Government Recruiters and Executive Search

Effective recruitment is critical for government organizations, but there are many challenges these employers need to overcome in order to staff their positions with the right people. By definition, governments exist to meet the needs of communities, and this means evolving as those needs change. In a talent market that’s seeing record employment and high competition for candidates, agencies at the federal, state, provincial, and community level often face issues hiring leaders with the experience and skills their jobs require.

Pender & Howe is an executive search firm that excels at making successful, lasting placements in government roles. Our teams have worked at the city, county, province, and national level, giving us a thorough understanding and robust expertise in what it takes to find and hire the right officials. We serve our clients in both a consulting and an executive search capacity, helping them meet their leadership development goals so that their organization can continue to provide the services their community depends on.

Key government sector roles require a strategic executive recruitment approach. In both the United States and Canada, these searches tend to be very specific in scope, requiring a highly specialized search team. This is why we make our recruiting service a collaborative process. We start by meeting with the organization to identify the core candidate qualifications and priorities of the search. Armed with this knowledge, we scour our database and network of candidates to pinpoint individuals who are an ideal fit and ready to put their talents to work for your agency.

At Pender & Howe, we have a passion for driving our clients’ success and growth. We aim to connect agencies with, not just employees, but professionals eager to grow a career with your team. We do this by providing hands-on, personalized attention throughout the process, from candidate selection and assessment through interviews and offer negotiation. When you work with our recruiting team, you can count on us to be a trusted partner who is committed to your success.

Ultimately, we believe that our results speak for themselves. We have made successful placements in a range of government leadership roles, from department heads and directors through c-suite executives like Chief Financial Officer or CEO. Our extensive talent network gives us the ability to go beyond the job board, identifying hidden and passive candidates that organizations often lack resources to find on their own. Whatever your agency’s talent management needs, contact Pender & Howe today to learn what value we can add to your organization.

Success Stories

Pender & Howe provides government recruiting and executive search services across Canada and the US

About Pender and Howe

Pender & Howe Executive Search was formed by a team of professionals with extensive experience in executive search services. We provide a fully streamlined boutique retained service for companies looking to bolster their executive leadership team.

With a strong presence in key cities across North America, Pender & Howe boasts a comprehensive reach that spans the continent. From venture capital-backed disruptors, recently acquired private equity portfolio companies, academic institutions, not-for-profits to global public companies, our diverse client portfolio showcases our ability to cater to organizations of all sizes and stages. 

We understand that transparency, collaboration, and high-level service are paramount, and our recruitment team is committed to delivering these qualities consistently throughout every assignment we undertake. As a strategically low-volume recruitment firm, we ensure that all our clients receive a white-glove service, never diluting our efforts or compromising on quality. 

At Pender & Howe, we go beyond mere recruitment; we forge strategic partnerships that empower businesses to excel. By leveraging our extensive network, expertise, and dedication to exceptional service, we guarantee that your team receives the utmost attention, guidance, and support throughout their executive search journey. Trust us to deliver results that propel your organization to new heights, backed by our unwavering commitment to excellence. 

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