ON Partners, Untraditional by choice. Original by design. since 2006.

ON Partners is a leading pure-play retained executive search firm designed for the way you work. 

Preferred Partner Network

We value our ON community and are committed to providing you an easier, faster experience as you explore your next executive leadership role.

That’s why we have partnered with the best-in-class trusted service providers to empower and enhance your executive job search.


While ON Partners focuses on placing executives in leadership roles, we often get questions for other services related to talent hirings and development, such as resume writing, executive coaching, and more.

Luckily, we have friends we trust and happily recommend. See a few of our preferred partners below.

Meet Cher Murphy

Cher Murphy, an applied anthropologist, and Marshall Goldsmith 100 executive coach, builds teams and coaches leaders across scaling portfolio companies for Venture Capital and Private Equity firms, as well as Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 organizations.

Specializing in advising leaders navigating uncertainty and rapid change, Cher serves as a C-Suite Advisor on Talent, collaborating with CEOs, Executive Teams, and Boards to synchronize the people strategy with the business strategy.

Cher Murphy

Meet CORE Career Advisors

CORE helps executive professionals quickly transition to great new careers and opportunities. Results include:


  • Of over 5,000+ clients, 100% of them receive interviews within 30 Days Or Less.
  • 98% received job offers between 30-60 days after their final session.
  • 99% received salary increases of 15% or more.
  • Many have received increases of as much as 40-50%

Meet Marguerite Walz

Need executive and board resume writing, board candidate readiness prep, or 1:1 career coaching? Connect with Marguerite Walz, a tenured, global HR executive who now runs CoreConnections Partners to better position executives for future career opportunities.

Robinhill Senior Advisors

Meet Robinhill Senior Advisory Group

A trusted firm of Senior Advisors addressing significant opportunities to improve client performance and accelerate growth


  • Executive advisory services
  • Interim or fractional leadership services
  • Board of Directors leadership

Meet Teresa Caro

Want to set your first 90 days up for success? Do you need an unbiased executive to talk through complex challenges? Connect with Teresa Caro, a seasoned executive who leads The Liminist to help executives with transformative mindsets supercharge their careers.

Liminist Teresa Caro
C4 Talent

Meet C4 Talent

One of New York’s leading firms focusing on People Experience and Operations.


  • Executive Onboarding Services
  • Fractional HR Leadership and Support
  • Coaching for HR Leaders and Teams

Meet livingHR

We are livingHR, The Work Agency. We are a privately-held, 100% women-owned​ company providing scale and lift to the People, HR and Talent functions across industries​.


  • Expert practitioners from every level + discipline within the People function
  • An internal Creative Agency to design, create, build, and communicate
  • Industry pros from ​Enterprise, Global, PE, Mid-Market, High-Growth and Start-Ups




ON Partners is a retained executive search firm and we often hear from organizations or job seekers who are looking for roles that aren’t quite in our sweet spot of C-level and board work.

Luckily, we have some friends who can help.

Here are preferred recruiting firms that we recommend:

Meet Eric Salmon & Partners

A global, partnering firm with offices across Europe and Asia providing executive search, governance advisory, and leadership advisory. ON Partners collaborates with Eric Salmon & Partners on global executive search opportunities.

Eric Salmon & Partners

Meet TriSearch Partners

Recognized by both Forbes and Hunt Scanlon as a Top Nationwide Recruiting Firm, TriSearch is a full-service talent solutions firm with paradigm-shifting managed recruitment services called Customized Partnership Recruiting (CPR), built for speed, quality, and value. TriSearch also provides a proven, highly targeted, single search solution, Diversity & Inclusion consulting and recruiting and other talent solutions such as career transition coaching.

Meet Integrity Power Search

A full-stacked search firm for venture and private equity-backed technology companies. Integrity matches exceptional talent with startups and private equity-backed technology companies all over the US and Canada. 

Integrity Power Search

Meet ExecuSource

ExecuSource matches talent for organizations in finance & accounting, healthcare, IT, supply chain logistics, and engineering across the US.

Meet FX10 Partners

An extension of your internal team, FX10 Partners specializes in delivering world-class Sales, Pre-Sales, and Customer Success talent at the AEs, VPs, and C-Level executive level.

Our executive team is composed of tenured go-to-market leaders who have held SVP, RVP, VP and Director-level roles inside elite technology companies for decades.

FX10 Partners
Elan Partners

Meet Elan Partners

Élan Partners is a woman-owned, WBENC certified, professional staff augmentation firm specializing in IT and Engineering.

Meet SearchKey Partners

Our mission is to leverage our vast experience working as Finance & Accounting and Operations professionals - our key - to unlock opportunities and establish ourselves as valued partners for both companies and talent.

SearchKey Partners
Impact Search Partners

Meet ImpactSearch Partners

Since 2007, ImpactSearch has partnered with clients across many industries with a specialty in recruiting leadership, sales, marketing, and technology roles within the high-tech sector.

Meet Direct Recruiters

Direct Recruiters services clients across North America and has years of experience placing candidates in Industrial, Healthcare IT, Digital Health, Legal, Construction, Banking and Flexible Packaging sectors. 

Direct Recruiters

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