We specialize in specific niches to provide your search with the professionalism, insight, and working knowledge that comes with focus. We are dedicated to offering a personalized, customer focused, and straightforward approach. Paragon Group specialize in the following Practice Areas related to the Energy Industry, especially the Power sector:
Here’s an all too familiar scenario – there’s an opening at your office and you need to fill it, fast. The stress of one person trying to perform two jobs is taking its toll. You’ve made an effort to look at the pile of resumes on your desk but can’t seem to find enough quality time to carefully sift through them. You could go ahead, fill the position and end up with a potential second-rate candidate or you could call Paragon Group.
At Paragon Group we professionally handle all aspects of the search and evaluation process in locating top talent for leading companies within the energy industry, especially the power sector. Our thorough process, along with a growing network of contacts developed through daily communication with companies and “difference makers” in our specialized niches, allow us to successfully complete the most challenging of searches.
Paragon Group knows executive search. Over 18 years of experience allows us to cut through the clutter to find the energy professionals that have the right skills to fill your position. Our process is accurate, fast, and simple to work with. Talk with us about your staffing needs directly. Let us take the pressure off so you can focus on what you are best at; running your business.
The team at Paragon Group work in partnership with our clients on both a corporate and personal level, providing innovative solutions for your business-critical recruitment issues.
In the end, a professional recruiter is as good as the number of fully qualified candidates they deliver to the client. To do this, the recruiter needs to be good at selling candidates on the benefits of working for your firm. Needs to know how to overcome objections and turn negatives into positives. They need to offer solutions, work out compromises, and in the end- make the hire happen. At Paragon Group, our primary concern is producing results for you, our client.
Mr. Dahl has been involved in professional recruiting since 1989 and in the energy business since early 1998. Johan has successfully learned to deal with the full spectrum of recruiting and staffing issues present in today’s marketplace. From 1997 to 2002 he worked at one of the largest and most acclaimed recruiting firms worldwide, Management Recruiters International (MRI). Within two years Mr. Dahl was in the top 5% of producing search consultants with numerous large clients. Before he left MRI Johan was ranked number eleven (11) among 5,100 professional recruiters worldwide.
In 2002 Mr. Dahl founded Paragon Group International in Sacramento, California. In 2005 Johan moved his family and business to Austin, TX; the current location of the firm.
Mr. Dahl’s main responsibility is to provide leadership and vision for Paragon Group. He has earned respect in the industry by managing executive search assignments with clients in energy, investment banking, and the emerging technology industry. His trademark is a distinct relationship-oriented approach to cultivate clients by delivering open and candid communication to both clients and candidates. Johan strives to establish meaningful, long-term, professional, and trust-based business relationships that create a win-win situation for everyone involved.
Johan is married, enjoys his two energetic children and is enthusiastic about transformational development, kayaking, fitness and sports.
Paragon Group International is an Executive and Key Employee search and recruiting firm established in 2002. Our experience in professional recruiting dates back to 1989. We deliver high performance talent to our clients today for their success tomorrow. The emphasis of our business is on Client Satisfaction and Career Enhancement. Our intention is always to become your partner in successfully attract the very best available talent to your firm. Our goal is to exceed your expectation in every aspect of the process including bringing you thoroughly pre-screened candidates. We apply industry specialized recruiting to find you even the most hidden talent. We have extensive experience in customize the approach to deliver proven results.
We deliver candidates which our clients hire in mostly permanent full time positions across the United States primarily in the Energy industry and the Investment Banking business. Most of our search assignments are mid to high level management opportunities along with key employee searches. We have experience with C-level searches and Paragon Group is also set up to provide contractors and consultants if the client so desire.
Our clients range from the small start-up and/or Pre-IPO companies to Fortune 500 firms in the Public and Private industry. We have access to a business network of a large number of established recruiters globally which allows us to identify candidates from beyond our own resources for your recruiting needs if necessary. As a client this provides you with a main contact in place and enables you to work with only one recruiting firm contact versus having to coordinate the efforts of many with duplicate referrals. This service alone eliminates hundreds of unwanted emails & phone calls and saves you time and money.
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Paragon Group International offers service options ranging from Exclusive Retained Search to Acquisition & Divestiture Services. When evaluating the various options, it’s not a question of which approach is better. Rather, it is a question of which approach will best serve your needs. In many cases our clients have opted to utilize different search options simultaneously. The determining factor should be the level of priority the assignment justifies.