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Search Reinvented

It’s time to reinvent the executive search process. For too long it’s been plagued by huge surprise expenses, lack of communication, slow turnaround and excuses. The Search Firm changes all that. We’re a hands-on, tech-savvy, highly experienced, boutique search firm—and we deliver on our promises.

energy search experts

ENERGY SEARCH EXPERTS

The Search Firm specializes in retained searches for C-level executives in the energy industry. For over 25 years, we have successfully placed elite talent in corporate board, officer and senior management positions at prestigious energy companies around the world.

hands-on senior partners

HANDS-ON SENIOR PARTNERS

Founded by industry veteran, John Jansen, The Search Firm has taken a highly innovative approach to talent searches since its inception. Unlike the mega-firms with layers of management, The Search Firm is a boutique organization of just 10 seasoned professionals. These experts work one-on-one with clients throughout the entire search process. No rookies. No intermediaries. No underlings. We believe that direct communication between The Search Firm and your leadership team is critical to search success.

fast results

FAST RESULTS

The Search Firm follows over 100,000 of the best and brightest in the energy industry every day. Using sophisticated web-based applications that comb the Internet for information, we update talent records in real time 24/7/365. What’s more, our proprietary enterprise software automatically surveys all candidates on an annual basis to verify their latest accomplishments, promotions and career aspirations. The result? You get immediate access to a vast pool of unsurpassed talent. Your search is conducted with utmost efficiency. Your position is filled in record time.

fee transparency

FEE TRANSPARENCY

From the start, you’ll know exactly what our services cost. Our fees are clear, simple and flexible to meet the needs of clients. All expenses other than incidental items are pre-approved, and most of our searches incur no expenses whatsoever. At The Search Firm, we insist on full disclosure because our ultimate goal is not a larger fee, but a long-term relationship.

THE SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL SEARCH

Successful retained search is never an accident. It requires close collaboration with clients, real insight into compensation trends and—in the case of oil, gas and alternative power—an intimate understanding of the global energy industry. The Search Firm is committed to straightforward client communication. We are focused on finding energy talent—and only energy talent. And we constantly monitor C-level perks and packages to know what resonates with candidates. These are the secrets of successful search. Welcome to Search Reinvented.