||About Kent Kirkland, C.P.C.:
About Kent Kirkland, C.P.C.:
Kent Kirkland has been recruiting and placing permanent engineering,
scientific, software, and other technical personnel since 1981. He
spent his six years with a large full service agency, spent another
six years as a subcontractor with another agency specializing in
technical and software engineering, and then opened KirklandSEARCH,
Connecticut agency registration # 2011458, in Shelton, Connecticut
in August, 1993. In 2007, the office was moved to Beacon Falls,
Connecticut. He conducts both local and national searches,
depending on the client's requirements. He has recruited a
wide range of technical personnel over the years, including all
types of mechanical, software, hardware, sales, applications,
quality, and manufacturing engineers, biotechnology and information
technology professionals, scientists, and other support staff.
Seeking long term business relationships, Kent uses straightforward,
"trust-based" sales methods, and he takes a direct, forthright
approach in dealings with both client companies and recruits.
Of course, all conversations with recruits are confidential.
Recruits are notified of opportunities prior to presentations
being made to the client companies. He does not handle temporary
or "temp to perm" recruiting. Kent Kirkland holds a BA degree in
History from the University of Delaware. The National Association
of Personnel Consultants awarded him the Certified Personnel
Consultant designation in 1984. He is married to a school teacher
and has a daughter currently attending Southern Connecticut State
University. Originally from Delaware, after living in Virginia
and North Carolina, he moved to Connecticut in 1979. Kent is the
son of J.J. Kirkland, PhD, a research scientist internationally
recognized as being an expert in the field of High Performance
Liquid Chromatography (HPLC).