The DD214 Executive Search Services
Effective leadership takes a special kind of person. Someone with respected skills. Someone with the ability to articulate a vision and foster trust. Someone who works well with other leaders and helps bring out the best in others. Senior leaders help define and amplify the culture of a workplace, which impacts the success of everyone on the team.
The Best Leaders Hire The Best Leaders
Looking to develop your business but not sure where to turn? Need help planning or executing your next project? We manage executive/SES level recruitment for a diverse range of clients, including global corporations, public sector, and not-for-profit agencies, plus many SMEs and family-owned businesses across diverse industries.
No matter the specialty with our expansive network your executive search will be handled by a senior partner with extensive experience in your industry. Our focus is on finding the right candidate to ensure the best fit for your culture and team. Whatever the challenge, our aim is always to deliver a solution that gives our clients a genuine edge in an increasingly competitive environment.
Strategic Planning and Recruiting
We don't just find a body, we find you the right somebody. We approach recruiting for your organization with the same detail that we approach hiring for ours.
Competency Fit – Do they have the ability or skill to do the role and experiences that demonstrate they can do the role.
Cultural Fit – Will they do the role in a way that is needed. Cultural fit could mean finding potential candidates that fit with the current organization and the way they operate. Cultural fit could also mean finding candidates who will lead a needed change and operate differently and more effectively than the current organization.
Intelligence – Intelligence can be measured and can make a significant difference in dynamic situations. Intelligence involves both intellectual and social intelligence.
Organization / Job Specific Considerations – Compensation, career runway for succession planning, relationships, willingness to relocate.
The DD214 Difference!
Accelerated learning curve: Veterans have the proven ability to learn new skills and concepts. In addition, they can enter your workforce with identifiable and transferable skills, proven in real-world situations. This background can enhance your organization's productivity.
Efficient performance under pressure: Veterans understand the rigors of tight schedules and limited resources. They have developed the capacity to know how to accomplish priorities on time, in spite of tremendous stress. They know the critical importance of staying with a task until it is done right.
Respect for procedures: Veterans have gained a unique perspective on the value of accountability. They can grasp their place within an organizational framework, becoming responsible for subordinates' actions to higher supervisory levels. They know how policies and procedures enable an organization to exist.
Technology and globalization: Because of their experiences in the service, veterans are usually aware of international and technical trends pertinent to business and industry. They can bring the kind of global outlook and technological savvy that all enterprises of any size need to succeed.
Integrity: Veterans know what it means to do "an honest day's work." Prospective employers can take advantage of a track record of integrity, often including security clearances. This integrity translates into qualities of sincerity and trustworthiness.
Conscious of health and safety standards: Thanks to extensive training, veterans are aware of health and safety protocols both for themselves and the welfare of others. Individually, they represent a drug-free workforce that is cognizant of maintaining personal health and fitness. On a company level, their awareness and conscientiousness translate into the protection of employees, property, and materials.
Triumph over adversity: In addition to dealing positively with the typical issues of personal maturity, veterans have frequently triumphed over great adversity. They likely have proven their mettle in mission-critical situations demanding endurance, stamina, and flexibility. They may have overcome personal disabilities through strength and determination.
Leadership: The military trains people to lead by example as well as through direction, delegation, motivation, and inspiration. Veterans understand the practical ways to manage behaviors for results, even in the most trying circumstances. They also know the dynamics of leadership as part of both hierarchical and peer structures.
Teamwork: Veterans understand how genuine teamwork grows out of a responsibility to one's colleagues. Military duties involve a blend of individual and group productivity. They also necessitate a perception of how groups of all sizes relate to each other and an overarching objective.
Diversity and inclusion in action: Veterans have learned to work side by side with individuals regardless of diverse race, gender, geographic origin, ethnic background, religion, and economic status as well as mental, physical, and attitudinal capabilities. They have the sensitivity to cooperate with many different types of individuals.
Have Some Peace, While We Find That Piece
A successful executive search requires rigorous analysis, creativity, logic, and sound judgment. Our teams bring a wealth of knowledge from across all sectors and in every organizational function. We have an important role to play in bringing about a world where inclusion, diversity, tolerance, and acceptance are a minimum expectation of companies, organizations, and their leaders.
We provide organizations with the tools to identify, attract and develop extraordinary executives. Our consultants combine industry and functional expertise with cultural and geographic knowledge to ensure clients have a dynamic selection of candidates to choose from.
Contact us and find how our services can benefit your company.