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Lee Hecht Harrison Overview

Maitland, FL
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Lee Hecht Harrison ( helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk. We do this by helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to make a difference by building better careers, better leaders and better businesses.

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Lee Hecht Harrison – Why Work For Us?

We build better careers, better leaders, and better businesses.

Organizations around the world are continuously transforming their businesses to drive growth and productivity. This involves changing a company’s structure, culture, and capabilities. The challenge is how to execute all these leadership workforce changes properly, quickly and consistently across the organization to realize growth and productivity goals while carefully managing employee morale, engagement, and your employer brand to retain and attract key talent.

Lee Hecht Harrison helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk. We do this by helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. As the world’s leading integrated Talent Development and Transition company, we have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry leading technology and analytics to provide insights and develop tailored solutions to critical talent and workforce initiatives, and execute them quickly and consistently, reducing brand and operational risk.

The result for organizations is better leaders, an engaged, productive and agile workforce, and a stronger culture and people brand so they can attract and mobilize the talent they need to grow.

The result for individuals is better careers, increased career mobility, and positive regard for their current or former employer.

Ranjit de Sousa

As President of Lee Hecht Harrison, Ranjit de Sousa leads Lee Hecht Harrison's global team including sales, strategy, service innovation and client service. Ranjit is responsible for driving Lee Hecht Harrison's aggressive growth and diversification plans. Ranjit, based in Zurich, has worked in global business development, strategy and M&A for the Adecco Group and Lee Hecht Harrison (previously Executive Vice President EMEA Operations) in Zurich, Paris (2006-2007) and New York (2008-2009) while at the same time leading several key sales and account management teams for some of the division's largest clients.

John Morgan
Executive Vice President, Americas

John is an experienced Management Consultant and Executive in the Talent Development/Mobility industry. John has more than 17 years of experience in professional services and is currently an Executive Vice President with Lee Hecht Harrison with overall responsibility for the United States. In his role at LHH John has overall responsibility for meeting the firm's annual sales and profitability goals across the US zone. John is also responsible for all US operations and client service delivery including Career Transition Solutions, Executive Coaching and Change Management Services. 

Caroline Pfeiffer Marinho
Executive Vice President, EMEA

During her nine years at Lee Hecht Harrison, Caroline has been instrumental in driving growth across Latin America and more recently across Germany and Switzerland where she has been the regional leader since 2015. As well as extending LHH’s market leadership in Switzerland in career transition, Caroline has accelerated LHH’s global cross-border growth in the talent development market.

Sharon Patterson 
Executive Vice President, Human Resources 

Sharon is responsible for leading all strategic HR initiatives globally at Lee Hecht Harrison. She has in-depth experience in employer branding, compensation and benefits, change management, employee relations, and training. Sharon brings a business-oriented approach to HR and a strong track record of success developing HR programs that align with strategic business objectives.

Georg Hirschi
Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific

Georg is responsible for the EMEA operations of Lee Hecht Harrison, one of the global divisions of the Adecco Group. He is a member of the Lee Hecht Harrison Executive Team.

Georg, based in Zurich, has worked in consulting, global executive search, HR outsourcing and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) across Europe (2003-2006) and Asia Pacific (2006-2017).

Prior to joining Lee Hecht Harrison in 2013 he worked for one of the leading Australian Human Resource Outsourcing firms (Peoplescout) providing Human Resource Outsourcing and Talent Management Consulting services and a range of outsourced IT solutions to the Asia Pacific market. Georg hold university degrees in both economics as well as Strategic Human Resource Management (M.A. with honors).

Christoph Niebel
Chief Sales Officer

Life is short. You must have a passion! Christoph's? He wakes up every day inspired to uncover, light up and ignite individuals' and organizations' potential so that together they can shape their future.

For the last 9 years Christoph has helped businesses transform so that they can perform - with a focus on supporting Fortune 500 leaders change the makeup and capabilities of their workforce at the speed required to realize their vision and strategy.

Nick Goldberg
EVP, WorkLifeLabs

I make businesses better and I passionately believe that good leadership and in turn an engaged workforce are the strongest drivers to making that happen. I do that for all the businesses I lead myself as well as helping my clients do the same.

WorkLifeLabs purpose is to enrich lives by creating solutions that make work a place people love to be. As part of Lee Hecht Harrison we’re working with ideas and technologies from across the world that will change our industry for a generation.

Our Expertise

Career Transition

The pace of change in the business world continues to increase — and so do the risks of workforce change. When it’s necessary to realign your workforce, an experienced career transition provider can help ensure business continuity, maintain your employer brand, and keep remaining employees engaged.

Lee Hecht Harrison delivers leading-edge career transition and outplacement solutions that don’t just help departing employees find new jobs 50% faster, but the best job faster. Through in-person, virtual, blended learning or group programs, we help individuals focus on their next move and develop the skills to achieve their career goals.

We offer flexible coaching and learning programs so departing employees receive guidance and support that aligns with their generational preferences, learning styles, career paths, and interests. Our resources are developed by certified career management coaches and adult learning experts, and are based on our experience working with employers around the world, including over 75% of the companies on Forbes’ Fortune 100.

With 50 years of experience, and 385 offices in 64 countries around the world, Lee Hecht Harrison has the expertise, experience, and capability to support everything from the termination of a single employee to a mass restructuring.

When you partner with Lee Hecht Harrison you have our promise, and 100% satisfaction guarantee that your organization’s restructuring or downsizing will run smoothly and meet your objectives.

Leadership Development

Develop the individual leaders, teams, and culture to successfully execute your business strategy — now and in the future.

Lee Hecht Harrison works with clients to determine leadership requirements, identify gaps, and implement solutions for sustainable impact. We equip leaders with the mindset and skills to take ownership for their words, actions, and results. Our programs help organizations align around new strategies, navigate change, improve team effectiveness, and build a more capable, engaged, and productive workforce.

Employee Engagement

Don’t just measure engagement – improve it. By linking employee engagement with business strategy, Lee Hecht Harrison enables companies to increase productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction.

Better career development is consistently ranked as a top driver of engagement. Provide career management that empowers employees to develop their skills and take charge of their career paths. Prevent disruptive turnover in key positions and functions. Align career goals with the needs of your organization.

Our employee engagement solutions combine industry-leading tools, resources, and technology to develop employees at all levels to help you retain and engage your biggest asset — your talent. Practical, proven approaches support employees’ growth and development within your organization, and prepare managers to have more effective career and coaching conversations. Our online solutions ensure scalable, sustainable improvement.

Change Management

Achieving business growth while navigating change requires adaptable, engaged leaders and employees — along with an effective strategy for retaining key talent.

Align expectations and communicate effectively to mitigate flight risk. Build confidence in the change process and the organization’s goals. Empower leaders, teams and employees to embrace and accept change, and continue performing at high levels.

Lee Hecht Harrison delivers customized solutions that incorporate manager and employee training with sustainability coaching to ensure engagement and workforce productivity. We help develop implementation plans that prioritize talent retention and build personal resilience throughout the organization.

Read our onCareers blog for workplace advice and insights to help individuals suceed in their careers.

Read Transformation Insights, first source CHROs think about and turn to when they need insights and best practices on what it takes to transform their organizations.

Visit Our Knowledge on for insights to help companies engage and transfrom their workforces to improve results.

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Navigating today’s job market can be difficult. 80% of jobs are never advertised. Connections and networking are a must. That’s why we work with 7,000+ employers to find opportunities before anyone else, and actively promote you for those that fit your goals. It’s how we’ll help get you hired, fast.

  • We’ll help you optimize your LinkedIn profile and resume with keywords recruiters are looking for.
  • We’ll position you for success by helping you build a positive, unique brand that stands out.
  • We’ll market you directly to thousands of employers and recruiters.

250,000+ people find new jobs every year with our help and 86% negotiate equal or better positions.

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    High caliber of employees, company on a growth mode.


    Going through growing pains around some new service lines.

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    Keep focusing on engagement survey and supporting teams which address areas to improve.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Lee Hecht Harrison (Orlando, FL) in December 2012.


    A panel interview, relatively relaxed covering the ussual background and relevant work experience. 4-5 people present.

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Lee Hecht Harrison Awards & Accolades

  • Vanguard Leader in Talent & Leadership Consulting, ALM Intelligence, formerly Kennedy Research Consulting & Advisory, 2018
  • Kennedy Vanguard Leader in Leadership Development Consulting, Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory, 2013
  • Leadership 500 Excellence Award, Leadership Excellence, 2014
  • ALM, formerly Kennedy Research Consulting & Advisory (KRCA), has recognized Lee Hecht Harrison as one of five Leadership Development firms to achieve the prestigious ALM Vanguard™ rating., ALM Intelligence, formerly Kennedy Research Consulting & Advisory, 2016
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