A retained search is a positive step toward the bright future of your company. At MJ Scott Search Partners, we take a thoughtful, individualized approach to finding the next one person your organization needs.
We seek candidates with passion, individuals whose values align with your core mission. Recognizing this passion requires a balance of experience, skill, and intuition.
Clients count on us to expedite difficult searches — with unique criteria, challenging requirements, and urgent timelines. We are committed to your success.
We work on a small number of searches giving you all of our attention. MORE
Retained search firms work consultatively for a select number of companies to ensure an exceptionally thorough recruiting process with a high degree of success. MORE
We stand behind each placement and ensure that your chosen candidate not only is a great fit, but stays with your organization. MORE
Our goal is to make this experience a very positive one for both you and the candidates. We customize the process to best meet your needs and complement your internal resources. MORE
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“MJ Scott has worked with our company for over 14 years! We go back to her and her team over and over because she has really taken the time to understand our unique culture. She works closely with us to understand what we need today and how we envision the role to evolve as our company does. She is tireless ....” -SVP of Human Resources, Minnesota-based $1Billion Multi Channel Retailer and Manufacturer
“MJ brings a deep understanding of the retail business model to her role as recruiting “Partner”. She acts as a “Partner” by investing the time necessary to understand both the needs of the position and the culture of the organization to insure a “good-fit”. She is a true professional; she is personable, objective, and provides honest and direct feedback! Moreover, ....” -CEO of $2B, Minnesota-based Manufacturer and COO of Big Box Retailer
“MaryJeanne and her firm is the best! I’ve worked with her for many years and on many searches. She gets results and her consultative approach and no-nonsense style are refreshing. She knows her candidates very well and her candidates respect her. She takes the time to really understand the skill sets necessary but even more uniquely, she really digs in ....” -Director of Global Talent Acquisition of Global Consulting Firm
“MaryJeanne came to me highly recommended. I hired her to fill a number of Vice President and Director level positions across a broad range of disciplines (HR, IT, Merchandising, and Finance). She, in every case, developed a well thought-out position description, candidate attributes, and took time to understand our company’s culture and the key “must haves” which we jointly identified. ....” -CEO of Chicago-based Luxury Home Furnishings Manufacturer
“We have used MJ Scott for several searches within our organization from operations roles to merchandising roles. She has found top candidates that fit the culture of this organization. MaryJeanne and her team are great group and very results orientated. They do not waste your time with candidates that will not be the right fit for your organization. MaryJeanne takes ....” -Vice President of HR, New York-based Manufacturer
Founder and President
My career has always been about building businesses that need a high level of intuition to make the right decision. This business is by far the greatest use of those skills. I have been committed to helping client companies, both large and small, to fill some of their most challenging and important positions for more than 16 years. By developing solid relationships, I make successful placements thrive and grow within those organizations. I .....
Lynn believes that life is all about opening doors, and the secret to happiness and success is being able to recognize them! For over 25 years, she has been helping businesses find answers to their needs through this philosophy. Her career has been spent building strong, long-term client partnerships throughout many industries. Her expansive network and deep understanding of company cultures and corporate awareness has led to an expansive network .....
As the Talent Development specialist at MJ Scott Search, I am responsible supporting the research and candidate development function. My key areas include Retail Store Management, Buying, Category Management, Planning, Sourcing and Digital. All of our clients expect us to find them the very best talent in the country! We’re committed to finding that talent wherever it may be. We look for candidates that have an inherent fit with our clients .....