The KD Difference
If you want to hire the RIGHT PEOPLE, those that share your passion, your commitment and fit the culture of your organization, you have to recruit differently. Executing a successful employment search requires a thorough understanding of the position's desired outcomes, a customized and systematic search process as well as the ability to effectively communicate the opportunity. At KD Search & Associates, we invest the up-front time necessary to identify and attract the RIGHT PEOPLE for our clients.
The key to organizational greatness lies not in the promise of great ideas, products, or services. It takes people – the right people – to achieve greatness.
Whether you're a corporation seeking to provide your employees with career transition services, or an individual desiring to realize your fullest potential, KD Transitions is here to help.
Today's successful organizations realize the profound impact individual performance has on their strategic priorities and organizational values. They hire not merely to fill a position, but to drive their business strategies.
At KD Search & Associates, we combine the latest assessment tools with our 40 years of evaluation and interviewing experience to give you every advantage in making the right hiring decisions.
Identifying and attracting top talent is of crucial importance–and not just in the executive suite. KD Search & Associates helps organizations apply effective talent acquisition and management strategies at every level.
Finding Exceptional Executives is What We Do Best!
KD Search & Associates is a well-respected and trusted executive level search organization
that consistently provides our clients with exceptional results. Our client base is diverse in size.
We recruit for Fortune 500 companies, Economic Development Alliances, Destination Marketing Organizations,
Manufacturing Companies, For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Institutions, as well as closely‐held, family‐owned businesses.
We have successfully placed thousands of exceptional people in positions such as CEO, CFO, COO, Executive Vice President,
Vice President, Director, and Senior Executive.
Our team of experienced executive search professionals will get you going in the right direction.
Haldex, Inc.Sr. Vice President of HR
When Haldex has a need to recruit top talent for key positions, we turn to KD Search & Associates without hesitation. The candidates that we offer positions to are successful; they fit our organization's culture and subsequently, stay and grow their careers with Haldex.
Alo ABDirector of HR
I'm so happy that we selected KD Search & Associates to help us. The candidate we selected will be a fantastic President of Alo North America and I hope he will find Alo to be a good company for which to work. I'm sure we will be in touch for other recruitments in the future.
Rockford Area Convention and Visitors BureauBoard of Directors, Vice Chair
The senior leadership position of an organization is always a daunting task. This can be especially true for Public/Private organizations. KD Search & Associates understood the tourism industry and really took the time to understand the needs of our Bureau.
Rockford Area Economic Development CouncilPresident
I want to thank you and your firm for the outstanding job you did in locating the latest member of the RAEDC team. The Vice President of National Business Development role is critical to the success of our organization and the quality of candidates that you brought forward reflected just that.
Continental Disc CorpChief Executive Officer
Please allow me to congratulate your firm for a job well done. You successfully placed our VP of Sales at Continental Disc Corporation and recruited three outstanding candidates as outside directors of Robert Family Holdings, Inc. KD Search & Associates came through with flying colors and I along with the shareholders could not be more pleased.
RosecranceChief Financial Officer
I wanted to express my appreciation to KD Search & Associates for the work done on behalf of Rosecrance in their search for a new Chief Financial Officer. I’ve had various contacts with search firms throughout my career and your firm stands out for their knowledge, professionalism and respect for the candidates going through the process.
Rj Link International, Inc.President
We wish to express our sincere gratitude for the professional and expeditious manner in which KD Search & Associates executed the search. All five candidates were certainly well qualified and warranted our consideration. As we stated at the onset, as a small company, we have never used a search firm before. We always felt it was “too expensive” for our little company. I believe we were wrong. This search brought us high quality candidates we could never have found on our own. We are extremely pleased with the results. Thank you again for your help.