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Hiring a Friend for an Executive Opening

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 … Continued

Do I Need a Local Executive Search Firm?

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. One … Continued

Executive Search Fees

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 … Continued

Tips on Working with Executive Search Firms

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. Be Prepared The first tip is to be … Continued

Working with an Executive Recruiter as a Candidate

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 … Continued