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“The Christopher Group’s commitment to exceptional customer service and professionalism is evident in every interaction. I value their partnership and will call them again.”

Brian Hinton

Regional Human Resources Leader, Owens Corning

Executive HR Search Firm: Targeted Search & HR Direct Staffing

Founded in 1998, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique Contained Executive HR Search firms and HR Direct Staffing Solutions firms.

As an Executive HR Search Firm, we specialize in the sourcing, assessment, and placement of the highest performing HR professionals where there are succession or critical implications, whether that is a CHRO, a VP of HR, a Director, a Manager, or an Analyst responsible for a key function or project. We can provide HR direct staffing services for the positions your company needs most. Our human resources direct hire staffing process helps put the most qualified individuals in these positions through executive placement services, so you don’t have to.

Our leadership team is comprised of former HR Executives from the world’s best HR organizations, such as Pepsi, GE, Merrill-Lynch, Raytheon, Dell, Microsoft, Citi Bank, and others. They came together to create a far superior executive search experience. Trust our experts at TCG HR direct staffing agency to assist your company just as we’ve assisted numerous others with our direct hire services.

Our Results:

We fill 79% of searches in Slate I

We provide a 99% average diversity mix across all searches

We have less than 1% First Year Candidate Failure Rates

Average Offer-to-Acceptance-Rate: 97%

Average Days-to-Hire: 56

Average Retention Rate After 3 Years: 82+%

At the core of what makes our contained executive HR search firm unique, is the Christopher Recruiting System (C.R.S.). Currently, in version 9.0, C.R.S. is a critically acclaimed and market-proven approach designed from the discerning HR leader’s vantage point who are seeking the highest performing executive-level human resources staffing talent including:

  • Made-To-Order HR Targeted Search
  • Industry Leading HR Placement & Diversity Metrics
  • 4-point Assessment Model:
    • Position Specific Candidate Bio
    • Search Specific, Measurable Competency Model
    • Candidate/Chemistry Assessment Tool
    • High-Definition Recorded Video Interviews
  • 100% Performance Guarantee

“In the excitement of Qiana’s job offer, I don’t think I took the time to formally thank you for all your support with this recruitment process.  You were both a pleasure to work with and overall it was a great experience partnering with TCG.  I will certainly keep you in mind for our future HR search needs.  We are looking very forward to welcoming Qiana soon!”
Chris Mikulski, H&M Human Resources


As a result of C.RS. 9.0 and our deep functional expertise, TCG provides an unparalleled HR candidate and client experience as well as a comprehensive understanding of all industries and HR verticals:

  • Generalist
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Adult Learning, Leadership Development, and Management Development
  • Talent Management and Succession Planning
  • Executive and Leadership Development
  • Organizational Development and Effectiveness
  • Compensation and Benefits

  • HRIS
  • Employee Engagement
  • Human Resources Corporate Communications
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Human Resources Metrics and Analytics
  • Work Force Planning

Our Guarantees:

Performance Guarantee

Performance Guarantee

If TCG fails to deliver three profile fitting candidates for any search, we will refund any monies paid to date at the client’s request.

In 24+ years, we have not experienced a client requested refund. In short, if we fail to perform you pay nothing, as it should be.

Placement Guarantee

Placement Guarantee

We provide a full 6-month replacement guarantee for any TCG placed candidates.

For the last five years running, TCG has a less than 1% first-year candidate failure rate.

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