ExecutiveBiz Announces Top Ten GovCon Executive Recruiters of 2020

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十二月 11, 2020
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The ExecutiveBiz article, "ExecutiveBiz Announces Top Ten GovCon Executive Recruiters of 2020​," features Russell Reynolds Associates Consultant Scott Miner. The article is excerpted below.


ExecutiveBiz is pleased to recognize the most significant executive recruiters of consequence influencing the government contracting (GovCon) industry with its seventh annual list of the Top Ten Executive Recruiters for 2020.


Each year, the elite GovCon firms of all shapes and sizes reach out to the most notable executive recruiters to assist them in their search for the right candidates to fill their most crucial leadership positions. Executive recruiters play a pivotal part in maintaining the success of the sector’s most important companies to lead the continued growth of the GovCon industry as a whole.


In addition to being named, Executive Mosaic also spoke with many of recruiters on the list regarding their insights into the latest trends, challenges and complexities of talent recruitment and acquisition facing the GovCon sector.



Scott Miner, Consultant and Partner of Russell Reynolds Associates


As a consultant and partner of Russell Reynolds Associates, Scott Miner specializes in senior executive and partner searches for clients in industries ranging from management and strategy consulting, IT and systems integration professional services, audit and tax services, IT and business process outsourcing and public sector government technology and business services.


Miner is a member of the Business and Professional Services Practice within the Global Technology Sector at Russell Reynolds Associates. His previous experience includes serving as founder and partner of Ascend Executive Search, Ltd., where he advised clients in professional services. In addition, he also previously worked in executive search consulting at two major global search firms.


ExecutiveBiz: In terms of finding talent, how do you recruit people for certain positions?


“One of the more difficult positions to fill is the chief growth officer or the very senior business development leadership positions. While there are people that work in that space, the exceptional people who are most in demand are the people that have a proven track record of being able to help their companies grow and differentiate themselves.


There is a bell shaped curve in terms of performance. Everyone wants to hire at the top of the curve, where there’s not a large executive base. We look for people who can think strategically in terms of growth. We also look for people who execute for results. Not everyone possesses both.”


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