Executive Search

We deliver Solutions, not just CVs

Experience has taught us that every Executive Search Project is unique in the interplay between client, candidate and consultant and requires a tailor made solution.

Quality and speed are no contradiction in terms for us, as long as quality ultimately has to take precedence over speed. With our systematic search and selection process we make it possible to be both robust and thorough and give due credence to the urgency of successfully concluding an assignment.

Project phases for a successful search assignment

1. Briefing

  • Capturing and recording client needs and issues, organizational culture and organizational structure
  • Defining client requirements
  • Defining the ‘Hunting Grounds’ and any potential ‘Off-Limits’ organizations
  • Committing to a concrete date to present progress and interim outcomes to client

2. Research

  • Defining the search strategy and list of target companies
  • Identification of candidates in existing candidate pool and via validated personal recommendations
  • Development of creative ‘out of the box’ solutions
  • Compilation and evaluation of the candidate long-list
  • Personal dialogues with long-listed candidates, ranked accordingly

3. Interview

  • Evaluation of candidates via structured personal interviews
  • Compilation and evaluation of a candidate short-list
  • Introducing candidates to clients by means of confidential profile reports, ranked accordingly

4. Presentation

  • Client conducts face-to-face interviews with, ideally, 3 – 5, candidates
  • Ranking the presented candidates
  • Securing professional references

5. Project closure

  • Supporting the conclusion of remuneration negotiations between client and candidate
  • Concluding discussions with client and candidates
  • Conveying notification to unsuccessful candidates

6. After-care

  • Facilitating feedback conversations with both client and candidate supports optimisation of the onboarding process