The Catalyst Recruiting Group Inc. is a full service boutique search firm. Our dedicated focus and national presence allow an uncompromising level of service to our clients and candidates. We maintain offices on both coasts and have over 30 years of combined experience in contract staffing and permanent search servicing small individual locations to Fortune 500 companies.

Our recruiters have been trained by industry experts and are continually kept abreast of new sourcing techniques.  We utilize a diverse range of resources to identify and evaluate potential candidates. Our sourcing targets both the active and passive job seekers.

Our vision is to be known as a nationwide recruiting firm with an earned reputation for excellence, integrity and a commitment to the highest ethical standards.  We look forward representing your company as a peer cooperative resource.

Many Companies Hire as They Fire

As Employers Adapt to Changing Terrain, Different Skill Sets Are Required By CARI TUNA Boeing Co. cut more than 3,000 jobs in the first four months of 2009, most from its commercial-airplanes unit as airlines deferred orders. But the aviation giant added 106 employees in its defense arm, and is looking for hundreds more. As […]

Get Rid of Perfomance Reviews

It destroys morale, kills teamwork and hurts the bottom line. And that’s just for starters. By SAMUEL A. CULBERT You can call me “dense,” you can call me “iconoclastic,” but I see nothing constructive about an annual pay and performance review. It’s a mainstream practice that has baffled me for years. To my way of […]

Wise Employers Shake Off Some First Impressions

By Bill Hendrick If you’re a business executive interviewing job candidates, here’s a little tip from the scientific community: Don’t read too much into a dead fish handshake. Or a clammy palm. Or an applicant who doesn’t look you dead-on in the eye. First impressions matter, but could be —- and often are —- wrong, […]

How to Minimize the Risks of Hiring Outside Stars

By BORIS GROYSBERG, LEX SANT and ROBIN ABRAHAMS Talent! It’s the rallying cry of hiring managers and CEOs everywhere. In good economic times and bad, companies compete for the best, the brightest, the hardest-working — the stars who outshine the merely competent. But hiring top talent is not without risk. There is always the chance […]

Are Staff Reduction Recession Solutions?

Cost Cutters’ Advice: Act Sooner, Don’t Flinch By GEORGE ANDERS Job cutbacks are proliferating, as a deteriorating economy alarms many top executives. But if bosses think sizable layoffs will be regarded as a sign of courage, they may be in for a surprise. Two of the best-known champions of efficient, cost-minded management — Larry Bossidy, […]

Recruiting From Within

Executive search firms will tell you the best person for the job isn’t necessarily an outsider. Companies should develop internal talent by Joseph Daniel McCool “Be exceptional and we’ll find you.” That’s how Gerry Roche—senior chairman of Heidrick & Struggles (HSII), who has conducted searches for some of the world’s largest companies—conveyed his confidence in […]

How to Recession-Proof Your Career

Planning Ahead Can Boost Your Chances of Keeping, Finding a Job By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Recession fears are causing more than just stock-market jitters this winter. They’re also shaking some workers’ confidence in their ability to continue earning a paycheck. In December, overall worker confidence reached the lowest level recorded in 2007, according to a […]

How Recruiters and HR Can Work Together

Human resources and headhunters can be each other’s worst obstacles or greatest allies. Management must help facilitate a smooth relationship by Liz Ryan In the business world we have a short list of traditional sources of interdepartmental friction. One of these “hot zones” is the intersection of HR and third-party recruiters, who can easily find […]

More than Job Demands or Personality, Lack of Organizational Respect Fuels Employee Burnout

  Published: November 15, 2006 in Knowledge@Wharton When Lakshmi Ramarajan worked for a non-profit organization several years ago, she noticed a high turnover rate among the employees. It wasn’t because of the work itself, but because of the organization’s management. “Employees were passionate about their jobs, but felt disrespected by their managers,” says Ramarajan. “The […]