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Why use an Executive Search Firm

Companies retain an executive search firm when they want to identify the best possible candidate for a leadership position. Executive search firms specialize in reaching a broader, more diverse, and uniquely skilled network of candidates that companies typically can’t reach. Retained search firms generally have a trusted network and can more easily connect with passive … Continued

Executive Search Best Practices

As an executive leader, you’ve achieved a level of success that has set you apart. And whether you’re simply ready for a change, or you want to make a move that will accelerate your career growth, you’re considering reaching out to a retained executive search firm to let them know of your interest in making … Continued

Board Recruitment Considerations

Inevitably, you’re going to have an open board seat. Whether a term ends, a member retires or resigns, business goes on and you will want to fill the opening sooner rather than later. Working with a board search firm is going to provide you with a larger qualified set of candidates from which to select. … Continued

Executive Hiring Challenges

When you have an opening on your executive team, you know how difficult it can be to find the best possible candidate to fill the role. Not only do they need to have the requisite technical skills, they also need to fit your company’s culture. Finding the proverbial unicorn is not impossible, but there are … Continued

Boutique or Top 5 Retained Search Firm?

Size matters. That’s what too many people think when they are looking for a retained search firm. They apply the old adage, “you don’t get fired for buying IBM or Microsoft.” However, hiring one of the top 5 global firms, while safe, does not necessarily result in the the best candidate selection. Whereas, boutique retained search … Continued

3 Reasons to Avoid a Specialized Search Firm

There are a lot of considerations you have to take into account when filling an open position on your executive team. You’ve decided to work with a retained search firm. But there are a lot of options out there and you’re not sure which firm is the best match for your specific needs. There are … Continued

What Value Do Executive Recruiters Provide?

With over a 100 years among us as executive recruiters, we can tell you that good people are hard to find, difficult to attract, and tough to retain. This is true regardless of the current hiring climate. Additionally, we’ve found that all of our clients agree with the adage: the one thing you can’t get … Continued

Do I Need a Retained Search Firm?

As an executive, you know first hand the difficulty of attracting and retaining effective senior level leaders. You’ve probably been through the recruiting process yourself at one time or another in your own career. Now you’re on the other side of the equation, looking to fill an important role on your executive team, and you’re … Continued