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We Identify, Coach, and Develop Adaptable High Performance Leaders for 2014 and Beyond.

Client Commentary

The Allen Austin experience is an enjoyable, interactive, educational and lasting relationship with a partner who helps identify and solve the right problems.

Don Benson
Chairman of the Board, CHR Solutions

Allen Austin is pound-for-pound the best executive search firm that I dealt with over a 40 year career -- no contest.

Jim Eggleston
Board member, Silberline Manufacturing Company

we can recommend Allen Austin to any company, in practically any situation.

John Dennis
Managing Partner & Founder, WoodRock & Company

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Integrity. Transparency. Partnership. Results.

Since 1996, Allen Austin, has been dedicated to building lasting relationships and delivering real value to our clients - not simply completing transactions.

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As a global executive search firm, our mission is to provide fully integrated global leadership solutions that allow our clients to unleash the full potential of their organizations and deliver outstanding business results. Our fundamental commitment is to do the right thing, for our people, our clients and for the global communities in which we work.

We treat our clients as we would want to be treated. We are committed to providing a unique and satisfying client experience, leveraging the total resources of the firm to achieve the best possible outcomes. We treat our associates as family. We value, respect and take care of one another; for we believe delivering outstanding client service requires an internal culture committed to enhancing the lives, effectiveness, wellbeing and fulfillment of our own.

You, our client and your desired results are the focus of every fully customized retained executive search, board services, leadership advisory and development, change management strategy, talent mapping, employee assessment, executive coaching, or management consulting engagement we conduct.

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8 questions every leader should ask to critique your vision

The beginning of 2015 is a great time to revisit your company's vision statement, but it is a very rare company indeed that has a well-thought-out, clearly articulated vision. This is perhaps the biggest single opportunity to create greatness, sustainability and enhance shareholder value in your company.

Here are eight questions that leaders must ask themselves and their organizations to address the challenge of business competitiveness..

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Featured Industry Practice

Consumer & Retail

Allen Austin's recruiting, consulting and retained executive search services span across all industries, yet the firm has its roots in consumer products and retail. We have completed over 400 searches in this sector alone. We conduct search engagements from the VP level to the CEO and board level. Since most of our partners joined us after over twenty years of successful careers in their niche, you will enjoy the benefit of in-depth industry knowledge as well as our unique process and methodology in management, executive search and leadership development. We utilize a team approach that combines highly experienced partners. Our consumer & retail practice leaders often partner with other consultants within the firm specializing in functional areas such as finance & accounting, human resources, logistics, sales & marketing, technology, risk management, research & development, procurement, and diversity.

High Performance Human Capital Leadership

For better than thirty years, Rob Andrews has studied what is currently being called Human Capital Leadership.

Buzz words, trends and pop expressions come and go. What Rob talks about in this book is getting things done through people. This book reveals real world solutions that lead to high performance and retention.

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