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GoodPeople is a Baton Rouge-based full-service search and recruiting firm that provides IT Staffing Services to a wide range of clients, locally and regionally. The firm was founded in 1987 and initially operated as an independent before joining a national staffing franchise in 1992. In April 2005, we formed GoodPeople and once again operate as an independent company backed by world-class resources.

GoodPeople is not just our company name but reflective of our company principle and the guideline we use to conduct business. We do not just place candidates; we place the best people for the job. We conduct extensive searches to find the people that excel at what they do. We do not just work with any company, but rather those companies that we can foster partnerships with and grow with together.  We partner with good people, we place good people, and that is what makes us GoodPeople.

You receive the benefit of local ownership backed by world class global resources.  GoodPeople is part of the People 2.0 network (People 2.0 ), a national network of independent owners.  People 2.0, our back office support partner, allow us to focus on our customers and recruiting the best talent.  We have state of the art tools and technology including:

  • Web-based ATS (Accessible to hiring managers)
  • Web-based time keeping (Client email approval)
  • National purchasing power

Our Culture

We practice what we preach and the "Home Office" is not only for Owners. Our office and systems can be fully functional from home or any internet connection, and we have three Mom's that work from thier home offices. There is some incredible talent in the marketplace who would like to work from home and spend more time with thier children, and we hope to encourage more of our clients to consider this working relationship.

The People behind GoodPeople:

Mignon Sweeney, PE (Owner | CFO) After completing her Masters in Chemical Engineering from Tulane, Mignon worked for five years in the Oil and Gas consulting business for EDG in Metairie, LA. She took a five year sabbatical following Hurricane Katrina to focus on the business and her children. In 2010, Mignon decided to return on a part-time basis to Engineering while managing the financials and strategic direction of Goodpeople. Mignon enjoys running, beach volleyball, being a "sneaky chef", and playing with her three boys - Merritt (5), Grant (3), and Nathan (1). Follow Mignon on: LinkedIn | Facebook

Craig Sweeney (Owner | Recruiter) Craig worked for four summers in direct sales for The Southwestern Company while at LSU. He brought that experience to the family business of Recruiting and has been in Sales, Management, and Recruiting since 1994. Craig still operates a "desk" specializing in IT/Technical Sales focusing on HIM/EMR positions. Craig enjoys the sport of Triathlon and being a part of Rocket Racing and supporting RocketKidz Foundation You will often find Mignon, Craig and the boys at various races in the region. F ollow Craig on: LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter

Susan Theard (Strategic Partner/Recruiter) Susan began her career in IT recruiting in the New Orleans metro area, which quickly spread to regional and national ERP placements.  She completed training from Dunhill and Romac International, moving up the ranks to Managing Director of the New Orleans Romac office.  Susan built the office by running her own “IT desk” while successfully training and managing a team of recruiters, growing the division.  

Susan is also an accomplished sales executive with years of direct sales/marketing experience. As a board member of a regional technical organization (NOOUG), the Louisiana Technology Council, and other regional tech communities, Susan offers her clients up-to-date information and a venue to share ideas and build like communities within the IT arena. In her spare time, Susan enjoys running, cooking/baking, and gardening.

Advisory Board

Ronnie Laborde - President, HR Solutions

Bret Pinson - President, Pinson & Associates

Brother Chris Sweeney, SC - Director of Vocations, Brothers of the Sacred Heart

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