Where Our Route Started:

Route Networking Group was born out of the genuine need for a corporate recruiting agency with roots in Idaho and a professional network across the Northwest.

In the winter of 2014, our founder, Jessica Cafferty was faced with the challenge of searching for her next career from afar (thousands of miles away in Texas). Despite numerous attempts to reach the companies she was interested in working with, her resume ended up shuffled in with the rest; undoubtedly sitting unopened, in a hiring parties’ inbox. Frustrated with the process and discouraged by her prospects, she turned her attention to recruiters.

Unfortunately, this too, proved to be frustrating. Boise truly lacked a local presence from a recruiting standpoint. Of the firms that she tried, many focused instead on “staffing” or “temporary” needs- roles that as a business professional, she was overqualified for. Those that weren’t staffing agencies were instead, either huge firms detached from the local market, or firms that were highly specialized to work with a single occupation. Of all of the options available, none proved to be a viable resource and none seemed truly interested in her goals.

So, after months of research, several pitches to mentors, friends, and family, a 25 hour drive back to Boise, and several visits with the Small Business Associations’ office, Route Networking Group was born.

Why Choose Route?

Founded in Boise, Idaho, we are proud to be a recruiting agency that is deeply connected to the communities we serve. We exist to help Idaho and Northwestern companies meet their growth strategies by providing them with exceptional, hard-to-find talent. We focus on developing close relationships with both our candidates and our customers through a high-touch, tailored, and efficient experience.

As an agency dedicated to “networking” (it’s in the name), we like to think we help keep the “human” element in “human capital”. And, we’re building a professional network unlike any other.

Route Networking Group is unlike any other recruiting agency and we’re not afraid to admit it.

Our expertise is vast and varied; from helping to source incredibly niche technical talent, to partnering with early-stage startups on their first series of hires, to identifying and connecting with industry veterans and C-Level executives, our recruiting team is highly capable across numerous verticals, occupational levels, and industries. Not only that, but we’re proud to also partner with our clients on a variety of other as-needed services such as: providing detailed salary benchmarking analysis, interview process consultation, on-boarding assistance, and other Talent Acquisition services.

The “throwing spaghetti at a wall” tactic is never employed

We’re thorough in our approach to any hiring process. We develop an individualized strategy for each opening that our customers have. We constantly seek feedback in order to more efficiently and effectively provide the RIGHT fit for every role. Furthermore, we’re not interested in poaching candidates or even “head hunting”. Instead, we build relationships through thoughtful and insightful conversations with our candidates. Thus, we gain a better understanding of his/her qualifications, as well as his/her personality, motivators, and career goals. And ultimately, we gain a better understanding of where he/she would fit best.

Whether you’re a candidate considering his or her career options, or a business with hard-to-fill position openings in the Northwest, Route Networking Group can provide you with extensive employment and recruiting support.