About Us

At Core Recruiting, our mission is to help our clients thrive and grow!

With more than 20 years of corporate recruitment and human resource experience, we have built, led, and managed many teams at some of the largest and best-known companies in America.  We handle implementation, design, delivery, execution, and assessment of talent acquisition recruitment initiatives, and we help our clients acquire the top talent they need to meet their business objectives.

Our “Core Advantage” lets us apply our extensive corporate experience to any company of any size, regardless of whether it is a start-up, mid-sized, or Fortune 100.  We offer our clients a variety of innovative, customized solutions to meet their specific business and hiring needs. Unlike other agencies or staffing firms, our primary goal is to be your partner and serve you and your company, not to simply “fill and forget” a requisition.

Our very experienced and highly-trained team members come from corporate environments and have the highest levels of integrity.  We are true business partners. We treat your business as if it were our own and operating as your genuine partner helps your company foster continued growth and profitability.

Meet Our Team​

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Erin Oprian Recruiting Expert

Talent Acquisition Industry Expert

Erin Oprian, Recruitment Industry Expert, Twenty Plus years’ experience working within corporate recruiting and human resource environments. Erin is a Subject Matter Expert in hiring solutions that encompass the following:

  • Sourcing & Pipelining
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Planning & Strategy
  • Employment Branding
  • Tools & Technology
  • Workforce Planning
  • Contingent Workforce Management
  • Social Media
  • Compensation & Negotiation
  • Metrics & Analytics

In Erin’s Twenty Plus Year Career she has hired thousands of Candidates, Coached many thousands more, and overseen talent acquisition and HR projects for some of the largest most well-known companies in America. Erin has been directly responsible for implementing, designing, delivering, executing, and assessing the talent acquisition recruitment initiatives that enable companies to acquire the talent needed to meet business objectives.

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Steve Oprian CORE Executive Partner

Steve Oprian and our entire team of highly experienced corporate Senior recruiters have coached thousands of people to Job Success and Job Promotions. In our combined 20+ year careers with some of the most well-known and recognizable companies in America, We have had the privilege of partnering with people through tireless battles of company reorganization, advocating for work-life balance and overall wellbeing, job advancement, and promotion. Our entire team has a real desire to help job candidates find, navigate and secure their desired positions. As well, helping job candidates to be prepared and knowledgeable throughout the interview, offer stage and negotiating process.

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Chrissy Eblin Head of Operations of Core

Experienced Chief Operations Officer with strong business development skills, responsible for the overall efficiency of the business by driving continuous improvements throughout the company, maintaining and executing processes and ensuring that targets are met. Chrissy is responsible for people, processes and key projects and getting them implemented in record time while maintaining quality and a tempered approach throughout the completion of these projects.

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Heidi Prescott Career Coach

A trained and certified Career Coach who has over 12 years’ experience working with clients one on one and in workshop settings related to job search and career success. Heidi has written over 700 resumes and is expert at quickly identifying what is relevant then assisting clients with honing their personal brand messaging. She has a work background in corporate business as a leader, manager and team mentor in the health and life insurance and employee benefits industry.

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Kristal Darenburg-Rabb Talent Acquisition Development Coach

An experienced coach who understands the struggle of identifying career direction, and job search strategic planning. Kristal has worked with clients all over the country at all levels as a Career Coach. Kristal has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Master of Arts in Managerial Communication & Executive Coaching. She has 20 years + career experience in Healthcare Management, Hospitality, and Sales & Marketing industries. Kristal’s mission is to provide coaching that inspires empowerment that motivates people to be the best of themselves through goal-focused principles.

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Maison Ebersole Career Coach

Maison Ebersole has experience supporting numerous corporate clients and their Human Resources teams. Projects include candidate sourcing and interviewing, onboarding, project tool implementation, culture curation, company training, and LinkedIn branding.

Maison utilizes her skill set as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator at CORE. She will be your confidant as you move through our process of building the skills needed to jumpstart your career success.

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Erica Burrus Fishell Talent Acquisition Leader MPS, SHRM-CP

Erica brings over 8 years of progressive experience working in the field of human resources, with an expertise in talent recruiting, talent development, and employee relations. She has proven success researching and implementing talent retention programs, as well as developing comprehensive staffing programs from infancy to inception. She began her professional experience in the mortgage and finance industry, which then translated to successfully navigating the past 11 years as a manager and mentor within the Biotechnology industry.

Erica is a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Professional, and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Employment Relations, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, both earned at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA.

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Dezzi Sr. Recruiter & Career Coach Expert

With over 10 years experience as a full life cycle recruiter who has handled talent acquisition for companies ranging from early-stage tech startups to Fortune 500’s, and has worked with industries ranging from mortgage and real estate to fintech, augmented reality, Software As A Service to entertainment.

Her hands-on style of prepping her own candidates through the interview process, thus enabling them to land the right roles sooner than their competition, was what led her to becoming a career coach.

She brings a unique perspective to her role as a career coach, given that her being a full life cycle recruiter means that, just like her own career coaching clients, she still has to constantly and actively reach out to companies to tap the hidden job market.

In addition, she not only has reviewed thousands of resumes and Linkedin profiles, interviewed hundreds of candidates, but has also designed, executed and implemented hiring plans for companies. From coming up with candidate personas to writing the job postings and interview scorecards to shortlisting applicants, handling screenings and salary negotiations, she coaches by drawing back the insider curtain that the average job hunter doesn’t get an opportunity to see past.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are 20+ year professional, active and real-world experts in the recruitment & hiring field. We have and currently work with large well-known Fortune 500 corporate clients for their internal recruitment and hiring needs as well we are brought in to help them fix internal recruitment processes and issues within the companies and organizations. We have helped our clients and have been responsible for implementation, design, delivery, execution, and assessment of the talent acquisition recruitment initiatives that enable our corporate clients to acquire the top talent needed to meet their business objectives.