One of the Most Crucial Stages in a Search Assignment is the Beginning.

Action Steps

While it is difficult to adequately summarize the full range of activities undertaken in a proper executive search assignment, the principal steps are:

  1. Client · Management Team: Consultation and Role Definition
  2. Research · Recruitment · Positioning: Strategy Development · Phase I Execution
  3. Research · Recruitment · Positioning: Strategy “fine-tuning” · Phase II Execution
  4. Initial Candidate Interviewing and Long List Development
  5. Secondary Candidate Interviewing · Short List Presentation
  6. Initial Client Interviewing Commenced · Referencing Commenced
  7. Secondary Client Interviewing · Finalist Candidate Selection
  8. Final Referencing Completed · Final Offer Terms Agreed · Offer Presentation · Discussion · Acceptance!