Retained Executive Search Process


  • Initial intake meeting.
  • Define job scope, relationships, prioritize competencies, company culture, confidentiality level.
  • Define expectations.
  • Set search strategy: Target sectors, companies, refine candidate profile, and establish important screening questions.
  • Identify roles.
  • Sets communication plan.
  • Define assessments and all pre-hire steps.
  • Review Search Plan with key stake holders.


? Execute search: talent mapping,targeted networking, diversity plan, initial candidate list, and review short list.
? Phone screen, interview potential candidates, do preliminary referencing.
? Create and present Detailed Candidate Dossiers.
? Manage in depth communication process between candidate and clients to insure smooth search process flow.
? Review candidates with stakeholders.
? Set and manage client and candidate interviews/appointments,? Manage feedback/communication post interview.? Schedule appropriate social and life integration meetings when necessary.


? Conduct thorough references,
? Act as Liaison between client and candidate thru offer stage,? facilitate negotiations
? Review compensation, and package, utilize external bench-marking as necessary.
? Provide post hire support.
? Check in calls, monitor any identified pre-search expectations.
? Schedule any pre-hire assessments.
? Review assessments and give appropriate feedback.