Durham, North Carolina Executive Search

We’re anexecutive search firm based in Durham, North Carolina. We’re passionate about helping our clients find the best talent for their organizations.

Our approach is straightforward: we believe that matching the right person to the right job is the key to success. That’s why we measure ourselves by our ability to do just that. We have a proven track record of delivering results for our clients and candidates alike – whether they are Fortune 500 companies or start-ups, non-profits or government agencies.

We work hard every day to ensure our team members are up-to-date on the latest developments in their fields as well as on current market conditions so they can provide insightful guidance to clients and candidates alike.

Providing discreet executive search & staffing solutions to discerning companies and non-profits 

Source the Best Talent for Your Durham, North Carolina Company

Finding the right candidate for an open position can be a daunting task. It’s not always easy to see past the resume and discover the real person behind it.

At Durham Executive Search, we take a different approach. When we source candidates, we focus on finding individuals who are a good fit for your company’s culture and mission statement. We also want to ensure they will make an impact when they join your team.

We don’t just look at candidates’ resumes — we dig deeper by conducting personal interviews and background checks to uncover their true potential.

Our goal is to find people who meet your needs as well as theirs. We work hard to find candidates who will make great additions to your company, but more importantly, we help you identify those who are truly interested in joining your organization.

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We Find Candidates With The Right Skill Set For Your Positions

At Durham Executive Search, we know that our clients want to find candidates with the right skill set for their positions. We take the time to understand your company’s culture and needs, so we can recommend candidates who are a good fit for your organization. Our recruiters also work with you to make sure that every step of the hiring process goes smoothly.

Our approach is more personal than other executive search firms in Durham. We take the time to get to know you and your team on a personal level before we begin searching for new employees. We also stay in touch throughout the search process so that we can answer any questions or concerns you may have as it progresses. Once we have identified potential hires, we prepare them for interviews and offer feedback about what worked well or did not work out as expected during each meeting with you or other members of your team.

Once you select an employee from one of our searches, our recruiters continue working with him or her throughout their first few months on the job. They help ensure that the person fits into your company’s culture and offers advice on how he or she can best contribute to its success!

We Provide Onsite Testing Options

At Durham Executive Search, we are committed to supporting our clients, including those with special needs. We understand the importance of providing an exceptional experience for all job seekers.

When it comes to onsite testing, we take the time to understand the specific needs of your organization and the individual candidates you are seeking. We will work with you to find a location that meets both your needs and those of the candidates.

Our team is experienced in all areas of recruitment, including onsite testing and recruiting services. We can help you navigate this process while keeping your best interests in mind at every step of the way.

We Ensure That All Applicants Meet Federal Requirements for Employment

We ensure that all applicants meet federal requirements for employment, including citizenship status, identity and eligibility to work in the U.S., and that they have authorization to work in the country before we place them on the job.

We also assist our clients in determining whether their applicants can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Our team of experts routinely performs comprehensive background checks on all potential employees, including criminal record searches and employment verification checks. Our extensive experience in this area allows us to provide clients with thorough background check reports that are easy to access, understand and use.

The Right People Make the Difference

We work with a wide range of clients to help them find high quality candidates for their most important positions. Our focus is on finding the very best mix of skills, experience and character that match your vision for your company’s future.

We have been helping companies to hire great leaders for years. We are proud of our reputation for providing excellent service and results to our clients. Our goal is to provide you with a high level of personal attention through every stage of your search process!

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Aligned Incentives

Our contingency-based services deliver qualified candidates to some of your most pressing and important open positions. In doing so, we align incentives structures, ensuring a compensation structure based on merit and completion of placement objectives.

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How Our Executive Search Services Are Different

Experienced Operators

We speak the language of the C-suite, giving us a competitive advantage in how we source, court and close your open positions. We have sat in the executive chair, but we are also experts in filling the large shoes that are so critical for your organization.

Customer Satisfaction

With over a decade sourcing candidates for some of the most lucrative available positions at the C-level, we hold an unparalleled customer satisfaction rating among our clientele who regularly return again and again.

People Over Profits

Business is all about people. We build bridges of understanding by delivering expert results for our clients again and again. The future of our business is dependent on our relationships, which we hold in the highest regard.

Why Outsource Executive Search?

Confidentiality when sourcing top executive talent is almost always non-negotiable. We act as the buffer between candidates, competitors and your company. 

While internal recruiters can be effective, the expanded experience of an extended team with decades of combined experience can be invaluable to your executive search team. 

The supply of the highest level executive talent is often obscured and more difficult to find. Our team helps provide scale and scope for finding the absolute best candidate. 

Many hands make light work. Our clients are able to source and close their top-level positions more than 40% faster by engaging with our executive search team. 

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Why We Have Repeat Customers

“We have worked with the team at Search.co on numerous director, VP and C-level placements. Their professionalism is impeccable, their communication is stellar and the quality of the candidates they source is the best we have seen. It’s the main reason we use them exclusively for our outside talent search.”

Chuck G.

Mid-market Executive

“Thanks to Ryan and all the Search.co team for truly delivering on their promises on our need for a new CEO. We were between a rock and a hard place and the speed, efficiency and quality of the candidates they sourced allowed us to find the right individual within just a couple of weeks!”

James R.

Mid-market Executive

“This process with Search.co has always been phenomenal. They have a very tight and controlled internal system that has impressed us enough that we use them for every talent sourcing need above the director level. Would highly recommend the team. “

Sandra W.

Mid-market Executive

Frequently asked questions

Our team has served at the executive level for organizations, but we have been sourcing executives for clients since 2010. 

No. We align our incentives with your incentives by taking on engagements that are contingency only on an exclusive basis. 

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