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Retained search

A results-oriented process that exceeds expectations

What if you could partner with a team whose track record shows they fill every retained search position they take on?

That’s us, and that’s our record.

Beyond simply filling these roles, we continuously work to exceed our clients' expectations.  Last year alone, a solid 96 percent of searches were completed on time and within budget.

Our proactive recruitment strategy, focused sourcing services, and customized recruitment marketing power each search. Your  account manager will keep you informed at every stage of the process.

Results consistently outpace expectations,  thanks to this proven approach.

In retained search, your company pays for a high-level recruitment partner with expertise hiring for executive and specialized roles in your industry. In contingency searches, you only pay the recruitment firm after you hire one of their candidates.

Retained search is a high-touch process with dedicated recruiters focusing exclusively on filling your critical roles. Contingency search firms focus on filling many positions for multiple clients at once.

The retained search agreement is the foundation of successful executive and niche recruitment. Clarifying the must-have technical and leadership skills of candidates guides the search process from candidate outreach through job offer management.

The retained search fee structure is the foundation of this valuable partnership. Payments are typically made in three stages: at the start of the engagement; six to eight weeks into the search; and following a successful hire.

We specialize in sales recruiting

When it comes to sales, we’re power recruiters.  Whether you need professionals to support product lines, managers to run your business, or sales staff to drive revenue, our advanced recruiting capabilities are designed to help you build high-performing sales teams across a variety of industries.

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Retained Search In Real Life

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Forest Products

In Canada, we’ve hired HR Manager, HR Labour Relations, and HR Generals for a global manufacturer of high-purity cellulose, paperboard, lumber, and newsprint to high-yield pulp.

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Healthcare

We placed the CEO, COO, and Director of Sales for a healthcare technology and process improvement company located in Toronto, Canada.

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Manufacturing

Hudson RPO hires procurement leader positions and senior manufacturing roles for a major manufacturer of interface components such as encoders, rotary switches, keypads, joysticks and pushbuttons.

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Packaging

Hudson RPO hired plant managers for a world-renown company that designs, develops, and manufactures containers for the cosmetics, skincare, and fragrance industries.

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Professional Services

We hired management consultants in NYC for a Hong Kong-based company building its presence in the United States.

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Transportation

We hired multiple director-level managers for a transportation services company that provides short and long haul delivery services.

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Try to stump us. We’re up for any challenge.

While our retained search specialties include sales, technology, manufacturing, and life sciences, hard-to-fill and unique roles are a key strength of our recruiting capabilities across all industries.

Take, for example, the time we hired a Dog Program Manager (think  bring-your-pet-to-work) for the world’s largest social media company. Or the time we hired a poultry gene and antibody expert for an animal nutrition company.  No role is too difficult or unique for us.

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