fit. She takes direction and feedback very well and I never feel overwhelmed by calls or emails from Jody. It has been a pleasure to work with DSS and we are happy to have such a successful working relationship!
Ladies and Gentleman, It is my pleasure to recommend Jody Dugan to you and the services she provides. I have had the fortune to work with Jody on multiple occasions. She has always been effective and efficient. She operates with the highest levels of integrity and urgency. I have recommended her to all of my colleagues. She has always made me look good as she supported them. I strongly recommend her services. She will be an asset to any organization.
I have used Dugan Staffing Solutions for several years with three different companies. They have always listened to my needs, asked plenty of questions regarding open requisitions and have consistently presented qualified and well screened candidates. They truly care about their clients and strive to build long-term business partnerships. Their top qualities include great results, good value and high integrity. If you are in need of recruiting services, I highly recommend Dugan Staffing Solutions.
It is my pleasure to provide a reference for Jody! We have partnered together many times on different recruiting projects. Aside from having a great sense of humor, I have always found Jody to have an unwavering positive, and enthusiastic attitude! She is easy to work with, provides excellent candidates, and is quick to respond. We have a great business relationship and I look forward to continuing to work together for many years to come.