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The Bowdoin Group Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards

Posted by Lauren Kendall on February 2, 2021
Best of Staffing 2021 Client icon in GreyWALTHAM, Mass., February 2, 2021The Bowdoin Group, an award winning executive search firm with deep expertise in leadership search and strategic company build-outs for growth-stage organizations, announced today that they have won both the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Diamond Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates for at least five consecutive years. 

Presented in partnership with sponsor, CareerBuilder, and gold sponsors, Indeed &, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and candidates. The Bowdoin Group received a Net Promoter® Score of 94 from candidates (compared to the staffing industry’s average of 18 in 2020) and an NPS® Score of 77 from clients (compared to last year’s industry average of 28).

This is the third year in a row that The Bowdoin Group is receiving both of ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client and Talent Diamond Awards concurrently, and the eighth straight year winning both ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Awards for Client and Talent. With fewer than 2% of all executive search and recruiting firms in the U.S. and Canada earning the Best of Staffing Award, the firm continues to provide world-class services to both clients and candidates.

“We are deeply humbled and honored to be recognized for our continued commitment of going the extra mile for our clients and candidates,” said Dave Melville, CEO & Founder of The Bowdoin Group. “Despite the uncertainty of last year, our team showed great strength and resiliency, partnering even more closely with leaders in the life sciences, healthcare, and technology spaces. I truly believe that these honors are a direct reflection of this incredible commitment.”

Eric Gregg, ClearlyRated’s CEO and Founder commented on the success of this year’s winners. “After one of the most turbulent years in modern history, winners of the 2021 Best of Staffing award have proven their commitment to go above and beyond in support of their clients and placed talent,” said Gregg. “These service leaders have demonstrated their capacity to be agile, to be precise, and to prioritize the client and talent experience above all else. It is my honor to celebrate and showcase the 2021 Best of Staffing winners alongside feedback from their actual clients and placed talent on!”

The Bowdoin Group looks to 2021 as a year for hope and continued success during these unprecedented times.

About The Bowdoin Group

The Bowdoin Group is an award-winning retained executive search firm that specializes in C-suite leadership and strategic roles, commercial team expansions, and recruitment process outsourcing for a wide range of companies, ranging from venture-backed startups and emerging growth companies building out their C-suites to larger organizations sourcing talent for rapid market expansion. With deep expertise in Life Sciences, Digital Health, Software & Technology, and FinTech, Bowdoin is uniquely situated to solve recruiting challenges and unmet talent needs more than any other search firm across the U.S. due to its cross-functional reach and domain understanding across healthcare and technology. The firm continuously ranks in the top 2% of the recruiting industry in the U.S. and Canada for client and candidate satisfaction as measured by ClearlyRated’s annual NPS survey. The Bowdoin Group is also active in supporting the local entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as several non-profit organizations, including Life Science Cares, NEVCA, Hack.Diversity, and FinTech Sandbox. For more information, visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About ClearlyRated

Rooted in satisfaction research for professional service firms, ClearlyRated utilizes a Net Promoter® Score survey program to help professional service firms measure their service experience, build online reputation, and differentiate on service quality. Learn more at

About Best of Staffing

ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award is the only award in the U.S. and Canada that recognizes staffing agencies that have proven superior service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and placed talent. Award winners are showcased by city and area of expertise on—an online business directory that helps buyers of professional services find service leaders and vet prospective firms with the help of validated ratings and testimonials.


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