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For Employers

For Employers

For Employers

Are you looking to hire highly-talented, experienced and EQ savvy workers who can juggle competing demands and make decisions quickly about how best to meet ambitious goals? Are you seeking to diversify your workplace? At NextGroup, our talent pool is well-trained, highly-motivated, and ready to add value on day one.

Our Talent:

Highly Educated

100% with at least bachelor’s degrees. 66% with master’s or advanced degrees

Well Prepared

100% with at least bachelor’s degrees. 66% with master’s or advanced degrees

Locally Based

90% reside in Chicago and northern Chicago suburbs

Ready to Flex

75% looking for flexible roles or project-based opportunities

What We Offer


  • Project-based professionals or consulting teams
  • Contract-to-hire staffing
  • Part-time permanent staffing
  • Full-time permanent staffing

Focus Industries

  • Higher Education
  • Entrepreneurial/Early Stage Companies
  • High Growth Companies
  • Nonprofit and Philanthropies

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Communications/Marketing
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Fundraising/Development
  • Human Resources
  • Operations/General Management

Part-Time or Full-Time Permanent Placements

Search Services

  • Pre-screened candidates curated to fit your needs
  • Guaranteed replacement search if needed
  • We provide ongoing relauncher coaching for six months from new hire date at no cost to you
  • Fee structures vary based on position and need

Contract or Contract-to-Hire Staffing

Contract Staffing

  • Quick turn-around to fill your project or contingent workforce needs
  • Offering temporary Contractors and Consultants
  • Contract-to-Hire options allowing on-the-job performance evaluation before making an offer

NextGroup As Your Advisor and Partner

Talent Advisory

  • Serve as advisor to your organizational design and talent needs
  • Provide contract-to-hire staffing and handle all billing, payments and tax paperwork
  • Ongoing coaching and project execution oversight by our experienced managing consultants