Welcome to Maven Quest®. The synonymous translation for "Maven Quest" is "Expert Search". We are experts on a mission to search, and we search for experts.
Our Executive & Technical Search Firm was founded in early 2000, and has been providing expert, confidential, professional search services to client companies and individuals, nationwide, since that time.
Our goal at Maven Quest® is to serve and build long-term partnering relationships with our clients by providing superior solutions to their human resource needs, and to be recognized as a reliable, knowledgeable, and trustworthy extension for them to utilize year after year.
We are best known, and have received many praises for each of the following:
We take pride in our immediate availability and prompt responsiveness with everyone in a consistently genuine and courteous manner.
We uphold a strong philosophy of 'doing things right the first time' and in providing 'quality, not quantity', which in-turn saves our clients valuable time and money, in both the short and long-term.
We maintain the highest level of professionalism and commitment to secrecy and confidentiality for all parties who come in contact with our Firm.
Our hours of availability by phone range from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, which allows clients, and candidates, from varying time zones to easily reach us.
We have been successful in filling many hard-to-fill positions and difficult searches which proved to be too intense for other search companies to solve.
We have been referred to as 'recruiting sharpshooters' many times over since we have made numerous placements with the very first candidate presented.
We provide stellar service guarantees for all clients and work on both contingency and retained searches.
Our clients and candidates tell us continuously that we are the very BEST in the recruiting business and in our industries served, and that no other search firm comes close in comparison for understanding needs, providing results, building solid relationships, and in earning repeat business.
Choose to work with us when quality, time, money, and professionalism count most. Remember, exceptional service is our standard.
Dina Harding is a Sr. Principal Member and an Executive and Technical Recruiter with Maven Quest®. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from DeSales University with a degree in Business Management. Her professional career started with her position as a Manager at Armstrong World Industries in Pennsylvania for over 8 years. Her recruiting career began a little over 16 years ago with a large recruiting firm based out of Hartford, CT.
In 2000, Dina founded Maven Quest® where she has been serving clients with human resource solutions, training sessions, and business development strategies ever since.
She is a well-known and highly respected business consultant, success coach, and mentor to many individuals and top companies, teaching them how to best interview and hire top talent, as well as retain and successfully manage productive employees and businesses. In 2007, she began coaching and training other recruiters and helped them establish and start-up their own recruiting companies. In early 2010, Dina founded HMD Quest™, a specialized research, marketing, recruiting, training, and coaching business established with the vision to "Help Make a Difference™".
Dina is passionate about helping people improve their lives professionally, physically, spiritually, and financially. She is considered by everyone who knows her to be an energetic, positive, straightforward, and sincere leader who provides inspiration, clarity, and direction to others in a variety of ways.
In 2012, Dina was recognized and honored by the Girls Scouts® of Maine with the prestigious Adult 'Appreciation Pin' Award, which was approved by the Board of Directors for her significant volunteer work and leadership within the state. For this honor, she also received a special congratulatory letter from U.S. Senator, Susan Collins. Dina was 1 of 3 recipients statewide in 2012, and 1 of 40 people recognized with this award over the past 34 years.
Dina has a very strong online presence and following within the social networks of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. She is also well-known and appreciated by many people nationwide as a marketing supplier for premium nutritional products which promote health and wellness.
In her personal time, Dina enjoys spending time with her family, going bicycling, hiking, rafting, go-karting, car racing, snowmobiling, and traveling. When alone, she enjoys reading, photography, drawing & painting, and being a pseudonym writer. She has been married for 27 years and resides in Maine with her husband and their two children.
Dina Harding Sr. Principal Member and Executive & Technical Recruiter