Lucas Group - Information Technology Search & Recruitment Capabilities
Information Technology Search CapabilitiesCharles HermanManaging PartnerChicago Information Technology Search Practice
Why Lucas Group?Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results.We have successfully built partnerships across a multitude of verticals, working with organizations from start-ups and mid-tier companies to Fortune 500 firms to find transcendent, executive talent.Through precise career consultation, we provide the ability for our candidates to fully realize and achieve their career ambitions.Our 40 years of experience have consistently ranked us in the top 10 companies in executive search.We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates.
Why Lucas Group? With an average associate tenure of 12 years, Lucas Group is here to stay in a world of transient recruiting "experts." Over 30,000 placements world-wide. We provide value! You talk. We listen. Well surround you with meaningful attention that fosters a long-term relationship. (L to R) Lee Cohen, USNA; Paul Fierszt, USCGA; Nate Hope USMA; Michael Mercier, USAFA
Why Lucas Group?We have over 300 recruiting resources. Many of our recruiters have had direct experience working within their field.Combining local knowledge with a national reach, Lucas Group has the geographical breadth and the industry depth necessary to deliver results.15 locations in the United States: › Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Denver, Houston, Irvine, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Diego and Tampa.Privately held › In 2007, the majority interest of Lucas Group was sold to HIG Capital, a Miami based private equity firm, giving Lucas Group a stronger platform for future growth opportunities.We listen. We understand. We deliver.
National Practice Group Specialty Areas National Practice Groups Information Technology Human Resources Accounting & Finance Legal Military Transition Operations, Supply Chain, & Manufacturing Operations Non-Manufacturing Sales & Marketing
Information Technology Practice Group Information Technology Practice Group Managing Partner, Chicago IT - Charles Herman Technical Management/Functional IT Executive Leadership, Sr./Mid Management, PMO Applications / Software Design, Development, Sales & Consulting Infrastructure / Operations Architecture, Engineering, Sales & Consulting Professional Services Sales, Development, Staff Augmentation & Consulting
What We Do Best!We identify, assess, and deliver. All three are critical components when working with the best talent. We pride ourselves in being able to determine our clients’ specific needs and deliver to their satisfaction.We know where to look for the ‘right’ candidate, how to assess if they fit our clients’ requirements, and most importantly we deliver the individual by closely monitoring the entire interview to offer process.We invest heavily in technology & tools. Our international proprietary database consists of over 2 million candidates.We focus deep on the training, development, and coaching of our recruiters and leaders.We maintain dialogue throughout and after the process.We have a long-term partnership mind-set and never stop at the placement.
‘Full Circle’ Search ProcessLucas Group tailors your search to your specific needs, assessing and qualifying each characteristic necessary to fill your positions with the best talent. Analyzing Client’s Research Identifying To develop Specific Needs a winning plan The best potential candidates for the search Follow Through Detailed Interview Process Once offer is accepted to support candidate Carefully evaluate through the transition to client employer talent to match needs Balanced Deal Focused Negotiation Presentation Through communication of both client and candidate of most qualified candidates to deliver above industry placement rates and acceptances
Sample Recruitment Opportunities Technology Resources IT Management / Functional IT Senior/Enterprise Architect CEO, President or COO Software Engineer/Developer/Programmer Chief Information Officer/VP of IT › Systems/client server & web based Chief Technology Officer › Packaged (ERP/CRM) › Custom Development (Sr.) Director of IT › C++, Visual C++ Director/Manager of Software Development › .NET Framework (C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET) Program Manager/Project Management Office › Java/J2EE Functional Project Manager › PHP › Open Source Team/Project Lead › Scripting (Python, Perl, Unix/Korn Shell) Database Architect/Developer/Administrator Business Intelligence/Information Management Sales & Business Development Business (Systems) Analyst VP/Director of Sales Technical Project Manager Client Partner Network Architect/Engineer/Administrator Engagement Manager (Business Development) Systems Architect/Engineer/Administrator Sales/Account Executive (Product/Services Sales) Technical Support/Hardware Engineer/Analyst Alliance Manager Quality Assurance (Testing) Engineer/Analyst Pre-Sales/Sales Engineer Information Security Director/Engineer
Partnered CompaniesRespected and well-recognized global companies utilize Lucas Group as a critical component of their human capital strategy. Our entire team takes pride in our partnership with these leaders in their respective verticals, but more importantly we know that we contribute significantly to their day-to-day success. AIG General Electric Johnson Controls Alliant Energy Goldman Sachs PepsiCo Allstate Global View Software PwC Boeing Goodyear Sara Lee Boston Scientific Hilton Hotels Siemens Capital Group Hyatt Corp Target Stores Caterpillar, Inc. IBM The Home Depot Centex Homes Kraft Foods UBS Financial Services Oracle Corp Kohler Zurich NA Cox Communications KPMG Verizon Dell, Inc. Liberty Mutual Wind Point Partners Delta Airlines Morgan Stanley Wrigley Discover Financial Motorola UPS
Our Customer Care Program Lifetime of Value! We follow-up on a consistent basis to ensure satisfaction on both sides of the placement (client and candidate). Scheduled call to the client and candidate 14 and 75 days after placement. Scheduled confidential survey 90-days after placement.
Lifetime of Value Survey Results 96% of our clients would recommend us to others. 95% were pleased with their candidate (s) whom they hired. 96% said we assessed and listened to their needs throughout the process. 97% stated our staff was professional and courteous. 90% continued to receive contact from their recruiter after the placement.