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About ZRG

Founded in 1999, ZRG is a Global Talent Advisory firm with an information and data-driven approach. The parent company, ZRG Partners LLC, is headquartered in the New York City area and is privately held and incorporated in the United States. ZRG is financed by private equity; the current investor is RFE Investment Partners

About ZRG

ZRG was established as an innovator in the executive search field, blending traditional best practices in recruitment with information and analytics. The firm has an array of proprietary tools for project management and the selection and evaluation of executive talent. Recently with the addition of Walking the Talk, a leading Strategy Consulting firm focused on Culture Advisory, ZRG catapulted itself into the world of Strategy Consulting. 

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What We Do

As a global talent advisor, ZRG's service offerings encompass search, on-demand talent, and consulting. We started in search, and it is still the core of our business. As our clients' needs have grown and diversified, so have our offerings.

ZRG's offerings



ZRG Academy is an industry leading Talent Solutions Rotation Program, open to college students graduating in December of 2021, and May of 2022. This 20-month program will provide an immersion into the world of Advisory and Consulting focusing on Executive Search, Human Capital Consulting, Culture Consulting, and growth strategy. The program will offer a comprehensive onboarding, including an immersive “business bootcamp” teaching participants bottoms up fundamentals, followed by three 6-month assignments in different parts of the firm. The rotation program will have interspersed advanced training assignments and immersive experiences.  Members of the 2022 Cohort will have an opportunity to work on projects within the Research, Recruiting, Knowledge Management, Marketing and Human Capital Consulting functions.  

This role will have a high level of visibility to management. All rotation trainees have dual reporting directly into the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Chief Revenue Officer of the firm. Rotation trainees will also have a Managing Director sponsor, a program buddy, and a formal mentor within ZRG, all of whom are completely committed to this program’s success. Trainees will be afforded a broad set of experiences designed to prepare each participant for a permanent role within the company. Upon successful completion of the program, successful trainees will progress into the target role of Associate within one of our practice groups at ZRG; some trainees may earn a permanent role within Research, Knowledge Management, Marketing, or our Consulting division. 


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Throughout the Academy program, you'll have the opportunity to work in every facet of ZRG:

Assignment options within the ZRG Academy program


  • Bachelor's degree required; work experience preferred. 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to research, organize, and analyze data. 

  • Collaborative; enjoys working in a team environment. 

  • Ability to persuade and influence. 

  • Highly adaptable and flexible. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and interface effectively with all levels of the organization. 

  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint) skills. 

  • Legal authorization to work in the US. 

You can download a PDF of the ZRG Academy brochure here.

To apply, please complete the form below. Your resume and cover letter must be in PDF format and no larger than 100MB each.


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