Mike McDonough

Dear Insurance Professional,

General Search & Recruitment  GSR) is a full service executive recruiting and staffing firm, concentrating our efforts in the insurance industry.  Our insurance recruiting firm based in Chicago has established a proven track record of honesty, integrity and a commitment to strong personal service. Our success in executive recruitment has earned us many repeat customers who have used GSR to build themselves into world-class performers in the insurance industry. Winning the talent war for today’s needs by finding tomorrow’s star performers has made GSR an unparalleled resource for creating and maintaining our clients’ unique environments. As this challenge to deliver these hard-to-find reinsurance, underwriting, or claims top performers increases in the years ahead, GSR will to continue to listen to our clients and deliver results in the most professional and timely manner.

To be the bridge between the human resources department and the marketplace of hard-to-find talent is of primary importance to GSR. We tailor insurance job recruitment nationwide to the specific search assignment for the specific insurance professional or as your firm’s needs dictate. Ongoing insurance recruitment education, using technology and staying involved in the social media and insurance industry allows GSR to provide the difference making competitive edge in finding and retaining the top performers your firm wants to develop and hire. This close working relationship with the human resources team and with senior C-level executives is an integral part of GSR’s approach and continues to bring unprecedented value to our clients’ while ensuring their success.

For insurance candidates who need to keep the insurance job search process confidential, GSR is the ideal resource. We have been delivering top-notch talent since 1969, which has allowed GSR to identify and create opportunities for our passive-search candidates that are not always available to the public marketplace. Reinsurance Recruitment, Professional Liability Recruitment, and Employee Benefits Recruitment are examples of specific niches we have dominated over the years. The insurance executive or leadership professional in the early stages of considering change or working with a retained insurance recruitment firm is often directed to look within his or her own organization before considering corrector future assignments. Your career plans and objectives drive our efforts to bring your needs and your best opportunities together for long-term success.

BuildingsFor insurance professionals in transition or active in a nationwide search for the correct insurance job the team of insurance recruiters in Chicago can often find opportunities in other insurance cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix, or Denver. If you are rusty or unclear of how to get the interview or select the right position, GSR has had great success directing and assisting candidates through this time of change. No matter the stage of your insurance career, we will work with you to identify and build upon your strengths and experiences. Beyond permanent opportunities, we also have do temporary staffing and contract  insurance staffing  positions as an alternative path toward reaching your goals and objectives. Each month, we usually place at least one person who is in-between positions and has been encouraged by our strong service and commitment to the people with whom we work – in Chicago and around the nation.

I look forward to getting to know you and helping you achieve your personal and professional success. Please feel free to review the GSR story or connect with me at LinkedIn.

All the best!

Mike McDonough

President and CEO

General Search & Recruitment