We Provide Access to Great Opportunities

“Our Aspirations are Our Possibilities.”
Robert Browning

We are interested in building long term relationships with talented professionals who align with our areas of expertise. Our approach is to listen and understand your goals and expectations. The right fit creates the winning combination for both our client company and for the professional they hire.

Thanks for your interest in WilliamCharles. We can’t promise to find you a new position. Our time is focused on filling assignments with our client companies. We are interested in connecting with you and keeping you in mind against those opportunities. We understand the critical importance of making good career decisions. The winning combination is the right fit for the candidate and for the client.

We work on the following areas:

  • C Suite positions up to and including GM, President and CEO.
  • Leadership positions in finance accounting accounting manager to CFO.
  • Human Resources professionals from senior staff roles to CHRO.
  • Operations and Supply Chain management positions
  • Sales and Marketing Leadership up to Chief Commercial Officer

While we have exceptions, we primarily focused on middle market companies rather than large corporations. We work extensively with both Family Owned Businesses as well as Private Equity Owned Companies.

What Our Placed Candidates Are Saying

Hope network logoI had an exceptional experience working with Paula Perkins at WilliamCharles. Throughout the process, I was met with professionalism, expertise, and a genuine commitment towards a successful outcome. Paula displayed an impressive understanding of the industry and took the time to thoroughly comprehend my skills and career aspirations to ensure a great fit for both myself and the organization. Her personalized approach made me feel valued and supported throughout the process. She addressed my questions to ensure I made informed decisions. Thanks to her unwavering dedication and support, I ultimately secured a position that aligns perfectly with my skillset, goals and aspirations. I cannot express my gratitude enough for the wonderful experience I had working with WilliamCharles, and I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone seeking a truly exceptional recruiting firm.

Heather Zak, Chief Financial Officer, Hope Network

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orthodontic partners logoThe process of working with WilliamCharles was very smooth. They were extremely communicative throughout the entire process, was always on top of scheduling and follow-up questions/concerns. Ensured the process was moving in the right direction and smooth.

I most appreciated the amount of communication and attention I received during the entire process. I was not used to someone remembering exactly what time my interviews would be to then call/email right after asking how it went. it was refreshing to have the amount of support throughout an interview process!

Riley Pobocik, Operations Support Manager, Orthodontic Partners

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Tailored Hiring Solutions

We recognize that every client’s journey is distinctive. Whether you are a family-owned business, a middle-market corporation, or a private equity-backed company, our approach is tailored to your specific needs and aspirations. Our suite of services, encompassing both retained executive search and contingent search, is designed to adapt, and evolve with you. Your success is our top priority, and we’re here to ensure you have the right leaders by your side at every step.

Executive Search

When you need trusted assistance for your most crucial strategic hiring needs. We have trusted experience leading you through a step-by-step process to identify, attract and hire executives who will seamlessly integrate and impact the success of your organization.

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Professional Recruiting

When you need broader access to talent. We have recruiting team members focused on providing value added direct hire recruiting services to our client organizations. This gives you access to passive candidates who are not answering job postings.

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Contract Placement

When you need to fill a need immediately. We apply the same careful vetting that we use in direct hire to help clients locate candidates to handle contract, project based or interim needs. Our focus in this area includes finance and accounting, human resources across and project resources.

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Our Process Ensures a Successful Fit Every time (How we Work)

We execute each step of the executive search process with a critical eye. We understand the critical organizational importance of hiring the candidate who will deliver exceptional performance.

1 Discovery


Gain an understanding around the culture, organizational values, and goals. Meet key constituents and understand the desired outcomes for the role.

2 Strategy


Critical for key stakeholders to align around the desired candidate profile. This includes the experience profile and a list of intangibles required for a seamless integration.

3 Recruiting


Tailor the recruiting, attraction & evaluation process to the specific need. Build in key steps in the process, assessment, and stake holder involvement.

4 Present


Execute the research, sourcing and recruiting strategy. Build a candidate pool that involves covering the desired candidate market while narrowing the pool against tangible and intangible requirements updating our clients through this process.

5 Evaluation


Vett the candidate pool and collaborate to develop a short slate of candidates. Incorporate tools and criteria to use through client interview process. Determine final candidate(s) and execute final steps of evaluation.

6 Selection


Facilitate the final decision taking into account all the steps in the process including data points from assessment, references and evaluation process. Assist with the offer, acceptance, resignation and on-boarding process.

Building Your Talent Capability One Talented Leader at a Time

We have expertise to fill the critical needs in departments across your organization.

Client Segments

We are primarily focused on the middle market with companies on average ranging in size up to 500 million in sales. We do a concentration of work with Family-Owned Businesses and Private Equity Owned companies. We have expertise with employee owned (ESOP) and private owned companies.

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WilliamCharles has deep and broad experience working across a number of different industries and sectors. Located in Michigan gives us extensive experience with manufacturing and distribution industries. At times, specific industry experience is critical – other times it is better to seek the best talent across industries. We help you navigate those critical decisions.

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Contact us today to discover how WilliamCharles Search Group can strategically elevate your leadership team and drive your organization toward new heights of achievement.

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