Murray Resources Makes Houston Business Journal’s List of Largest Direct Hire Firms

(Houston, TX – October 17, 2012) – Murray Resources, a leading Houston recruiting firm, today announced that the company has earned a spot on the Houston Business Journal’s list of the top 25 direct hire placement firms in Houston. The list ranks recruiting firms by the number of direct hire placements made in the Houston area in 2011.

“Being named one of Houston’s top recruiting firms is a wonderful accomplishment for our team because it recognizes the tremendous job they do for our employers and candidates every day. While our focus has always been on offering the highest quality recruiting services and not necessarily on being the largest firm, our company’s growth is a welcome by-product of our team’s hard work and dedication,” said Marsha Murray, president of Murray Resources.

Ms. Murray started Murray Resources in 1988 with a $2,000 loan she used to purchase a typewriter, business cards, and a brochure. 24 years later, the firm has grown to count over 800 companies as clients, including eleven Fortune™ 500 organizations. To date, Murray Resources has placed thousands of job seekers in roles ranging from administrative assistants to c-level executives.

Murray Resources provides direct-hire services to leading Houston companies, with a focus on the following areas:

  • Administrative
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Manufacturing / Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Sales
Murray Resources also offers temporary, contract, temp-to-hire, payrolling, onsite recruiting management, and testing / assessment services.

About Murray Resources
Founded in 1988, Murray Resources is a leading Houston recruiting firm and staffing agency. The company serves a base of over 800 client companies, including numerous Fortune™ 1000 companies and high-growth small and medium-sized organizations, in the areas of administrative, accounting, customer service, engineering, finance, human resources, manufacturing, marketing, operations, and sales.  Murray Resources’ 95% Performance Evaluation Score represents one of the highest placement satisfaction rates in the industry. The company has been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Houston Business Journal and the #1 Fastest Growing Woman Owned Business in the Personnel Category by the Houston Business Journal. For more information, contact Murray Resources at 713.935.0009 or visit