Searchwide announces express recruiting service - Insights

Searchwide announces express recruiting service

Searchwide, an executive search and recruitment firm that has primarily worked in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry for nearly two decades has now launched a new recruiting service specifically for customers seeking to fill mid-level management roles quickly.

SearchWide Connect

The new service, SearchWide Connect, will fill a void in the industry today. There is a need to bring speed of placement to the market, without sacrificing the quality of candidates. SearchWide has recently expanded their team and increased their resources to launch Connect.

ÒSearchWide has been placing leaders in the travel/tourism, hospitality, venue and events industry for almost 20 years. In that time, we’ve recognized a growing need for many of our clients, especially in the hotel and resort sector. It’s to fill their mid-level management roles with exceptional candidates, but at a faster pace than our executive search service offers. SearchWide Connect is intended to do just that. This division of SearchWide is led by a team of young and smart industry professionals who exhibit the ability to quickly find tomorrows industry leaders,Ó stated Mike Gamble, President/CEO for SearchWide.

ÒWith unemployment at an all-time low and the war on talent at an all-time high, speed to market is critically important to many of our clients, especially in the hotel and resort sector,Ó continued Mike Gamble.

ÒOffering this solution has been in the works for a while, but we wanted to do it right. It was important for us to have the right team on board to ensure a seamless, high-quality experience like our executive search, and I’m excited we are there,Ó said Elizabeth McHeffey, Leader of SearchWide Connect.

Since 1999 SearchWide has been a traditional, full service, retained, consultative executive search firm. Connect, as a service will apply many of the core SearchWide quality standards with a focus on speed to market. Their large database of hospitality professionals and connections deep within the industry allows them quick access to the talent needed to fill positions. While the service was created primarily for hotels and resorts, SearchWide believes it will also be beneficial for the other markets they serve as well.

ÒSearchWide was professional, thorough, efficient and proactive. They followed up with us regularly to ensure that the process was moving. We will call SearchWide the next time we have a recruiting need,Ó stated George Cozonis, Managing Director at The Fairmont Plaza Hotel.

Learn more about SearchWide Connect here.


Founded in 1999, SearchWide is a full-service executive search firm primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, convention, trade association, venue management and experiential marketing industries. Headquartered in the Twin Cities and several regional offices, SearchWide serves clients and candidates nationwide. They understand that matching the right people with the right opportunity is not an easy task. That’s why they guarantee their work and are committed to exceeding their clients’ and candidates’ expectations.



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