By Brooke Goggans When Ema Ostarcevic was 5 years old, her mother and three siblings packed for a two-week trip from Croatia, where they lived, to Utah, where her father was an international scout for the NBA. While they were in the United States, war broke out in the former Yugoslavia, leaving them unable to […]
By Barry S. Saltzman, Fast Company You want smart people working for you—that much is a given. But as a manager or business leader, team dynamics also take shape (or don’t) on your watch. Sometimes hiring the smartest person in the room isn’t always the best idea—not because you need to protect your ego, but because […]
SALT LAKE CITY, UT– FEB 23, 2016 – SEARCH Group Partners, a leading recruiting firm, announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely […]
Next time you’re in downtown Salt Lake City, you might spot a photo of the founder and CEO of SEARCH Group Partners, Ema Ostarcevic. As a company with headquarters located downtown, SEARCH Group Partners is proud to partner with the Downtown SLC Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community. The […]
By Staff SEARCH Group Partners is pleased to announce that they have been chosen from among some of Utah’s most prominent companies to be recognized at the MountainWest Capital Network’s Utah 100 Awards luncheon as one of 2015’s Emerging Elite Companies. The MWCN committee received a record number of entries for the 100 Fastest Growing […]
By Annie Knox, The Salt Lake Tribune Utah’s bright young women have dim prospects for equal pay. The state’s infant girls may have great-grandkids by the time they start earning as much as their male counterparts, a new report concludes. If the current rate of progress since 1959 holds steady, the gender gap will close in […]
By Larry Myler, For Forbes.com When unemployment was hovering between 9% and 10%, job candidates were everywhere and employers could pick and choose the best people. Hiring was like picking low hanging fruit. Ask any hiring manager today and they’ll tell you, the days of receiving hundreds of qualified resumes for every job posting are […]
For thousands of years, sharing a glass of wine has been an act of friendship and partnership. That’s why SGP decided to team up with Judd’s Hill Winery in Napa and create our own unique 2014 vintage Sauvignon Blanc–to share with our clients, candidates and friends alike. Cheers to new relationships and new beginnings!
With Utah being known as the new “Silicon Slopes”, the booming economy in Utah is receiving constant nationwide recognition. The question is, does the economic success for the state translate well for women? Being a female-run recruiting firm, this topic is always at the forefront of our business. We sought out to address the current […]
As someone who runs Utah’s premier recruiting firm, I find this landmark legislation that was signed into law offering housing, and particularly employment protections, to Utah’s LGBT community as a huge leap for the state as a whole. While these protections are monumental feats in the fight for equality in The Beehive State, they will […]
Ema Ostarcevic arrives at work looking like a perfectionist professional, which she is. Chief Executive Officer of SEARCH Group Partners (SGP), a boutique recruiting firm with offices in Utah and Tennessee, this year she was named one of Utah Business Magazine’s “Forty Under 40.” In 2014, she won a Bronze Stevie Award in the Young […]
In February, Ema Ostarcevic, chief executive officer of SEARCH Group Partners, received a Forty Under 40 Award from Utah Business Magazine. The award recognizes the best and brightest under-40 rising business professionals in the state. Ostarcevic, who also has received speaking and entrepreneurial awards, is an employment and human resources adviser for several media, television, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SALT LAKE CITY— SEARCH Group Partner (SGP), a boutique recruiting firm headquartered in Utah, announces company recapitalization with private equity firm, Claritas Capital. In 2012, Ema Ostarcevic, decided to take the entrepreneurial leap, rounding up a group of investors and launching SEARCH Group Partners. Success was instant: in its first year of […]
Honored as one of the top staffing and recruiting companies in North America & Canada, with average client satisfaction scores more than three times higher than the industry average. SALT LAKE CITY, UT- SEARCH Group Partners, a premier boutique recruiting firm, announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior […]
SEARCH GROUP PARTNERS CEO SELECTED AS “FORTY UNDER 40” BY UTAH BUSINESS MAGAZINE SALT LAKE CITY, UT- February 3rd, 2015 /SGP NEWS/— Ema Ostarcevic, CEO of SEARCH Group Partners, a leading recruiting firm, is named one of Utah Business Magazine’s Forty under 40 Award winners. Each year, in a highly selective process, Utah Business Magazine […]
Ema Ostarcevic recognized as “Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year” SALT LAKE CITY, UT -–SEARCH Group Partners CEO, Ema Ostarcevic, has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in […]
Boutique firms partner up for impressive expansion throughout Utah SALT LAKE CITY, UT– SEARCH Group Partners, a boutique recruiting firm headquartered in Utah, announced today their exclusive partnership with Influence Real Estate to lead the search for top Real Estate Agent talent throughout the Utah market. SEARCH Group Partners plans to hire over 60 new […]
Brad Smith Appointed to Head State Schools SALT LAKE CITY, UT– SEARCH Group Partners, a boutique recruiting firm headquartered in Utah, announced that one of its represented candidates, Brad Smith, was appointed by the Utah State Board of Education on October 10th as the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Smith replaces Martell Menlove, and […]
Ema Ostarcevic recognized as “Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year” SALT LAKE CITY, UT–– Ema Ostarcevic, CEO of SEARCH Group Partners was named a Finalist in the “Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year” category in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award […]
SALT LAKE CITY, UT– Executive search firm SEARCH Group Partners (SGP) has been retained by the Utah State Board of Education to lead in its search for a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Martell Menlove, the current State Superintendent, announced his retirement in March. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction oversees a staff of […]
Honored as one of the top staffing and recruiting companies in North America with client satisfaction scores far higher than industry standards SALT LAKE CITY, UT– SEARCH Group Partners, a premier boutique recruiting firm, announced today it has been named as one of Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing® Client Award winners. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, […]
SEARCH Group Partners is proud to announce that Sr. Partner and CEO, Ema Ostarcevic, will be recognized on May 17th 2013 and featured in the May issue of Utah Business Magazine, as one of 2013’s 30 Women to Watch. Read Ema’s interview with Utah Business Magazine here
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