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Top Professional Chicago Recruiting Firm Specializing in Bespoke Recruitment and Future Consulting


Our Executive Recruitment Services in Chicago

Chicago is a melting pot of culture, connectivity, ingenuity, and diversity. The business environment is centralized around a spirit of acceptance with strong values and affordable urban transport. The local talent pool is diverse, young, and highly skilled. This means that the local economy is adaptable to a changing world.

Technology, business, and engineering are the top industries in Chicago and attract a significant influx of new and established professional candidates. Furthermore, Chicago is centrally located in America, making it a major strategic hub for logistics and transportation.

Keller Executive Search is a premier executive search firm in Chicago. Our executive recruiters have unique insight into the Chicago business landscape as well as the distinctive talent requirements companies may have. Our recruiting process caters to unique search parameters as we understand that various factors can influence these staffing needs significantly. Keller provides bespoke search services so that the best candidates can be sourced for client companies.

While Keller’s primary goal is executive search, we also provide support services to ensure candidates fit into their new roles smoothly and integrate successfully. Some of our support services include consulting, leadership development, and talent coaching.

Keller’s tailored staffing solutions and wide range of services are, in part, what makes us stand out as a top recruiting agency in Chicago.

Keller Headhunters in Chicago: Our Process


Keller executive recruiters specialize in sourcing executive talent through a personalized service. Our executive search process caters specifically to unique business needs. Factors like the size of the company, available resources, and industry-related differences may contribute to unique staffing requirements. Our first step is always detailed consultation with client companies to establish their individual needs for the leadership role they need filled. The next step is to start the recruitment process.

Our search process covers many factors, including a candidate’s skill set, qualifications, expertise, personality traits, and work ethic. It is important that we know potential candidates in the job market well enough to make informed decisions about the most qualified candidates for our clients. We achieve this through thorough screening and assessment throughout the hiring process. Evaluation results help our executive recruiters compile shortlists for hiring companies to consider as the final decisions remain with our clients.

Our Services

We offer customized staffing solutions. This allows clients to delegate their recruitment to us and spend their valuable time and effort on areas that matter the most.

Keller is able to offer such tailored services due to our wide network of job seekers and our cutting-edge technology for recruitment. Additionally, our dedicated team of recruiters offers support during the process of hiring a client.

Our Expertise: Connecting Talent Professionals for Success


Keller Executive Search firm assists with recruitment across several industries. While our main goal is executive recruitment, we can help with general recruiting at lower management levels, like associates and directors.

Industries We Serve

Some examples of the industries we cover are as follows:

  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Sales
  • Health and Wellness
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Communication
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Finance

Specialized Recruiting, Job Placement, and Staffing Solutions Across Various Industries

Roles We Fill

As mentioned, our executive recruiters tend to cover management levels between associates and executives. Some of the roles we often recruit for include:

  • Chief Finance Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Communications Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Business Associates
  • Executive Directors
  • General Manager
  • Sales Professionals and Executives
  • Human Resources Associates

Why Choose Keller for Executive Search and Recruitment in Chicago


Keller’s extensive global network allows us international reach in sourcing candidates for our clients. We help clients find the best talent for their businesses. We strive towards quick and efficient recruitment of executive talent through careful assessment, expert insight, and the bespoke services provided by our executive search team. We provide support regardless of the size of the organization and the nature of the industry.

Keller’s executive recruiters do not focus on demographics in our staffing searches. Sourcing top talent means that we consider the expertise, education, skills, work ethic, and personality traits of job seekers. Like many executive search firms we are dedicated to providing diverse talent. We are geared towards inclusion in the jobs we fill for our client companies. Firms in Chicago appreciate diversity in their ranks, and often expect executive search firms to disregard demographics during search processes. The Keller executive search firm is ideally motivated to ensure diversity for our client organizations.

Frequently Asked Questions


Some of the questions Keller receives most often are as follows.

What is Executive Search and Recruitment?

Keller’s expertise lies in executive recruitment – a specialized staffing area specifically aimed at finding, attracting, and hiring executive-level talent. This includes candidates for senior management and C-suite roles.

What Locations Does Keller Recruit For?

While Keller is considered one of the top recruiters in Chicago, we are capable of recruiting candidates for organizations anywhere in the world.

What Roles Does Keller Fill?

Some of the roles we fill frequently include:

  • C-suite (CEO, COO, CFO, CMO)
  • Senior Management
  • General Management
  • HR

What Happens if Keller Cannot Fill the Role?

Keller is committed to finding a replacement should any of our candidates prove unsuitable for their role or incompatible with the existing team within 90 days of hiring.

While Keller has this safeguard in place for the peace of mind of our clients, we are recognized for our effective and successful candidate placements. We also offer ongoing support following the conclusion of our search, to ensure that candidates are integrated well.

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