Over 54 Years of Tradition and Expertise

Insurance Industry Recruiters

Our firm, General Search & Recruitment (GSR), has been a frontlines insurance industry recruiting firm for over five decades, since its inception in 1969—focusing on the underwriting, claims, and sales vectors within this thriving space. We pride ourselves on our deep-rooted commitment to fostering diversity and integrity in all we do. Utilizing the latest advancements in recruitment technology, combined with a service-minded approach, we pinpoint and attract the finest talent in the insurance sector. Whether you are a prospective candidate in search of new opportunities or a company eager to enhance your team, we stand ready to assist you in realizing your goals.

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Our Team

We are trusted insurance industry recruiters, always learning and adapting to connect outstanding insurance professionals with the perfect career opportunities.

President and CEO
Mike McDonough
Talent Acquisition Researcher
Ela M.
Account Representative
Jamie Becker

Terry McDonough


General Search and Recruitment believes that listening to the employer and job seeker is the most productive way to reach long-term solutions for both parties. Using innovative techniques, GSR reaches out to and recruits outstanding talent, approaching passive candidates with proven track records but are not actively seeking new opportunities.

We have earned the trust and respect of organizations and individuals in the insurance industry by building professional relationships through honest interaction and feedback with both employers and job seekers. General Search and Recruitment's dynamic sales culture combines industry knowledge, market expertise and a personal approach, fostering a result-driven approach in the search for the industry's best candidates

GSR believes that encouraging long-term relationships built on respect, trust and clear communication are at the heart of placing top talent with employers and empowering candidates to progress toward ideal positions.