We’re not job-fillers.
We’re match-makers.

Your company goes deeper than the black and white of a job description. So when it’s time to add talent, you need a search partner that sees beyond resumes and references and digs into the “grey”— the intangibles of culture and character where a deeper, lasting fit between company and candidate is found.

Grey Search + Strategy provides customized retained search and consulting services for growth-oriented companies and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Unlike traditional firms that focus more on “fill” than “fit,” Grey treats every opportunity as unique. We dive deep to understand your operations, embrace your brand and assess your needs, and we tailor a strategy for delivering new team members that drive your organization and thrive in your culture.

EXPERTISE

SEARCH
SEARCH

From mid-level to executives, we provide in-depth and collaborative retained searches tailored specifically to each opportunity. We dig deeper and go farther than a typical recruiter to ensure a longer lasting fit between candidate and culture.

CONSULTING
CONSULTING

Tap into our wide range of consulting services and partnerships designed to fill gaps and provide expert guidance, including hiring strategy, process building, training internal teams, assessments and benchmarking, compensation analysis and more.

SPECIALTIES

From contributors to executives, Grey excels at finding the best talent for the best opportunities. Rather than focusing on a single industry and simply recruiting from your competitors, we become experts in your unique business and a virtual extension of your team. That knowledge, combined with our multi-industry expertise and broad network, helps us uncover an uncommonly strong fit for your opportunity—even if it comes from outside your industry.

Grey recruits for roles in:

ENGINEERING

EXECUTIVE/C-SUITE

FINANCE

HUMAN RESOURCES

LOGISTICS

MANAGEMENT

MARKETING

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

OPERATIONS

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

QUALITY

SAFETY/EHS

SALES

SUPPLY CHAIN

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
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Manufacturing

Agriculture

Consumer Goods

Energy

Food

Industrial

Medical

Plastics

Technology

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Nonprofit

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Engineering Services

Civil

Energy

Environmental

Transportation

Water/Waste

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Distribution

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Construction

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Professional Services

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Technology

health care

Health Care

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% OF BUSINESS REFERRED FROM SATISFIED CLIENTS + PARTNERS
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PEOPLE PLACED IN 2020
1000
# OF CLIENTS THAT HAVE REQUESTED A RETAINER REFUND
0
AVG # OF DAYS UNTIL WE REACH OFFER STAGE

TESTIMONIALS

  • Grey Search + Strategy has my complete trust and confidence in identifying the best talent for the opportunity. The team has helped augment our talent acquisition efforts, offering expertise and solutions in the dynamic talent marketplace today. They have taken an active interest in getting to know us and our business. Their dedication while working together displays a passion for shared success to make the talent placement in the best interests of all—us, candidates and Grey Search.

    Kristine Clausen VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES/APOTHECARY PRODUCTS
  • "We believe Graco is a premium brand that deserves a premium search partner—and we got exactly that from Grey Search + Strategy. We wanted more than a stack of resumes from a recruiter, and Grey’s deep discovery process and collaborative approach helped uncover truly blue-chip, executive-level talent that strongly connected with our culture. They represented our brand well in the market, and it was a pleasure to work together."

    David M. Ahlers EVP–HR & COMMUNICATIONS/GRACO
  • “I highly recommend Grey Search as an agile, deeply competent search firm and consultancy that immediately adds value and insight to today’s challenge of systematically finding talent and human capital to join your organization. They quickly grasped our issues and adjusted course to meet our needs and concerns from all aspects: project timeline, speed of work, budget, internal capabilities, and our cultural context.”

    Joe Kirby PRESIDENT/SCHWAN'S

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