HCS Approach to Executive Search and Professional Recruiting

What we do

A Proprietary Process That Produces Results - Guaranteed

We understand that you are not simply looking to fill an open position, but rather you’re looking to solve a business problem with an extraordinary new leader. HCS has built a proprietary business platform with tools that successfully align companies with top professional talent. Using our unique discovery method, Zero-Based Position Description Design, and facilitation process with clients and candidates, we significantly reduce the subjectivity of the hiring process and identify top-performing leaders for your organization. We are so confident in our process that we back our results with our Performance Assurance Guarantee.

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Clients depend on us for industry expertise in executive search and help navigate today’s complex and often industry-specific business challenges. Our strength is in our team of associates as they provide expertise in life sciences, healthcare, the industrials, and technology. Our recruiting experts can help you align your business strategy with your talent to drive superior performance. Click here to learn more
We offer executive and professional coaching services to enhance talent development and organizational impact. Our primary goal is to be a dedicated advocate and coach while assisting you in formulating, packaging, and executing strategic and tactical approaches within existing and new roles. Click here to learn more
With subject matter experts in technology, healthcare, life sciences, and industrials, the HCS team has the experience and know-how to help take your organization to the next level. Click here to learn more

How we do it

Our 3-step Approach Delivers Real Results


Client Discovery

We start by taking you through a proprietary discovery process where we learn about your culture, values, unique needs, and the true impact that your employees have on your organization. Our unique Zero-Based Position Description Design, which is comprised of our Desired Outcomes Questionnaire, Department Current State and Subdiscipline Assessment, and Position Description and Performance Guide, allows our firm to target top-performing talent that are the optimal fit for both the competency and subdiscipline requirements for each client’s unique culture.

Together we discover the “real” organizational culture and achieve hiring team consensus through:


Candidate Match

Armed with your company voice, we can help you hire high-performing players that intimately match your company culture.

We determine the candidate’s mutual interest, qualifications, career stage, values, competency, and organizational alignment using our assessments and evaluations:


Guaranteed Results

Informed by data, decades of industry experience, and learning what makes our clients and candidates unique, we guarantee our results.

Assessment tools that help ensure successful long-term placements:

Industry Expertise

With subject matter experts in the technology, healthcare, life sciences, industrials, and private equity sectors, we have the technology, experience, and expertise to help take your business to the next level.

Full-Service Capabilities

We are a full-service consulting and advisory firm that works closely with businesses of all sizes to improve company cultures and drive financial performance. We specialize in retained executive search, professional recruitingprofessional coaching, and consulting services.

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Phone: (910) 338-2790

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Our Locations

Corporate Headquarters

2018 Eastwood Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403

1 Glenwood Ave #5, Raleigh, NC 27603

3340 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 1010
Atlanta GA, 30326

1 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Chicago, Il