Knoxville, Tennessee Executive Search

At Knoxville Executive Search, we understand that it’s not just about finding the right candidate, but finding someone who will be a great fit in your organization. We also know that time is of the essence when you are looking to hire someone quickly. That’s why we take a personalized and effective approach to our search process, ensuring that we find you top talent in a timely manner.

We are committed to building long term relationships with our clients based on trust, integrity and performance. We strive to provide superior service at all times by maintaining a staff of experienced professionals who take pride in their work.

Our consultants have extensive experience in identifying the most qualified candidates for each position and providing sound advice on the best approach for each search.

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

Source the Best Talent for Your Knoxville, Tennessee Company

If you need to find the right talent for your Knoxville, Tennessee company, look no further than the professionals at Knoxville, Tennessee Executive Search. We have been doing executive search in Knoxville, Tennessee for years.

The Lewis Group has built a reputation as one of the premier executive search firms in Knoxville, Tennessee. Our team is known for providing a high level of service to our clients and candidates alike. Our recruiters are highly trained professionals who understand the nuances of each position we fill.

We are committed to helping our clients succeed by finding them the best talent available. If you need help filling an open position at your company we are here to help!

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We Find Candidates With The Right Skill Set For Your Positions

At the heart of everything we do is our commitment to our clients, who depend on us to deliver results. We are an independent search firm with a focus on finding professionals who have the right skill set for positions.

Our executive recruiters have an understanding of the unique challenges facing executives today and have gained an unparalleled understanding of what makes great leaders. Our commitment to success is reflected by our many successes in recruiting high-quality executives who are key contributors to their companies’ growth and bottom line results.

 We work hard to ensure that each candidate has a positive experience with us and that they find the right position. Our goal is to deliver exceptional service while providing you with access to top talent.

We Provide Onsite Testing Options

We provide onsite testing options to help you get the best possible candidates in front of your clients and hiring managers. We can provide a variety of tests, including personality assessments, cognitive ability tests and aptitude assessments.

Our onsite testing services include:

  • Personality assessments. These tests measure how people react in certain situations, giving you insight into their personalities and how they fit with the culture of your organization.
  • Cognitive ability tests. These tests measure quantitative reasoning skills, verbal reasoning skills and nonverbal reasoning skills. They’re useful for screening candidates for jobs that require these types of skills.
  • Aptitude assessments. Aptitude assessments measure if candidates have the minimum requirements for success in a specific job role or industry. For example, if you’re hiring for an accounting position, you might use an aptitude test to see if candidates have basic math skills or knowledge of accounting principles.

We Ensure That All Applicants Meet Federal Requirements for Employment

The employment process can be daunting. You need to find the right person for your company, but you also have to ensure they meet federal requirements. We can help you with that!

Our executive search firm ensures that all applicants meet federal requirements for employment prior to being hired. This includes but is not limited to checking their background and criminal records, verifying their education, and ensuring they do not have any disqualifiers.

Our team has experience in conducting background checks on candidates before they are offered employment with companies across multiple industries. We provide employers with the confidence that they are hiring someone who will be able to handle the responsibilities of their job position.

The Right People Make the Difference

At Knoxville Executive Search, we care about finding you the right people, we help clients find their future leaders and build professional teams that are passionate about their work. We’re committed to putting the right people in place by helping organizations discover and develop new talent, while providing a rewarding experience for those we place.

Our mission is to help you build a stronger company by finding top talent that aligns with your vision and values. We work closely with our clients to understand their unique needs and objectives so we can better identify candidates who will contribute immediately and grow over time. 

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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 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 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 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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