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StevenDouglas Garnishes an Array of Awards, including Forbes Recognition

Published:06/09/2021 | Posted by StevenDouglas

As more and more companies relocate to Florida from across the country, StevenDouglas is meeting demands for top talent by expanding recruiting and client service teams across Florida, as well as in New York and New Jersey, where the companies and candidates are moving from.

Ft. Lauderdale, Fl – June 9, 2021 – StevenDouglas, a national search and interim resources firm established in 1984, has received a number of awards and recognitions in the first half of 2021. The firm was recognized by the 2021 Forbes Recruiting Industry Awards in May 2021 as one of America’s best Executive Search Firms. This prestigious honor is based on over 26,000 nominations, the Executive Search list only awards the top 1% of all the companies considered nationwide for the recognition.

StevenDouglas was also ranked as the #1 firm headquartered in Florida and the #2 firm based in the Southeastern United States on Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Executive Search Firms in America for a third year in a row.  This announcement comes in tandem with the StevenDouglas once again being named the #1 Executive Search Firm in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal.

2021 is turning into one of the best years in the 37 year history of the company.   A confluence of factors are contributing to this success including the historic rebound in the economy, the migration of companies and people to the firm’s largest market (Florida), and the leadership of the firm deciding to lean into the downturn and take advantage of a sudden availability of highly talented and experienced recruiting and sales talent.  In the second half of 2020 and in early 2021, the firm dramatically increased their staff in many of their key markets including Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Jacksonville, New York, New Jersey, Minneapolis, and DC.  StevenDouglas is building these collaborative teams in key regions across America where the firm already has a presence and is getting ready to announce new offices in two of the hottest markets in the country.

“We are feeling very fortunate to have had the foresight and the financial fortitude to not only be able to retain all of our staff during the COVID induced recession, but to attract incredible talent in most of our key markets,” says President, Matt Shore.  He went on to say, “Due to our investment in new people, we were better prepared to handle the unprecedented demand for talent, especially in the State of Florida where we are seeing historic migration of major companies and candidates from other major cities.”

The result has been an 87% increase in revenue for the search side of the business through May and the IT Staffing and Interim Resources businesses are up over 40% YTD.  The biggest challenge in the business today is keeping up with incredible surge in new clients and the war for talent that has ensued from the quick turnaround in the market, especially in hot areas like Technology, Finance and Accounting, Operations, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing and Human Resources.  It is the best of times, all of a sudden, and StevenDouglas has big plans for continued expansion and is actively hiring more talent and opening new markets.

About StevenDouglas: StevenDouglas, one of the nation’s leading Search and Interim Resource firms, is a recognized leader in identifying and providing access to top talent and executives for companies since 1984.

The firm has been connecting premier candidates to their client base that spans an array of high-demand disciplines, and a broad range of industries.  StevenDouglas is nationally known for search expertise in Finance & Accounting, Human Resource, Information Technology, Financial Services, Operations, Sales & Marketing, Legal, Risk & Compliance, Supply Chain & Logistics; As well as providing interim resources and staffing for Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources.

StevenDouglas supports companies at any phase, including start-ups, emerging middle-market, and Fortune 500 companies.  The firm also has established relationships and a successful track-record with private equity and venture capital firms, as well as family offices. It’s one of the fastest growing recruiting firms in the U.S. with locations across the country, including a presence in Latin America & Canada.

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