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The Blue Collar Recruiter Expands into Ohio

The Blue Collar Recruiter (TBCR), a skilled workforce permanent placement firm, is pleased to announce the opening of a new franchise location in the central Ohio market.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, franchise owners Thom and Heidi Reichelderfer have 50-plus years of management, hiring and development experience serving skilled workforce industries. Their family-owned business is single-minded in its mission to help blue-collar employers achieve their skilled workforce goals and to support candidates in furthering their professional careers.

The Blue Collar Recruiter connects skilled trades candidates with regional employers. As the need for skilled workers in trades industries grows in communities like Columbus and across the United States, The Blue Collar Recruiter team is eager to be part of the solution. Backed by the support and resources of the national franchise, the Columbus office is poised to make a positive impact on both regional businesses and job seekers.

“We understand how underserved the employers and candidates are that make the skilled professional industries run,” says Thom. “We have designed a system incorporating discovery, training and effective placement to do our part in tackling this challenge.”

The Blue Collar Recruiter offers career opportunities at several levels across a wide range of residential and commercial trade services, including:

· Apprentice, Journeyman and Master Plumbers

· Apprentice, Journeyman and HVAC Technicians

· Residential, Commercial and Industrial Electricians

· Appliance Repair and Maintenance Technicians

· Heavy Machinery and CDL Operators

· Experienced Office Staff including Accounting, IT and Logistical Coordinators

· New Build and Restoration Project Managers

· Warehouse and Scheduling Supervisors

· Commercial Sales Consultants

The Blue Collar Recruiter focuses on helping employers identify the right fit talent needed to grow their businesses, as well as offering candidates interested in the trades a “roadmap to success” through a Virtual Trade School.

For more information, visit or call 614-324-3736.

About The Blue Collar Recruiter

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, The Blue Collar Recruiter was founded in 2020 with the goal of helping residential and commercial employers grow by locating highly qualified, in-demand tradespeople. The permanent placement recruitment firm employs a team of recruiters who work virtually across the U.S. The Blue Collar Recruiter offers franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs interested in starting their own trades-based placement firm.

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