Big Wave = deepest reach in regional HR talent – across race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and culture.
Get customized, highly personal, beyond-the-contract service that fosters “people-first” cultures – even after each search is complete.
Team with a seasoned, straightforward, unsalesy recruiter who brings unrivaled knowledge of the Northwest’s HR landscape.
Your custom hiring plan considers your entire org. ecosystem: culture (what will grow it, and what won’t), business needs, DEIB, WFH, pay, benefits, growth goals, HR trends, and more.
Avoid costly, time-consuming mistakes in trying to hire people yourself, or via recruiters whose efforts stalled.
Align your external brand with your internal brand via optimized HR teams and practices – so candidates and the broader community see you at your best.
Smartly fill long-open positions that have caused stress, burnout, and attrition.
Understanding strategy, culture, mission, vision, goals. Send proposal.
Dive into client documents. Write inclusive and unbiased position description, interview questions, employee profile, role scope. Establish search strategy and interview process.
Engage the universe of HR talent to identify, screen, present, and advocate for qualified candidates.
Support hiring decisions, salary/benefit negotiations, reference checks, and offer for client and candidate.
Check in with client and new hire over time.
Whether you’re a hiring manager searching for new talent, or a candidate looking for your next professional opportunity, Big Wave will:
Deliver the best service possible.
Ensure everyone is treated equally.
Invest time to understand each individual and each business—so everyone can make the best decision for their future.
Continue to learn, grow, and evolve, so we keep pace with the ever-changing world of HR.
Continually collaborate with clients, advocate for candidates, and make perfect matches.
At every turn, you’ll get a trusted partner, honest feedback, and a lot of humor (because sometimes we just need to laugh!).
of every full-time placement fee is invested back into our community to help fund housing, food insecurity, education, and youth programs
Pro-bono and reduced-fee searches for nonprofits