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"We used to look at 50 candidates to hire one. Thanks to DMC, we now look at only three or four. They’ve done an excellent job of weeding out the unqualified applicants." -Jason Lynn, The Decorators Unlimited

We are
Design Management Company.

Whether you need to hire another interior designer, showroom manager or CEO — or if you need one new employee, ten, or more — use DMC’s retained recruiting services to staff the optimal workforce for your business.

 

Put our 20 years of networking, resources and experience in the interior design and home furnishings industry to work for you. Take advantage of the opportunity to find the best candidates, with the skills you need. We guarantee we’ll help you avoid the unnecessary cost of a wrong hire.

 

Download the PDF version of DMC’s White Paper on The Need for Recruiting Talent Now.

A Holistic Approach to Hiring

DMC is not a job matching service. In addition to recruiting assistance, DMC provides expert evaluation of your business, to develop a holistic approach that integrates the hiring process into a customized program for taking your business to the next level of professional success.

 

Our retained recruiting services are tailored to your needs.

Expertise

Evaluate
Determining the role needed to fulfill the job duties.

Search
Manage advertisments and entire candidate search process.

Screen
We screen candidates both online and in person, capturing salient responses via video for your private review. Making final recommendations on the best candidates for you to interview.

Consult
Providing advice on compensation packages and structures.

Some happy clients

"It was certainly the most fun I've had on an interview in a long time!"
Sabrina Pagani
"Lloyd, Thank you for meeting me in Chicago and helping me to again refocus on my short term goals. The exercise of updating my resume brought clarity for me! We sometimes touch people’s lives and change is given birth. Your conversation has given me food for thought, a new perspective and new direction to continue serving others, just maybe not exclusively with interior design! Thank you for kindling new inspiration!"
Joan Scheib, Joan Scheib Interiors
"Thank you, thank you, thank you. I am still going strong, age 70… and busier than I could have ever imagined with amazing jobs. You are my GURU…. You are the reason I make $$. You are the reason I hold my ground with tough clients. Years ago I spent maybe $500-$1000 with a consultation and it was by far the best $$ I ever spent."
Jane Frankel, Julie Frankel Interiors
"Lloyd is an extraordinary professional with great integrity, an amazing wealth of knowledge and great insights about the interior design industry. He is energetic, candid, thorough, straightforward, smart and very accurate in his assessment and recommendations. I can’t thank him enough for the wonderful advice, ideas, connections and other benefits provided to my company!"
Maria Britto, Interior Designer, Contemporary Art Expert, Entrepreneur
"After working with Lloyd and receiving the decisive marketing plan he created especially for me, my interior design business has definite direction. I find I’m much better equipped to deal with the ups and downs of a volatile economy with this valuable road map."
Shiree Hanson, Segerstrom Shiree Segerstrom Interior Design
"Lloyd exemplifies thought leadership in the design industry! I was lucky to have the opportunity to work with Lloyd during his tenure as the Communications Director for the Los Angeles Chapter of ASID and gained a wealth of knowledge around marketing strategy…"
Erik Hansen, Creative Director at Bates Creative Group
"Lloyd is the person you hire when you need to grow your business. He is bright, creative, and understands the A&D industry like no other. I am privileged to work with him especially when he helps promote Interior Design Magazine’s events. He should be cloned!"
Regina Freedman, M.S.Ed, CPC, Founder, Shiftshape Coaching
"I have yet to meet anyone in my professional experience, as focused as Lloyd Princeton when it come to connecting the right people with one another to make a significant impact by his introductions. He is genuinely concerned and generous with his colleagues and fellow human beings. Meticulous, thorough, and detailed, on any project, and is always ready and loaded with collaborative idea no matter what the project is. I look forward to further collaborations and project that include Lloyd as a member of our team."
Emad Ghobrial Founder and CEO, Preferred Group, Inc.
"Lloyd is the best matchmaker for anyone who needs to hire an interior designer, architect, or landscape professional, for any kind of project, anywhere in the world!"
Vlada Von Shats, Owner at VVS Restaurant Business Consulting , LLC
"I wanted to thank you for a very honest conversation. Your insight and directness enabled me to push myself out of the box, make some decisions and obtain my current position."
Tom Stack, Architect, New York
"I enjoyed your seminar and truly believe it has universal appeal for anyone that wants to charge a premium for their products/services."
Brendan Rigney, ECHELON HOME PRODUCTS

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