Executive recruiters work with companies to identify, screen, and present candidates for executive level openings. They typically work on VP, C-suite, and Board level roles. Executive recruiters are most often retained by the company they work for, but can work on a contingency basis.Read More
Executive or retained search firms work with companies that are in need of executive level talent. They typically focus at the VP, C-suite, and Board level. Retained recruiters are also better able to reach passive candidates. Thus improving the chances of finding a perfect fit for the opening. These searches are often kept private to protect both the executive search firm’s clients as well as the candidates.Read More
There is an opening on your executive leadership team and you are thinking of a friend for the position. As you are no doubt aware, there are precautions you’ll want to take when hiring a friend for such a position. There are pros and cons to asking a friend to work with you at your company where you would be their boss.Read More
As you consider filling an executive level opening, you may be wondering whether or not you need a local executive search firm. There are benefits of working with a local firm. But the real question you need to consider is not if you need a local search firm, it’s the process the firm uses.Read More
One of the first thoughts most executives have when engaging a retained executive search firm is, “how much is this going to cost?” While retained executive search fees tend to cost more than contingency fees, or even managing the search in-house, the return on your investment far outweighs the increase in spend.
When considering a retained search firm, there are four areas you’ll want to ask about.Read More
Whether you’ve worked with a retained executive search firm in the past or you’re considering it for the first time. In order to create a positive experience there are a few things you’ll want to know. Below we’ve provided four tips on working with executive search firms.Read More
Whatever the reason, you have decided to look for a new position, so congratulations on taking a step forward in your career. In addition to your network and job boards, you may be considering enlisting the help of a recruiter (aka headhunter). If you’ve never worked with recruiters before, there are a few guidelines to be aware of, especially if it is your first time working with an executive recruiter as a candidate.Read More