ON Search Partners

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Great Place to Work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director in Baltimore, MD
Current Employee - Director in Baltimore, MD

I have been working at ON Search Partners full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Coming from a competitor, I already knew what kind of challenges the nature of executive search entails. The culture at OnSearch really fosters a healthy environment to best deal with the daily struggles of search work. The Partners are willing to help, and there is an overall strong sense of respect among all employees. You are meant to feel like an important part of the company, and not just another employee.

Cons

The work itself is tough. Being a smaller firm, there isn't access to all of the resources and databases that you might find in a larger firm. Communication is key. You have to speak up if you feel you need any help.

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    An entrepreneurial firm with a pathway to success

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Vice President in Solon, OH
    Current Employee - Vice President in Solon, OH

    I have been working at ON Search Partners full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A highly entrepreneurial firm with a culture of hard work and accountability. Every day you're learning about new companies, new industries, and new technologies. You learn process, organization and people management. You learn how to be a value-add (and trusted) consultant/partner to clients, both internal and external. Different than large firms/companies, here your career path and acceleration rests on your shoulders. The partners are good at what they do. Each one is different. You can learn a lot from them…their style, communication/interactions, how they manage their clients, the search process, etc. They’re successful for a reason. Use that as a foundation and make it your own. They have a genuine and vested interest in your success. Like any "high-reward" opportunity, a great work ethic is required to be successful.

    Cons

    Balancing multiple projects, all in various stages of the search cycle, can be challenging. No two days are the same. Thick skin is a must. Long hours at times (especially starting out), but not as bad as accounting/law firms.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People development is key. Mentor. Continue to connect the dots/show line-of-sight from associate to partner. The upside is compelling/motivating.

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    You work hard, but lean a ton!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at ON Search Partners full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learned a ton about business models, structures of companies, funding, investment, etc. Learned to be more consultative to clients and candidates. Don't view myself as 'just a recruiter." Culture is one of accountability. If you want to succeed here, you can, but if laid back, not the place for you. Learned about time management, how to manage poeple, how to finish, even when projects are tough. The partners I work with 'care'....want me to succeed. Partners are young, aggressive and very successful. This is motivating. ,

    Cons

    Some days are good, some are tough. Some projects go well, some do not. There are highs and lows in this business, must learn to manage and press on. In the early part of my training, long hours, many things to learn....this got better as time progressed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    For me, the culture motivates. I see success in front of me. Continue to invest in employee training.

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