Head Hunting (Executive Search)

Pelican Staffing Solutions Headhunting/ Executive Search Services, a Minnesota headquartered retained executive search firm, has built a reputation for its successful approach to recruitment. For more than 20 years, the firm has specialized in senior level search and selection of executives for companies ranging from Medium size to Fortune 500 companies.

Pelican Staffing Solutions knows that an effective search can result in a competitive edge for your company. A successful search takes talent, speed, agility, and responsiveness. Locating exceptional candidates requires skill. Experienced, highly-qualified recruiting professionals can make all the difference by conducting the search that transforms your company

Pelican Staffing Solutions – Headhunting (Executive Search) Methodologies:

  • Hands-On Approach: Our company leadership and lead consultants are hands-on partners. We work directly and closely with our clients to understand their needs and ensure a successful search.
  • Statement of Requirements (Needs Analysis): We work with our clients to understand their corporate and business needs and develop a Statement of Requirements to define the search.
  • Candidate Identification: We understand where our client ideal candidate is likely to be found and identify the right local, national and international pool of executive talent. We access our network of industry connections for referrals and recommendations. This is highly customized research that finds candidates with the ideal fit.
  • Candidate/Prospect Research and Qualification: We investigate our candidates/prospects thoroughly and only approach those with the strongest potential. We then qualify those candidates using third-party information and interviews.
  • Presentation of Candidates: We present only those candidates who are a viable and qualified with real leadership option for our client.
  • Assessment of Candidates: We carry out formal assessment of candidates under serious consideration, working in alignment with client assessment methodology, or utilizing our own proven methods.
  • Placement Follow-Up: We stay with our client and the candidate after selection and placement. We are available to provide any needed support.


To deliver a comprehensive, effective and rigorous approach to all our executive searches, we combine theses elements to ensure we meet client’s needs precisely.