About Us

We are affiliated with the MRINetwork, a global franchised firm founded in 1965 and is one of the world’s largest recruitment and placement organizations, with nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. The MRINetwork has grown into one of the largest, most successful recruitment organizations in the world.

MRI Kirkland has focused within the Architectural, Engineering & Construction industries, Insurance & Software Engineering. Through partnerships with other MRINetwork offices, we have successfully placed Sales & Marketing, Travel & Tourism, Manufacturing, and Capital Process Equipment professionals for clients across the United States.

Our President

As we continue the tradition of placing Impact Players for today’s premier companies, MRI Kirkland is led by Carmen Bactad, CSM, SHRM-SCP. Over the past 15 years in the MRINetwork, Carmen perfected her craft starting as a Recruiter, then a Trainer, an Office Manager and now as President. Prior to her tenure at MRI Kirkland her recruiting career started off in recruitment advertising and contract staffing for the Healthcare industry.


Carmen Bactad

“Having worked with Carmen, I can verify her candidate vetting and preparation process are in-depth and high quality. I have complete confidence that her candidates will embody the qualities we pride in our team members and add value to our team.”

“Carmen contacted me directly regarding an exciting career opportunity with a global environmental company. She was forthcoming with position information and expectations, all the while maintaining confidentiality for both her client and myself. My success in winning the position was largely due to the expertise and professionalism exhibited by Carmen. I would recommend her services to all companies seeking high performance talent and I urge any potential candidates to trust Carmen and the MRI process.”

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