Hanold Associates : HR Executive Search Firm Services


Trusted counsel and exceptional execution of assignments critical to our clients organizations


Hanold Associates is the leading boutique retained executive search firm focused on recruiting distinctive human resources leaders. With a track record of successfully recruiting CHROs and other key human capital leaders, we have earned a reputation for insightful and nuanced cultural advisory work built on a platform of strong capability supported by a rigorous and artful approach in assessing cultural fit. Hanold Associates works with CEOs, CHROs, heads of talent acquisition and other key stakeholders to develop thoughtful and strategic solutions around transitions in the human resources function.

Throughout our process, you can be assured that you will receive timely, authentic and critical perspectives from the market. We strive to provide innovative and up-to-date counsel to our clients so they can make thoughtful, well-informed and confident decisions about critical human capital moves.

Because of our successful results, we are often asked to serve more broadly including executive committee officers and the board of directors.

We conduct our business in person, allowing for faster relationship building and better assessments. We serve clients of varied sizes, from small to large cap, public, private, for-profit and not-for profit organizations.

Services and Accreditation

Predictive Index


We seek to blend the art of search with the science of assessment, and in pursuit of that goal, Hanold Associates offers the Predictive Index to add research-backed scientific rigor to the search process. Clients may choose whether or not to take advantage of this service.

Hanold Associates is certified in the Predictive Index™ System. This adds significant value for our clients during the recruitment process by utilizing the Predictive Index suite of products.

This is a complementary feature of our search process and provides clients with the following optional services:

  • Job Assessment–enables your key recruitment stakeholders to develop a consensus on the important behavioral requirements of the position. Experience has shown that the application of this tool enables the search to be fine-tuned and can shorten the recruitment timeline significantly.
  • Candidate Assessment–this is invaluable in assessing potential candidate fit and in identifying specific areas to focus on during interviews.

PI is compliant with all EEOC requirements.