You need to make a change to your senior team.
That’s a big deal. Finding time to commit to thoroughly searching the market, screening candidates, and uncovering that unicorn that will enhance your business is tough.
So maybe you’re considering working with an Executive Search partner?
That’s also a big step. Especially if you haven’t worked with one before. You really need to be sure that you’re working with someone that really gets what you are looking for.
In early conversations with prospective clients, there are 5 questions we are often asked:
Not an easy task in our sectors, but one that we pride ourselves on working really hard to achieve. We will always review your brief to highlight areas that will need flexing to attract a more diverse talent pool.
There are lots of options and we can work together to find an answer that suits your role.
If you haven’t had to recruit for this role in a while (or ever) then knowing what salary is going to attract the right calibre of candidate can be a big ask.
Chances are, we have spoken before with a lot of candidates that fit your brief and will be able to provide you an accurate salary benchmark.
If we think what you are asking is unrealistic, then we can work on the brief to find candidates that fit your budget.
Are your competitors looking for similar roles? How big is the talent pool?
We have successfully completed over 600 executive search assignments. So, there is a good chance that we have a decent amount of experience finding candidates just like the one you need.
This question is crucial.
If you are going to work with an Executive Search partner, they need to understand your business. They need to know the good and the not so good.
This is for two reasons: