Executive Senior PartnerPractice: Human Resources
Location: Houston, TX
Mike Kahn has 22 years of wide-ranging experience in Human Resources and more than six years exclusively recruiting HR professionals. Few recruiters can match his background.
He continuously engages a robust HR network in Houston and throughout the country. A graduate of Tulane University, Mike is currently the Director-elect for the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), served as President of the Houston Chapter of SHRM, and holds a lifetime certification as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and continuously advocates for ethics and integrity. His network and advocacy are crucial to his work and keep him abreast of industry trends and trusted opinions throughout his recruiting efforts.
They also provide valuable information in the course of Mike’s detailed research on potential candidates and their suitability for this clients. A believer in performance management, Mike works diligently to ensure that his clients get what they really need in a new hire. Such diligence may require more than a simple introductory meeting. It requires that job descriptions match future personnel evaluations. Mike assesses both qualifications and desire, and his comprehensive examination fully vets potential candidates, eliminating interviewing or hiring surprises. Such experienced attention to detail means a great deal to clients and candidates at the outset of their long-term relationship.
Mike provides meaningful experience and intelligent perspectives to his clients and understands the dynamic nature of HR. In days past, it was not always tightly woven with business success. No more. Today, companies demand that HR leadership actively participates in business strategy, integrating traditional functions with knowledgeable business acumen. Current and future HR leaders need speed, agility, flexibility, and business sense. Particularly as businesses outsource HR functions like payroll or benefits, they require more strategic business management by their HR group.
Mike ensures that they get it.
When not recruiting, Mike sings. He’s in two bands, serves as a Cantorial soloist, and relishes the opportunity to entertain and network in social and religious venues. If you need transcendent talent or yearn for a catchy tune…call Mike Kahn. He can deliver both.