TampaBay Business Journal 2015 Business Woman Of The Year Finalist

Katherine Young, Managing Partner and President of Young Search Partners Executive search was honored to be selected by a panel of 7 judges as a finalist for the TBBJ 2015 BusinessWoman of the Year awards. The 2015 BusinessWoman of the Year Awards recognize the top woman executives in the Bay Area. Katherine was selected as a finalist in the largest category- Business Services- and chosen amongst a group of over 200 nominees.
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Young Search Partners Carves Out New Services and Markets For Retained Executive Search

TAMPA, Fla. – Although many companies put recruitment initiatives on hold during the past few years, the “War for Talent” never really went away, according to executive search expert Katherine Young, Managing Partner and President of Young Search Partners, LLC (

“Not only is the talent war still with us, but it’s escalating. Organizations have slashed their internal recruitment capabilities while the need for high caliber talent still remains a critical necessity for organizations, especially for those that are strategic about talent management issues,” Young says.

“There is no question that the caliber of talent in transition today has dramatically improved, but clients are also seeking the best and the brightest ‘passive talent,’” she continues. “They are candidates who are engaged in their current jobs but are still ambitious about managing their careers and receptive to options we may suggest. These are the perfect opportunity and market conditions for senior leadership in organizations to thoroughly assess their talent needs and then partner with an executive search firm to find the best of the best.”

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