Recruiting and Coaching for the Competitive Edge

We are quite versatile in working with a wide variety of industries for recruiting and HR projects. The industries we serve include : Automotive Manufacturing, Logistics, Transportation, Food Production, Healthcare and Dental Care offices, Equine, Media, Law Firms, Accounting Firms, Spirits, Concrete Manufacturing, High-End Landscape Design, Mining Machinery, Various Non-profit organizations, Advertising, Wildlife Management, Maintenance Supply, Construction, Security , IT Consulting Firms, Architectural Firms and Education.

Full-service, Customized Recruiting

With over 20 years of recruiting experience and having placed individuals from Plant Managers to Office Personnel in a large variety of industries, we are well-equipped to handle your unique needs.  Our ability to truly listen to your requirements, learn your culture and present quality candidates over a quantity of candidates sets us apart from other recruiters. 
We have successfully placed top candidates in positions such as Engineers, HR Professionals, Accounting/Finance, Plant Managers, Office Managers, Quality Professionals, Supervisors, Healthcare Professionals, Logistics Professionals, Maintenance and Technical Personnel, Sales and Marketing.

We are also unique in that we will write job descriptions for you, advise on salary range with research and data, conduct on-site interviews alongside our clients if requested and work tirelessly to negotiate the best offer for both sides.  We are available outside of normal business hours for our clients and candidates in order to move things forward as quickly as possible.  Our fees are competitively priced with guarantees for free replacement should the need occur. 

Human Resource Consulting

We offer HR Consulting for small businesses to global organizations. Having an HR Generalist background, Karen is able to advise on policy and handbook creation, hiring and retention practices, termination, unemployment claims, safety and workers’ comp concerns, training development, in-depth investigations, HR Department development and auditing, compensation and benefits as well as Executive Management Coaching and Interim HR Management.

Fees for consulting are offered on an hourly basis, project basis or monthly retainer agreement. We are open to arranging the structure to meet your organization’s size and budget.


"Karen Hawkins has a broad HR background and is certainly capable of handling any type of HR projects your organization may have. I have worked with her for many years and would highly recommend her. She's got great communications and interpersonal skills, a determined can-do attitude, and a very professional demeanor. She will quickly become your go-to person for all of your HR needs!!"

Vicki Adkins, Corporate HR Manager
Pilkington North America, Inc. 

"Hawkins HR Consulting has been vital to our HR Team....they were able to help be the bridge to our new team and ensure the day to day functions of the plant didn't suffer...I would recommend the company for any HR Projects within their scope of knowledge or anytime there is a potential need for gap coverage."

Clint L., HR Manager
Yokohama Industries Americas, Inc.

"Karen was exactly what I needed when I was short on time and help. She is thorough, resourceful, and tenacious. The individual attention she provides is unique. I recommend her services wholeheartedly."

Kevin Crady, Owner
JKC Transit, LLC

"Karen is one of the most comprehensive and professional recruiters I have had the pleasure to work with. Prompt attention to every detail, thorough in all regards, and easy to talk to. Highly recommend."

Russell F., Louisville, Kentucky

Contact info

Hawkins HR Consulting, LLC
333 West Vine Street, Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 559-1910