Combining both art and science, we rely on numerous factors to place Leading Principals in our clients’ organizations –
• Trusted first- and second-level network connections who can attest to a candidate’s prior performance
• Expert assessment of functional and cultural fit
• Developing lasting working partnerships with client organizations and their leaders
• Understanding industry and market trends and developments and how they impact client organizations
ABSOLUTE DISCOVERY: Our process begins with detailed conversations with our clients to ensure that we identify and understand critical requirements for the position as well as the corporate culture. Our discovery process ensures a thorough and accurate assessment of our client’s needs and, from these conversations we develop a search strategy that will yield winning results.
TRUE NETWORK-BASED SEARCH: We utilize the tailored search strategy to develop an exhaustive target candidate list, which we then confirm with our clients. Through this process, we identify potential candidates and begin assessing those individuals’ key career successes and leadership traits consistent with our clients’ needs.
COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION: To properly assess and evaluate candidates to determine their status as Leading Principals, our team conducts detailed interviews via phone conferencing or in person meetings. Our conversations with candidates are thorough and are based on competencies and prior experience. For candidates that have met our strict guidelines and whom we identify as Leading Principals, we provide a detailed presentation, including reputable references, to our clients and confirm next steps.
SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION: We invest in our Leading Principals throughout the search process. From shepherding them through the interview process, to facilitating the offer negotiation, we are there. Additionally, we work with our clients to ensure a successful transition including communications, orientation and on-boarding. To ensure a long-term winning fit, we follow up with our clients and Leading Principals regularly to measure success and performance.