Pacific Reach Advisors, Inc. - Cross-border recruitment for the U.S. and Japanese markets

Pacific Reach Advisors is a boutique consulting firm specializing in cross-border recruitment, market entry and HR technology development for the U.S. and Japanese markets.

Founded in 2012, our fully bilingual team leverages decades of sales, recruitment and engineering leadership experience to deliver results on both sides of the Pacific. Integrity, transparency and an unwavering desire to exceed expectations are core values reflected in everything we do.

What we do

Executive Search

Hire the right leadership to expand business

Whether in search of new senior leadership or another position vital to international success, we will deliver top caliber talent with the right cultural fit.

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Market Entry & Expansion

Gain insight into overseas expansion

For companies entering or expanding in foreign markets, we provide local expertise with deep insight and intuition about the market, processes and customs.

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Contract Recruitment

Compliment HR capabilities to improve hiring

We complement existing talent acquisition teams to improve hiring speed, quality and reduce costs. Our contract recruiting solutions range from on-site temporary recruiters to full-scale RPO solutions.

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Kaizen Recruit

Automate your hiring

KAIZEN RECRUIT combines the latest recruitment technology tools in an intuitive end-to-end applicant tracking system.

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Our team

Leveraging more than 50 years of combined experience in HR and technology to create innovative solutions that deliver results.

Steve Skrysak

President & Principal Consultant

Steve spent a decade working in Asia, including 6 years as a Director for the Executive Search arm of $10B Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Steve currently splits time between California and Japan.

Juho Hietala

Chief Technical Officer

Juho has 20 years of Sr. Engineering experience covering the entire technology stack and most recently served as CTO for a New York City-based HR technology start-up. A native of Finland, Juho currently resides in The Netherlands.

Yasuyo Hirai

Operations & Research Manager

Yasuyo was previously with leading Japanese law firm NO&T, serving as HR Manager as the firm’s headcount quadrupled. Yasuyo received her Bachelor’s degree from Tsuda College and a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Birmingham. She currently resides in Seattle.

Contact us

We're eager to help your company grow on both sides of the Pacific. Get in touch to schedule a time to discuss your needs.