The greater Washington, D.C., metro area might be one of the most robust employment markets in our country. Add to this the power circles surrounding our political heartbeat, and the beltway takes on a whole new attraction for some of the brightest and best in our country. For this reason, there are several executive recruitment firms in this area, because although we are all embracing all kinds of technological innovations, like completing interviews for companies in China from our living rooms, when it comes to the placing top talent in our nations’ capitol, proximity is very important.
These firms are on-top of the best talent in the Washington, D.C., area, and if you are a professional who thinks they might want to transition, explore options, or just get your name into the contacts of someone who might be able to connect you to a great opportunity at some point, reaching out to an executive recruitment firm such as Nels Olson is a step in the right direction.
Reaction Search International) is one of the largest, go-to search firms for those looking for new challenges. They handle over 30 vertical markets, in over 50 locations. Some of the largest companies in the world use this firm, and they have several locations across the United States, as well as locations in China, England, Germany, France, Canada and Russia.
Travaille Executive Search, although located in nearby Reston, VA, they effectively serve the greater D.C. metro area, and they also place top talent with some of the largest employers in the country, like Microsoft, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, just to name a few. Their specialty is in the placement of public relations and marketing professionals. They are well-known for finding just the right candidates for their clients.
Robert Half Executive Search (www.roberthalf.com) is a fairly well-known firm located in Washington, D.C., that specialize in placement of banking, accounting, credit and financial executives. They are truly international with a presence in over 15 countries.
Savoy Partners is an executive search consulting firm. They have an enormous list of corporate clients, and in addition to placing executives, they offer a host of other services to their clients, like CEO succession searches, and marketplace overviews. This means they have fairly comprehensive relationships with the companies they service, and therefore their placements are likely excellent matches because of their breadth of understanding of their clients’ needs.
These are some of the top executive search firms in the greater Washington, D.C., area, and all should be considered for anyone looking to explore their options.