EXECUTIVE SEARCH & RECRUITMENT

Our approach to recruiting intertwines with your business model. Our 24-step recruitment process is holistic, effective, and a game-changer for organizations who refuse to ignore the value and importance of hiring smart.

CORPORATE TRAINING

We will come onsite and work with your team of 1 or 21. We encompass marketing, sales, research, interviewing, and the overall process involved in successful recruitment strategies and best practices. We can create an entire recruitment division or train your team in areas that need improvement.

RPO

With our different levels of RPO, you can choose to outsource part of your recruiting function, or all of it. If you have a start-up and need 10 roles filled or are a Fortune 500 who has 30 critical openings, Whitham Group will step in and take over and fill your multiple positions quickly and effectively.

A FEW EXAMPLES OF THE IMPACT OUR CRITICAL HIRES ARE HAVING ON OUR CLIENT COMPANIES:

  • Sales Director: $5M division and grew sales to $140M in 3 years. That is a 2700% increase in sales.

  • CFO: Implemented cost containment measures saving our client $1,000,000 in the first 6 months onboard.

  • Director of New Markets: Added $5M of annual new market revenue and providing nearly $1,000,000 in year-after-year annuity.

  • President: Large Solar Inverter Distributor: Increased new business revenues by 120% while cutting 50% of annual expenses.

Whitham Group operates as an expert advisor, not a vendor. Our collaborative efforts define the competitive recruiting edge that gives you a hiring advantage. Our approach to recruiting intertwines with your business plans. We never deliver a quick fix to an immediate problem. We seek only long-term investments with candidates. The 26-step recruitment process is holistic, effective, and a game-changer for organizations who refuse to ignore the value and importance of hiring smart.
  • Improving your employee value proposition to attract ideal candidates.
  • Optimizing our candidate experience to maintain relationships with the most sought out professionals and attracting and nurturing talented individuals through strategic marketing methods.
  • Collaborating closely with clients to ensure selected candidates align with the organizational culture and brand.
  • Whitham Group has designed a 24-step recruitment process that helps us choose which candidate from a pool of international professionals, is the right one for your organization.
Whitham Group is a Certified WBE, WOB and Diverse Supplier certified by the California Public Utilities Commission. By partnering with Whitham Group, you are letting existing and prospective customers know that diversity initiatives and inclusion are part of your company’s core values.

OUR VAST NETWORK IS YOUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

One thing the traditional recruitment process does not do is forge relationships with candidates. Whitham Group invests the time and effort to really know our candidates and understand their professional development and goals. As a result, candidates selected by Whitham Group have a longer tenure than our competitors have been able attain.

We refuse high-pressure closing tactics and are not driven by commission.

For over 12 years our clients have relied on us to strategically seek out the perfect candidate for their critical hires. Each search is as unique as your brand and the position you are looking to fill. We have a refined the search process so we can present a selection of candidates that are seemingly tailored to the qualifications of your vacancy thus reducing ramp time and hitting the ground running.

Our network of professionals in the Renewable Energy Industry continues to grow. As Whitham Group regularly invests through sponsorship's, exhibits, volunteering, and attending events where your candidates are and our relationships with your prospects become more meaningful and valuable.

SUPERIOR VERIFIABLE RETENTION RATES

We stand behind our work and the relationships we have fostered over the past 12 years with our candidates. We have a 6 month to 5-year guarantee on our candidates. From your work culture and business goals — we are driven to find candidates who do more than just match a checklist of professional qualifications. Our recruitment process includes strategic alignment that matches values and reduces that risk of turnover.

Through our reputation, resources, and relationships we have collaborated with hundreds of businesses in search of the most eligible executive candidates. It has become our specialty to know how to effectively vet candidates that are not right for your company and present those that are a top fit.

One of the most frustrating things an employer could ever encounter when working with an agency is seeing candidates that don’t fit what you’re looking for. Whitham Group has a strict rule here, we will NEVER submit a candidate that doesn’t meet 3 criteria simultaneously:

#1. They must have at least 90% of the skills you the client outline

#2. They must be willing to accept an offer in the salary range YOU the client dictate.

#3. Must be motivated by something other than money to pursue the opportunity.  If a candidate doesn’t have all 3 of those simultaneously, we don’t send them.

DIFFERENT LEVELS OF RPO

With our different levels of RPO, you can choose to outsource part your recruiting function or all of it. If you have a start-up and need 20 roles filled or are a Fortune 500 who has 100 critical openings, Whitham Group will step in and take over and fill your multiple positions quickly and effectively. With our experience, we can increase your retention rates while being a superior ambassador for your organization.

ADVANTAGES OF OUR RPO SERVICES
  • Convert fixed costs into variable and transactional cost
  • Strengthen your employer brand by following best practices
  • Speed & consistency in your recruitment division from interviewing to on-boarding
  • Brings skilled expertise and innovation to the recruitment process
  • Risk distribution and cost reduction
  • PV/Solar - Residential, Commercial, Utility Scale and Off Grid
  • Commercial Clean Transit
  • Energy Storage
  • Battery Technology
  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Construction
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Environmental Finance
  • Environmental Services
  • EV Charging
  • Fuel Cells
  • Geothermal Power
  • Grid Infrastructure Solutions
  • HEV
  • HVAC
  • Hydro Energy
  • Hydropower
  • Recycling
  • Renewable Finance - REC's | SREC | PACE
  • Smart Grid
  • Trackers and Inverters
  • Sustainability Management
  • Telecom – Battery
  • Utilities
  • Renewable Manufacturing
  • Green Building Materials
  • aste to Energy
  • C/V-LEVEL
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Chief Engineering Officer
  • SVP’s/VP’s
  • Vice President of Business Development
  • Director
  • Business Development Managers
  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Accounting
  • Project Finance VP’s, Director, Managers and Executives
  • Financial Analysts, Financial Auditors, Asset Managers, VP of Finance, Director of Finance, Finance Managers, Director of Accounting, Accounting Managers
  • Vice President
  • General Manager
  • Director of Sales
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Sales Managers
  • Sales Executives
  • Consultants
  • Account Managers
  • Individual Contributors or Leaders of Sales Teams
  • Vice President
  • Director of Marketing
  • Marketing Managers
  • Marketing assistant
  • Brand ambassador
  • Marketing manager
  • Product marketing manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Communications manager
  • Content marketing specialist
  • SEO specialist
  • Market research analyst
  • Social media coordinator
  • Digital media manager
  • COO
  • EVP
  • Vice President
  • Director of Operations
  • Operations Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Field Operations
  • VP Project Development
  • Project Development Director
  • Project Development Managers
  • Chief HR Officer
  • Vice President of Human Resources
  • Director
  • Manager
  • HR Generalists
  • HR Business Partners
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Recruiters
  • Chief Legal Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief IP Counsel
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Legal
  • Vice President Legal Affairs
  • General Counsel, Compliance Counsel
  • In House Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Inhouse Counsel
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Hydro Engineers
  • Dam Engineers
  • Sales Engineers
  • VP of Engineering
  • Director of Engineering
  • Engineering Managers
  • P.E.’s
  • Panasonic Eco Solutions
  • Schneider Electric
  • Bloom Energy
  • Rex Moore
  • Kitchell
  • GDF Suez
  • EON Climate & Renewables
  • Engie
  • SunPower
  • Citadel Solar & Roofing
  • Benchmark Energy
  • CertainTeed
  • The Energy Foundation
  • The Packard Foundation
  • Enphase Energy
  • EnerDel
  • Elevate
  • Inter-solar Conference North America
  • Solar Power International
  • Energy Storage North America
  • Renewable Energy World Conference North America
  • California’s Distributed Energy Future 2016
  • World Energy Innovation Forum 2016 at Tesla
  • Algae Biofuels
  • American Solar Energy Society
  • Battery & Energy Storage Startups Group
  • Battery Council international
  • Battery Recycling Group
  • Battery Management Systems
  • Biofuels Network
  • CFO Network
  • Cleantech LA
  • Cleantech Open
  • Cleantechies Around the World
  • Electric Power Industry Associates
  • Energy and Utilities Network
  • Energy Storage & Grid Technologies
  • Energy Storage Professionals Networking Group
  • Energy Storage World Forum
  • Fuel Cells
  • Gasification
  • Global Battery Professionals
  • Global Energy Professionals
  • Green Building Connect
  • Green Jobs & Career Network
  • Large Scale Battery Systems
  • LinkedEnergy
  • Northern California Solar Energy Association
  • Professionals for Global Lead Acid Battery Industry
  • Renewable Energy Network
  • Renewable Energy World
  • Residential Solar Sales Professionals
  • Smart Grid / Energy Storage Experts
  • Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Solar Energy Network
  • Tradeshows where we have or currently exhibit
  • Inter-solar Conference North America
  • Solar Power International
  • Energy Storage North America
  • Renewable Energy World Conference North America
  • California’s Distributed Energy Future 2016
  • World Energy Innovation Forum 2016
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Whitham Group has over 12 years’ experience recruiting in renewable energy. We operate as an expert advisor, not a vendor.

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