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Lucas Group Overview

Atlanta, GA
201 to 500 employees
1970
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior recruitment results. From small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations, we assist Clients find transcendent, management ... Read more

Mission: The goal of Lucas Group is to be North America’s premier executive recruiting firm in assisting mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and our associates (recruiters) find professional ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Lucas Group Named 3rd Best Professional Search Firm

    Lucas Group Named 3rd Best Professional Search Firm

    Inherent to our company culture is a drive to never stop improving. Lucas Group announced that the national executive recruiting firm has been ranked third on the Forbes "Best Professional Search Firm" list for 2018, a ranking of 250 professional recruiting firms. More than 20,000 recommendations by recruiters, HR managers, and employees who recently worked with recruiters propelled Lucas Group to the top of the list.

  • Top Performing Lucas Group Recruiters Earn Annual Sales Trip

    Top Performing Lucas Group Recruiters Earn Annual Sales Trip

    We're thrilled to recognize so many high-performers on this year's Sales Trip. This is an elite group that's truly gone above and beyond. Lucas Group, ranked third on Forbes' Best Executive Recruiting Firms, announced that its top Associates and Managing Partners have been awarded a sales trip to Mexico this July.

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Lucas Group – Why Work For Us?



Lucas Group began in 1970 in Atlanta, GA as a small, one-man business with the important vision of helping military personnel transition to the civilian workforce after honorably completing their military service.

Today, Lucas Group has evolved into the premier recruiting firm in North America. With 15 locations nationwide, strategic partnerships with recruiting firms in Canada and Europe, and deep experience in a wide range of industries, Lucas Group has earned a reputation for unparalleled customer service and bottom line results.

Lucas Group is transforming the recruiting industry. Our objective is to be a trusted consultant for all of your professional recruiting and placement needs. We will surround you with meaningful attention and create long-term relationships with our clients, candidates, and associates.

We add economic value and waste neither time nor money. We strive to be a sophisticated, reliable, and trusted recruitment consultant.

Lucas Group culture and methodologies drive superior business results. No one else is approaching executive recruitment the way we are. No one else is thinking about it the way we are. No one else is executing it the way we are. We continue to redefine the executive recruiting experience through the use of market data, analytics, and consistent and candid communication.

Talent matters to Lucas Group

At Lucas Group, our company culture is directly responsible for our successful performance. At the foundation of the Lucas Group culture are seven principles that serve as our core values. These core values transcend all else and reflect the ethos of our company. As with any virtues, they are simple in concept but demand daily diligence in their adherence.

At Lucas Group, we are a close-knit community of premier executive recruiters who strongly believe:

  • Our clients and candidates are our primary concern.
  • We strive to exceed – not just meet – expectations.
  • Discretion and integrity are required at all times.
  • We are professional in every situation.
  • Performance is critical.
  • We value diversity.
  • We continue to learn and develop.

Around here we say that we do more than find people jobs, we help build careers. That statement rings true not just for the candidates we help, but for ourselves as well. Yes, recruiting is a job. But it is also so much more.

We are a culture of success, where you “do good” and earn well. We want professionals who are collegial, collaborative and committed to doing the right thing. We hire and mold the very best in the industry by providing sophisticated analytics, superior operational support, and highly competitive compensation.

Our managing leaders are invested in and evaluated upon your success. From the industry’s most comprehensive formal on-boarding and training program to insightful elbow coaching and effective role-playing, you will have the opportunity to learn, to grow and to achieve.

If that intrigues you, we want to meet you.

Life at Lucas Group

There’s more to life than work. We’ve all heard it, and many of us want to experience it. But not enough companies live by it. Lucas Group does.

We believe that to be productive, effective, and motivated inside the office, our lives outside the office should be respected, protected and encouraged. From informal breakroom lunches to parking deck parties, and from afternoons at the ballpark to team volunteer projects, we nurture and maintain a culture that promotes both successful work and enjoyable play.

A Culture of Success

A key factor in our success is our culture. We’re the antidote to business as usual in the recruiting industry, and we passionately believe that a job needn’t be drudgery to be fulfilling and financially successful.

We are collegial, collaborative and committed to doing the right thing for each of our clients and candidates. We are professional, passionate and high performance. And we always have an eye out for new colleagues–people who share our vision of company and personal success.

We are where you need to be.

Our Belief in Balance

Spend some time reading the profiles of our associates and you’ll quickly see that the interests and activities our recruiters engage in outside of the office are wonderfully varied.  

From gardening and triathlons to motorcycles and mystery novels, Lucas Group believes that in order to perform your best inside the office, you need the time and space to explore the things that bring you joy and satisfaction outside of the office as well.

Whether it’s coaching your child’s soccer team, playing harmonica in a country band or volunteering at your local soup kitchen, you will have the freedom to enjoy your life in all aspects. When you join the team at Lucas Group, you join a collection of interests and a wide variety of talents…supported and encouraged by those around you.

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    Pros

    The company culture here is amazing! Everyone is so supportive of each other which is refreshing to see compared to other companies where people just want to tear the other person down or not work collaboratively. Lucas Group has a very thorough training program that is very insightful on how to become the best in the industry. Everyone is more than willing to help you if you have a question about anything. The ability to also work from home is amazing!

    Cons

    The health insurance is rather lacking as far as how good it is. It is more expensive that any other employer I've ever had and the coverage is so-so. The only other con I can think of is that non-recruiters are not allowed the same unlimited vacation policy and only get 2 weeks of PTO that has to accrue first.

    Advice to Management

    For younger people in the company, it would be great if you offered a student loan repayment assistance program of some sort.

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Lucas Group Interviews

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    Executive Search Consultant Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Lucas Group (New York, NY) in December 2017.

    Interview

    There were several levels of interviews. I believe that there were four levels of interviews. At times it felt more like a conversation than an interview at times. I enjoyed meeting with everyone. My recruiter prepped me well for the interviews.

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Lucas Group Awards & Accolades

  • Social Media Icon Award - Honorable Mention(LinkedIn, Communications), PR News, 2015
  • Platinum PR Awards: SEM/SEO Initiatives - Winner, PR News, 2014
  • Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Forbes, 2018
  • Best Executive Recruiting Firms, Forbes, 2018
  • Top Place to Work - #1 Recruiting Firm, The Houston Chronicle, 2017
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