We Hit the Target

FirstArrow Executive Search, Federal Sector,
Aerospace/Defense & Commercial Cyber Security

A boutique retained search firm focused on the federal sector, aerospace/defense and the commercial cybersecurity space.

Shape your Culture, don't
just fill a position

Federal Sector & Aerospace/Defense

Offering top-level, executive search and human capital experience in the Federal Sector, including the Intelligence Community, DOD, DOE, the Space community and the Federal Civilian space.

Commercial Cybersecurity

Providing seasoned retained executive searches for commercial cyber security in the finance, technology, retail, hotel, airline, and entertainment industries and specializing in board searches for VC’s and cyber companies.

The FirstArrow
Approach

Serving as a trusted partner to identify, evaluate, recruit and most importantly land the talent within a company. We utilize our in-depth understanding of the market and our large network of connections to match the right talent to the right company.

Clients We Have Partnered With

When hiring the leading Human Capital,
you can’t just focus on one factor.

Our goal is not just a hire, but to provide the best fit and long term retention.

Companies are very complex entities and require many elements to be in sync in order to excel, such as: strategic growth plans,  meeting profit and loss goals, organizational change management, top-tier customer service, marketing  and branding, talent acquisition, etc.

At FirstArrow, we understand this and use it as a guiding principle to attract the top talent to drive your company down the road to success.  We use an effective and efficient discovery process, both a macro and microscopic understanding of your needs and culture, thorough pre and post screening of candidates, direct search techniques, and leveraging of relationships, to match expertise, motivation, and personality to your unique requirements.

A Targeted Approach

Attracting Top Talent for Your Executive Hires

How We Execute

  • Effective and efficient discovery process
  • Thorough pre-screening of Candidates
  • In-depth understanding of your needs and culture
  • Direct search and recruiting techniques
  • Involvement through on-boarding and retention
  • Shepherd your companies story to the market

Benefits To You

  • Candidates that enhance your cultural cohesion
  • Long-term talent retention
  • Enhancing your succession planning with top talent
  • Talent that fits your employee oriented environment
  • We search, and you focus on other critical facets of your business
  • Candidates that believe in your customer's mission

ABOUT FIRSTARROW

We Hit

even the toughest targets

SHUNIL JOSEPH is the founder of FirstArrow Executive Search with over 22 years of search experience within the Intelligence, DOD, DOE, NASA, and Federal Civilian Community. We leverage our retained search experience to serve both the Federal Sector nationwide and the commercial cybersecurity space.

Our client base ranges from system integrators, technology companies, consulting firms, and R&D organizations within the Federal Sector to commercial software and hardware product vendors. 

We serve as a trusted partner to identify, evaluate, recruit and most importantly land the talent within a company. We have built key relationships with former government agency executives, company executives and other key subject matter experts. We have the understanding of the market and a large network of connections to match the right talent to the right company.

Shunil brings his experience to bear in every project from start to finish, not only providing talent acquisition and market branding but also assisting in compensation benchmarking, market competitive intelligence and succession planning.

How We Work

At FirstArrow we are committed to
presenting a positive professional face of your
organization to the employment market.

Optimize Compatability

Our discovery process is designed to optimize compatibility on a myriad of levels.

Investing Time

Investing our time qualifying candidates who are serious and able to make a change, saving your time and money to devote strictly to critical activities.

Psychology at Work

We look at the psychology behind an Executive Hire, matching personality to culture, motivation to vision, and of course, skill set to job description.

Hiring Puzzles

We excel at solving “hiring puzzles” because we understand that a “cookie cutter” approach make it difficult to hit your hiring target.

Direct Recruiting

Direct recruiting techniques and ever-growing relationships in our specialties allow us to target the passive, “not-looking” candidate. You’ll see successful professionals who are interested in a change because of your specific opportunity, not just through a general job posting.

Onboarding

Involvement all the way through on-boarding the new hire can help identify resolvable issues in the early stages of acceptance and arrival to your organization. Our goal is 100% acceptance of all offers and low attrition.

Serving Our Candidates Fully

At First Arrow, We Are Passionate About Seeing
Our Clients Grow And Our Candidates Challenged

FirstArrow Mantras:

  • We build relationships
  • our goal is retention
  • Transparency Is Key
  • We treat others the way we want to be treated
  • Find The Right Fit
  • We Value Candidates and Clients Time