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It begins with you.  With your insights we develop a detailed understanding of your organization and requirements.  Providing outstanding work and results to you is always our top priority.

  • Integrity and excellence are not compromised
  • Our diverse professional network and proprietary methodologies have been expanded during the last thirty years
  • We are innovative, flexible, reasonable and guarantee our work
  • Our clients typically employ their first choice of candidates
  • We are scalable via longstanding alliances with other outstanding consultants when needed


We are a recruiting and consulting firm founded in Chicago in 1995 by Mike Shackleton.

We serve and collaborate with industry leading companies and non profit organizations that value excellence, integrity and results.

Our service offerings include recruitment and management consulting.  Consulting includes management succession planning, benchmarking, professional development, career planning, compensation, and benefits.  We also provide customized outplacement assistance.

Our outstanding results, relentless service, and innovative, customized work distinguish us from the competition.  Clients express outstanding satisfaction well above industry standards.  Metrics include client and candidate experience, service, timely results, fill rate and the performance of the people we help recruit for you.  We strongly believe earning your trust is the foundation of our success. Professional client and candidate references are available upon request.