Keynote Executive Search

Find. Fit. Perform.

Executive Search & Recruitment

50% of leaders fail within 2 years.
Keynote Search finds people you are looking for, screens them more effectively and supports their success with dedicated executive coaching.
One inclusive price. Success-based guarantee.

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Find

Enhanced search that allows us to speak to hundreds of people on your behalf.

Our process leverages our expert delivery team’s experience combined with artificial intelligence to find and attract exceptional talent.

Fit

Every search includes predictive psychometric assessments with an exhaustive interview process.

Predictive psychometric assessments, A.I. & data-driven scoring, and a thorough interview process to ensure we find the right fit.

Perform

Ensure optimal performance of your new executive with our post-placement support.

One-on-one executive coaching and our Mastermind Executive Leadership Development Program to support executive hires with industry leading practices.

One customized solution. One inclusive price. Success is our guarantee.

Our executive search is backed by a 12 month guarantee. Everything we do from the enhanced search to extensive screening and post-placement support is all included under one transparent fee.

Learn more about how our executive search and recruitment services can help you find the right person to help your organization succeed.

Our Executive Search Team

Using our search processes, we have found and developed a team of experts that work together to help you with your search needs. Everything from identifying and creating compelling position profiles, sourcing candidates, assessing fit, evaluating and interviewing, selecting and even onboarding and coaching for your new hires.

Ask Our Team - FaceApp Challenge

Thanks to the #FaceApp Challenge we are able to imagine what the Keynote Group team will look like when we’re older. Here’s where we think we will be in our lives and careers in 25 years.

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2019 Hiring Intentions of Ottawa Businesses

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Executive Search: The CFO Role

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4 Tips to ensure a smooth relationship between the CEO & COO

The close working relationship of the COO & CEO, brings forth challenges to ensure a positive and productive alliance. Getting the right fit and configuration between the two can be a very complex and difficult challenge. Their skill sets should compliment each other and increase the capabilities an...

Latest Opportunities

View our latest executive search opportunities.

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Business Development Representative @ Demand Spring

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Senior Director, Health & Safety @ Bellai Construction

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Testimonials

We are proud to work with some exceptional companies in a wide variety of industries.

I've had the pleasure of working with Keynote on several different talent and HR initiatives. I have always been impressed by their approach, process and execution. I'd highly recommend working with Keynote and look forward to our future relationship.
Bruce Linton
Our company was very impressed with what Keynote had to offer in the way of recruitment, onboarding, coaching and follow-up. Additionally the caliber of candidates that were referred to us by Keynote were impressive leading us to make a great hire. We would recommend Keynote to any company.
Alex Cairns
HR Manager - EODC
I was lucky enough to work with James and the Keynote team on several occasions. I appreciate the work they do and do very well. I would strongly recommend using them for your hiring/search and onboarding needs.
Andrew Emmans