your hiring needs are unique, there can be no "standard"
approach to your search assignment.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEEDS: The search process begins
with a personal meeting with you to fully analyze and
understand the nature and scope of the assignment. We
are engaged in a personal service business, therefore,
we must see your needs through your eyes. From this meeting,
we will provide written position requirements which reflect
our understanding of the position, reporting relationships,
compensation range, educational background, years of experience
and other professional qualifications required of the
IDENTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES: We identify potential
candidates through a variety of means including industry
contacts, research library and a computer database. Additionally,
original research is generated to identify new sources
that might not have been previously known to us.
SUITABILITY OF CANDIDATES: Once potential candidates
have been identified, we qualify and ascertain the suitability
of each through telephone conversations with them; only
those best qualified and most suitable are personally
NARROWING FIELD OF CANDIDATES: After the initial
screening process, we will be in contact with you on a
regular basis, either by telephone or in person. This
provides you with an up-to-date review of any potential
candidates being considered for the position. After you
indicate those potential candidates whose backgrounds
are most attractive to you, then we will proceed to the
next step in the recruiting process.
CANDIDATE WRITTEN REPORTS: As a result of personal
interviews with potential candidates we will provide a
confidential, detailed, written report on each candidate
VALIDATION OF CANDIDATES: For each candidate presented,
we verify academic backgrounds and substantiate professional
achievements through reference checks.
INTERVIEW SCHEDULING: Throughout the process, including
subsequent meetings with you, we manage the logistics.
* Scheduling of candidate meetings.
* Coordination of flight and related travel arrangements.
* Debriefing of each candidate about his/her reactions
to the interviews
AND ACCEPTANCE: As consultants to you, we will provide
advice about all aspects of the total compensation package
necessary to attract the successful candidate.
Information supplied will reveal what the marketplace
is dictating for a similar position. We will also supply
candidates current compensation package and his/her
financial expectations in making such a move.
We will assist you and act as liaison to facilitate
the negotiation process with the successful candidate.
Although we assist in this process, our primary allegiance
is to you, our client.
CONFIDENTIALITY: Confidentiality and discretion
is assured throughout each assignment. Depending on
the nature of the assignment, we often delay identifying
our client for as long as possible; particularly if
the assignment is to replace an incumbent.
Confidentiality must also be maintained on behalf of
the candidates. This means that no candidate's name
should be mentioned to anyone except those executives
directly involved in the search process.
FOLLOW-UP: Our involvement and commitment to
you continues after the successful candidate has accepted
We assist in the smooth transition of the new employee
into your company. Additionally, we maintain contact
with you, as well as the new employee, to monitor progress
of the relationship and performance.