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Executive Search

Search Case Study: Senior Vice President / Director of Water for a utility contractor

Power line
by Sami Barry
Executive Search Case Study: SVP & Director of Water for a utility construction firm. This role was created to address aggressive growth strategies. The search had several complexities with the primary challenge being a limited pool of candidates who had the necessary skills and experience. Read more

Aubrey Allen & Rob Dible Celebrate One Year at Helbling

Aubrey Allen and Rob Dible
by Sami Barry
About a year ago, we hit the jackpot with two hires – Aubrey Allen and Rob Dible, both search consultants. Since they recently celebrated their anniversaries, we talked to them about their first year at Helbling and what they think of being search consultants and part of our team. Read more

What Does It Take to be a Successful Recruiter?

Suits
by Katie E. Rodgers
What it is like to be an executive recruiter? The recruiter role requires a very curious, determined, competitive, and unique personality. Not everyone realizes what makes our recruiters successful; it takes a lot more than sifting through a database of candidate resumes. Read more

Search Case Study: Senior Director, Architecture & Planning for a Health System

hospital lobby
by Katie E. Rodgers
Helbling Executive Search Case Study: Senior Director, Architecture & Planning for a prominent health system, which is consistently ranked as one of the top ten healthcare systems in the U.S. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: President of Design Build

Mechanical Contractor
by Sami Barry
Wanting to compete more aggressively for design/build projects, our client established a business unit focused on this delivery method. Working closely with the company’s CEO on this search, we were able to secure a professional who has secured more than $100M in projects in 20 months. Read more

Executive Search Viewpoint: Top Recruitment Challenges

Wendy Zang and Jim Lord
by Sami Barry
Most organizations are experiencing recruitment challenges of some sort in this competitive market for talent. While limited candidate pools and tight time constraints are what we hear about most from our clients, there are other factors impacting their ability to hire the right professionals. Read more

Search Case Study: Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant Division of a university

Physical Plant
by Katie E. Rodgers
Executive Search Case Study: Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant Division for a Southeast research university. Helbling worked closely with a repeat client, one of the nation’s leading research institutions, to secure an AVP for its Physical Plant Division. The selected candidate directs Read more

6 Most Common Reasons to Retain a Search Firm

Dice
by Katie E. Rodgers
Over the last 25 years, there are 6 reasons (we’ve noticed) that have become most common for retaining a search firm that may provide you and your organization with beneficial insight for making a decision either way. Read more

Search Case Study: Director of Real Estate Expansion for a Museum

Museum Ceiling
by Sami Barry
Search Case Study: Director of Real Estate Expansion for an art museum embarking on a $400+ capital program. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

glass roof
by Sami Barry
Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for an architecture, engineering, and program management firm. We completed this search in 3 1/2 months by working in high collaboration with our client. Our efforts resulted in securing a talented professional from a direct competitor. Read more