Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources and People and Talent leaders for high growth and transforming organizations. Frederickson matches venture capital-funded tech startups, thought-leading non-profits and think tanks, fintech unicorns, and the Fortune 500 with the most in-demand, world-class experienced full-time and interim HR and People talent.

As the country’s highest ranked HR and People executive search firm, Frederickson has developed and nourished long-term relationships with over 20,000 rising and established HR executives worldwide for almost 25 years. Frederickson’s deep network and unparalleled reputation have earned it the role of trusted career advisor and leading talent scout for even the most out-of-reach HR and People candidates, enabling Frederickson to engage the most sought-after candidates. 100s of leading employers seek counsel from Frederickson on strategic HR issues ranging from how to plan and organize their HR functions to the qualities they should seek in candidates.

Frederickson Partners unites technology and business leaders with HR and People executives capable of shaping culture and attracting and retaining talent in dynamic, ultra-competitive marketplaces. These leaders know how to scale high-growth businesses, transform corporate culture, prepare for public offerings, manage public company compliance and provide trusted counsel to board members and senior leaders. Positions we recruit for include Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief People Officer, Head of HR and People, Vice President of Talent Acquisitions, Vice President of Total Rewards, Chief Diversity Officer, Vice President of Learning and Development, Vice President of Talent Management, and Vice President of Human Resources Business Partners.

Frederickson Partners is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with offices in New York; Pennsylvania; Delray Beach, Florida; Austin, Texas; Plano, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; San Francisco and San Jose. Clients include Alphabet, Facebook, Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Palantir, Pinterest, ServiceNow, Roche, Twitter, Uber and Workday. https://www.fredericksonpartners.com/

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We know HR. Other HR executive search firms spend 90% of their time learning about their clients’ HR needs and deciding who might be qualified for the role. We focus on delivering insight into how to best manage the People function and on short-listing the most valuable strategic HR candidates, whom we already know. Clients receive aggressive support during selection and negotiation, guidance during onboarding, and long-term consultation.

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When we started in 1995 as Valerie Frederickson & Company, our goal was simple: Empower companies to improve flexibility with workforce planning by helping them humanely and quickly transition their former valued employees, and reduce post-termination employment litigation risk. Over the next twenty years, our growing network of HR professionals and their evolving needs resulted in the addition of new capabilities, including executive search for HR, People Operations, Culture, Diversity, Talent Acquisition, and Business Partners; leadership development and executive coaching; compensation consulting; recruiting assessments; on-call startup HR consulting.

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Amidst Restructuring, Frederickson Partners Announces VP Promotions
Amidst Restructuring, Frederickson Partners Announces VP Promotions

As part of an organizational restructuring, Frederickson Partners, a global HR executive search, consulting and outplacement firm, has announced the promotion of two longtime employees, Devin Schroeder and Rosemary Belden, to vice presidents. The firm, formerly Frederickson Pribula Li, cited the pair’s “outstanding leadership in critical HR searches” for the promotions. As part of the


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