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Specialized Recruiting for the Shooting Industry

HeadHunters NW, the premier executive recruiting firm focused exclusively and deliberately on talent acquisition for the shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry, was a recent guest on the GUNS Magazine Podcast episode #106, Getting Hired in the Gun Industry.

According to Brent Wheat, Host of the GUNS Magazine Podcast and Editor of GUNS Magazine, “Have you wanted to work in the gun industry as a sales or marketing person, product representative, technical expert or executive? If so, you need to know Shaylene Keiner and her firm HeadHunters NW. Shaylene helps gun companies find qualified people to fill their needs, and in this episode, she shares tips on how to find a job in the firearms industry.”

“It’s no secret that working in the gun industry is on the career wishlist for a lot of folks,” stated Shaylene Keiner, President of HeadHunters NW. “And there is a good deal to learn about landing a job here. I spoke with Brent about everything from making yourself more attractive to potential employers to embracing our culture by giving back to the community,” she said.

Listen to episode #106 of the GUNS Magazine Podcast, Getting Hired in the Gun Industry, for more details on:

  • How to get into the gun biz
  • What employers look for in talent
  • What is “it” about the shooting industry?
  • Flexibility in the workplace
  • Communication styles
  • Changing jobs within the industry
  • How employers retain talent
  • “Suits”

“The companies, trade organizations, and private equity firms in the shooting industry hire HeadHunters NW to recruit the best people for their positions,” said Keiner. “But, we are just as committed to building our repertoire of top-level talent through networking,” she added.

To request a meeting with Shaylene Keiner during the 2022 SHOT Show, email For more information about HeadHunters NW, visit Follow on social media at LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

About HeadHunters NW

HeadHunters NW recruits talent for Fortune 500 corporations, venture, private equity groups, family-owned businesses, and non-profits while uncovering talent for C-suite roles, vital management positions, and more. HeadHunters NW discovers thriving candidates from various industries, functions, and regions and places them in influential roles in the shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry. Employees who can drive your objectives to the next level are within our reach, and we secure them for you swiftly. HeadHunters NW helps you hire the best talent for your team in the timeframe you set.

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