Steve Quarles

About Steve Quarles

Steve Quarles is the Co-Founder and President of Kore1. Known for forward-thinking business strategies and outstanding business results, Steve has built a reputation as a leader within the staffing business community. Leveraging both his diverse entrepreneurial and staffing background, Steve is keenly aware of trends and changes in hiring that potentially affect the profitability of operations in large organizations. Steve’s background contains a distinctive and strategic combination of visionary leadership and business acumen which has allowed him to be instrumental in building multimillion-dollar revenues, establishing successful sales organizations, and effectively leading teams through periods of growth, volatility and change. As a prolific problem solver and team builder, Steve demonstrates a high level of prowess tackling a problem from detection to resolution. His success is directly attributable to his ability to unify organizations, initiate action, and deliver results. Core strengths include: Entrepreneurship, Brand Development, Startups, Operations and Business Development

4 Sales Industry Trends Impacting Your Career

Sales roles may be some of the oldest positions in business, but that doesn’t mean sales techniques have remained the same. Over the years a number of innovations have come and gone, some destined to remain brief fads while others have ingrained themselves into the fabric of a sales professional’s process. When evaluating which […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Sales||

Why You Should Sell for the IT Staffing Industry

The sales field is massive. Even though the titles of many sales positions are the same, the role looks vastly different across industries. The struggles, opportunities, and even day-to-day responsibilities can vary. However, there is always one constant: salespeople for any industry work hard and risk burning out over the years. When it’s time […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Sales||

8 of the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in 2017

When it comes to rising IT compensation, a perfect storm has quickly crossed the country and changed tech landscapes everywhere. The national IT unemployment rate sits at 2.8%, setting the stage for a shortage of tech workers. In Chicago, there’s been a 34.9% increase in tech positions since 2010, which indicates healthy demand. Meanwhile, […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: IT Hiring, IT Salary||

2016 IT Salary Guide for Southern California

Demand in Southern California continues to grow while the tech industry maintains its driving force in the region. Despite this upward trajectory, it appears that the supply of available IT professionals simply falls short. This has led to stiff competition between companies, increased average salaries, and creative tactics to overcome the challenge of this […]

By |February 10th, 2016|Categories: IT Salary|Tags: , , |

KORE1’s Devin Hornick Promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President

KORE1, a highly technical recruiting and staffing solutions firm with nationwide influence, is pleased to announce that Devin Hornick has been promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President at KORE1. Devin has been the lead producer at the company, driving the team towards client service excellence and growing KORE1’s connections to fit the business […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Inside KORE1|Tags: , |

KORE1’s Tom Kenaley Promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President

KORE1, a national provider of highly technical recruiting and staffing solutions, is proud to announce that Tom Kenaley has been promoted to Senior Partner and Vice President at KORE1. Tom has been a front-line contributor to KORE1’s recent successes and will be critical to the company’s growth strategies over the coming years.

Tom has been […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside KORE1|Tags: , |

KORE1 named to 2015 Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies

KORE1, a top provider of IT services and solutions in the Southern California area, is proud to announce that it has yet again been named to the 2015 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies. This marks the third time that KORE1 has been featured on the prestigious list.

“Being named to the […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Inside KORE1|Tags: |

How to Determine Cultural Fit in IT Candidates

When an open IT position means lost performance in the face of looming deadlines, urgency in the hiring process is key – especially when the demand for IT talent is so much higher than the supply. But urgency can come with a cost, and needs to be carefully balanced with taking the time to […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: IT Hiring|Tags: , , |

Behind the Scenes with the KORE1 Team: Brent Underhill

In the staffing industry, it’s easy for someone to say they’re working with your best interests in mind. But you need someone who can walk the talk. Meet Brent Underhill, KORE1’s Director of Recruiting. It’s his job to recruit top tech talent for our clients. Brent joined the KORE1 team four years ago and […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Categories: Inside KORE1|Tags: , |

Helping Your Community Helps Your Career: Devin Hornick Shares His Insight

How are you using your professional abilities to help make a difference? KORE1 partner Devin Hornick was recently interviewed by Russ Williams, founder of Passkeys Foundation, to discuss exactly that.

Passkeys is a nonprofit foundation focused on inspiring Orange County leaders to use their skills and resources for the good of their community. This weekly […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |