Doubly Honored: Merritt Hawkins Named Best in Professional and Executive Search
May 07, 2018
Merritt Hawkins has
been recognized as one
of the Best
Recruiting Firms in America for 2018 by Forbes magazine, which worked with the analytics firm Statista to
compile a ranking of the top 250 firms in the country, in two different
This prestigious ranking is based on thousands of
recommendations from recruiters, employees and human resources managers.
For their 2018 list of America’s Best Recruiting Firms, Statista and Forbes divided firms into two main
- Best in Executive Search (specialized in
permanent placement of executive positions with at least $100,000 income
- Best in Professional Search (specialized in placement of
professional and specialist positions up to $100,000 annual income).
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company that focuses on
permanent placement for physicians, advanced practitioners and healthcare
ranked in the top 50 of the 250 Best Executive Recruiting Firms in the country,
and in the top 100 out of 250 Best Professional Recruiting firms in the
Forbes’ lists for 2018 included recruitment firms from all industries,
with Merritt Hawkins among just a
handful of healthcare staffing firms to be honored.
“We are proud to be recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best
Recruiting Firms for 2018, for both Professional Recruiting and Executive
Search,” said Mark Smith, president of Merritt Hawkins. “It’s a testament to
the professionalism, work ethic and commitment of the entire Merritt Hawkins
The Forbes lists of best
recruiting firms are based on two surveys that were conducted between December
13, 2017 and February 12, 2018. The client survey queried 4,500 candidates and
HR managers as clients of recruitment firms, while the expert survey questioned
30,000 external recruiters who shared their market insights.
As part of the client survey, candidates considered the quality and selection of offered positions, quality of the
recruitment process, and quality of communication with recruitment staff.
HR managers’ assessments were based on recruitment firms’ quality and selection of offered candidates; quality of
process and communication; understanding of unique company culture; and
price-performance ratio for offered services.
Sources: Forbes & Statistica
2017 Review of Physician and Advanced
Practitioner Recruiting Incentives
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for physicians, advanced practitioners and healthcare employers.
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