Welcome to Carlsen Resources, Inc.
As a leading executive search firm in the media and entertainment arena, Carlsen Resources, Inc (CRI) helps its clients grow through innovative techniques, with 25 years of experience and the broadest network of quality professionals in the industry today. Yet when all is said and done, the secret of Carlsen's success lies in one thing: its uncanny ability to connect the right person for the right job at the right time.
Carlsen's approach to executive search is both comprehensive and personal. It operates on the belief that matching a candidate to a position is as much an art form as it is a science. And, we know that success is only possible when a search firm and client work side-by-side through every step of the process.
Whether you're looking for an established leader or a rising star, seeking a more richly diverse workforce or simply some refreshingly innovative insights on personnel trends, you've come to the right place.
Welcome to the finest in executive search. We're Carlsen Resources - where you'll find the best people in the business. Contact us >
"When conducting a search, any head hunter can round up the usual suspects. At Carlsen, we've taken great pride over the years in our ability to uncover some of the true rising stars in the industries we serve."
"...my experience with Carlsen Resources was nothing short of spectacular."
"From the outset everyone at Carlsen went out of their way..."
"We have been very pleased with the results of their efforts and would recommend them to handle the key search activities."
"It was a complete pleasure working with Renee and her team."
"Renee Hauch got it...She is a true partner in our business."
"Ann made the process seamless and FUN! She's a ball of energy and a consummate professional. I will absolutely use her services again and again!"
"Choosing the right person for a critical position can be a daunting challenge. Carlsen Resources delivered..."
"...we highly recommend Carlsen Resources and Terri Thompson."
"Carlsen is undoubtedly the best in the business...Most importantly, they understand the importance and nuance of organizational culture."
"I can honestly say I have never worked with a better, or more professional headhunter than Renee Hauch."
"Working with Renee and Carlsen was a pleasure...her deep understanding of the industry and my company's needs helped me step into my role ready to go..."
"Thanks for coming to our rescue. Our company needed a real pro and you delivered as promised! The Carlsen Resources team is terrific!"
"Terri and the team at Carlsen created an atmosphere that encouraged open and honest dialogue around the expectations for both parties."
"They know the industry better than any other consulting company. Ann Carlsen and her team take advantage of knowing the 'who's who' in the industry..."
"...It's the cultural fit that will ultimately determine the long term success of a hiring and CRI gets it right."
"...They stayed engaged every
"...They are hands-on and committed to making sure the fit is right for both the individual and our company, regardless of the complexity of the search..."
"Candidates are well-researched and always qualified for the positions for which they are recommended."
"Terri really worked to understand not only the job opportunity but made sure that my work style and experience was the right fit."
"Whether you are on the hiring side or on the candidate side, I have never experienced a more professional and buttoned-up process."
"Whether my need is a senior executive to run a business, or a specific functional requirement, Carlsen has literally always come through for me."
"Renee Hauch made my recruitment experience easy..."
"They get it...what was impressive is we could have hired almost everyone they put in front of us."
"...they understand our corporate culture and spent a great deal of time and effort to find someone who would fit well within that culture."
"...they were "right there" through to the completion of the search, providing an unusually high level of service and commitment."
"...they are pleasant, intelligent, caring and really want the best for not only their client, but also for the candidate."
”...their attention to detail and ability to understand exactly what is needed in a search is second to none.”
"Carlsen's unique knowledge of the corporate cultures at media companies means they have a tremendous advantage in finding the candidate who will be the right fit."
"Carlsen Resources represents honesty, integrity and an expertise that is second to none in the business."
"Terri and her team are top notch and I cannot recommend them highly enough - definitely the "go to" search firm for the cable television industry."
"...They function with great discretion. They are remarkably "plugged in"..."
"Working with Terri Thompson was a real pleasure...I was particularly impressed by her in-depth knowledge of the industry and the strength of her relationships."
"Carlsen Resources is THE go to executive search firm in the media industry..."
"Terri really listened to our needs and worked tirelessly to make sure we were 100% satisfied."
"...Their comprehensive understanding of the needs of all parties involved in my new role made communication between myself and the new company effortless."
"I've found Renee to be among the most trustworthy, intelligent, and thoughtful recruiters...She's always in the center of the action; an amazing resource to have on your side."
"...Most impressive was how they had obviously listened very closely to the requirements as outlined and then provided additional insight and options for us to consider..."
"...they took time to understand what type of company, work environment and challenge I was looking for that could further shape my career."
"...They "crack open" the assignment and marry a "words on a page" job description to the other factors that matter..."
"Carlsen Resources does a tremendous job in preparing candidates and hiring executives for the recruitment process..."
"...Even after the placement is made there is continued follow-up to ensure the candidate is successful..."
"...I was welcomed - even encouraged - to ask even the toughest of questions about the job opportunity so that no stone was left unturned and I could make a well-informed decision."
"...I never felt out of the loop, and I never felt unprepared for what was coming in the interview process...I always felt like someone was in my corner...”
"...they took the time to know me as a candidate, thus presenting me in a manner which clearly provided the company with reasons why I would be best suited for the position."
"...they are 100% completely thorough in their searches, start to finish..."
"...I knew Renee had my back while delicately balancing her commitment and task on behalf of their client."
"...They listened to our needs and delivered in a very timely manner!"
"...They made my recent placement a seamless, comfortable, and pleasurable process from beginning to end."
"They are coach, mentor and "reality check" rolled into one. I felt unique, valued and understood through everything."
"...It was a great experience for me during a time of uncertainty and I couldn't have asked for a better partner."
"...Even after getting hired, I feel a great sense of support from them. That is priceless!"
"...We are grateful to the talented team at Carlsen Resources, as we would not be where we are today without their contributions!"
"...If we receive a candidate from your firm we know they will be a quality person who is more than capable of performing at a high level."
"Ann Carlsen is beloved by the entire cable industry. Carlsen Resources is regarded as one of the most plugged in and effective executive search firms."