Member Spotlight: Hire Consulting Services

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August 08, 2018

Tell us about your company.

As a full service talent management solutions and executive career transition coaching firm, HCS is here to help you reach your full potential. Founder and President, Mark James, developed Hire Consulting Services (HCS) to help you lead your best career. Whether that be with starting a new path or diving deeper into discovering the needs of your team, HCS offers tools and services to help you or your business become more secure in your job efforts.

Based in Southern California, Hire Consulting Services provides valuable services to optimize the fit between people and companies. Founded in 1999, HCS specializes in Career Transition Coaching for senior level executives and professionals within many disciplines and industries. HCS also a designated partner with The Predictive Index® (PI). With PI’s scientifically-backed assessments, tools, and leadership training, companies can not only hire the best employees, but also train their employees to become better leaders.

In addition to the focus on career coaching and talent development, HCS is host to ExecuNet, a monthly networking event in San Diego and Orange County. Specifically designed for senior level professionals, ExecuNet has helped hundreds of executives land jobs through networking. HCS also provides leadership development workshops. These educational workshops are designed to equip you and your management team with the best tools to best lead your teams.


What products or services does your business provide?

Executive Career Transition Coaching - Executive Search and Recruiting


What was the most memorable or successful moment in your business' history?

I just published my first book in February 2018 called "Keys to the C Suite"


Tell us an interesting fact about your business.

My favorite quote: "Job Security is the Ability to Secure a Job!"


What tips/advice can you offer that is related to your business' industry?

"Hire Smart or Manage Tough!"


Do you have any upcoming events or information you want your fellow Chamber Members and the community to know about?

Hire Consulting Services host and facilitates the ExecuNet Networking Meetings in Carlsbad on the first Thursday of every month. ExecuNet Meetings are exclusively for executives and professionals in career transition at or near the $150K+ base salary level. These meetings are focused solely on helping you improve your networking skills, increase your contacts, and shape your job-search efforts. In these productive networking sessions you will also receive feedback, suggestions, and referrals that will improve the quality of your Job Search Campaign Strategy. If you are planning to change jobs, looking for a new career position, considering starting your own business, consulting practice or buying a franchise, this is the career networking meeting to attend! For more information and registration/payment - click link below:


For more information on Hire Consulting Services visit

Mark James, Founder and President
(760) 230-4301