55+ Years Pioneering the Industry

Since opening our doors in 1965, MRINetwork has introduced many industry firsts that have shaped recruiting as it's known today.

Key Milestones


MRI is born

WWII veteran Alan R. Schonberg opens Management Recruiters International, Inc. in Cleveland Ohio, embarking on his entrepreneurial dream to build a world-class recruiting franchise.



MRI pioneers employer-paid search

Schonberg is the first to take the industry from applicant-paid fees (APF) to employer-paid Fees (EPF), revolutionizing the search industry.


MRI introduces contingency search

Schonberg defines the idea and methodology for contingency search, setting a new milestone for the industry.


MRI lauches MRI University

In the days of VHS tapes and paper manuals, MRI develops a robust online library focused on sharing best practices and real-world strategies.


MRI rebrands as MRINetwork

MRI evolves its name in honor of its global community of offices.


Giving back

MRI franchise owners establish the MRINetwork Charitable Foundation to support hospitalized children and disaster relief.


MRINetwork Celebrates 50 Years of Success

2015 marked the 50th anniversary of Management Recruiters International, Inc. More than 700 Network members from around the world came together to celebrate our 50 years of pioneering the industry and our success, while spring-boarding the future of MRINetwork.


A new era begins

MRI begins digital-first policies and initiatives to transform the business through technology and digital platforms.


MRI launches contract staffing services

MRI introduces an end-to-end contract staffing solution, adding advisory and EOR/AOR deployment options on a global scale.


MRI celebrates 55 years of recruitment history

MRI pays tribute to more than five decades of innovation and success.

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