Directly Placed was founded and established in September of 2019 in Arlington, Texas by, Anika and Mario Cottman. We have 10 plus years of combined experience in the Transportation and Warehousing industry, as well as Human Resources and Recruiting. We're a young, ambitious, and driven married couple with a beautiful, growing son. We have shared passions and dreams which including our love for music, art, cinematography, outreach, and social media influencing. One major thing that we have in common, is our passion to help people, particularly those who are trying to find their career path. We are also trying to assist in promoting longevity, loyalty, and integrity with relationships between clients and the professionals they hire.
Anika G. Cottman
Anika has worked in the Human Resources and Recruiting industry for the past 4 years. She’s sourced, recruited, and hired for Light Industrial, Call Center, Administrative, CDL (briefly), and Sales positions. She has worked on teams and on her own, filling various requisitions between 10 to 1800. She’s worked against tight deadlines and relaxed ones, ranging between 1 day to 2 months. Anika is experienced with sourcing on job sites, social media sites, company websites, job fairs, telephone calls, and mass emails. In addition, she’s experienced in telephone interviews, in-person interviews, skills testing, drug testing, and performance of background checks. She’s familiar with the entire life cycle process of a new hire and is prepared to assist clients with streamlining their talent acquisition.
Mario C. Cottman
Mario has been working for 6 years as a CDL Class A Driver. He’s driven over the road across the lower 48 states. He’s experienced with reefers, vans, pups, and straight trucks. He’s also experienced using electric/gas, stand-up/sit-down forklifts, electric pallet jackets, cherry pickers, and the scissor in warehouses. Mario has some brief experience with recruiting as well. Mario is well-versed in the logistics industry and is familiar with the varying roles, trucking types, and qualifications needed to operate a commercial vehicle. He is prepared to source and recruit qualified professionals.