10 Must-Ask Questions Before Hiring a Search Firm

  • Common Misconceptions About Recruiters

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Whether you are fresh out of college or in the market for a new position, there is a high chance that you will have a conversation with a recruiter. Recruiters are a valuable and significant part during someone's search for a new job or even if they are looking to advance in their current career. Most people don’t even know what goes on at recruiting firms, so we wanted to ensure you were fully informed. It’s important to know how recruiters work, what their limitations are, how they can ultimately help you. Knowing...
  • Tell Your Company’s Story To Recruit The Right Talent

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It can be difficult for small business owners to sell potential employees on the company. While brands such as Google and Amazon have recruits lining up off of name-power alone, your small business will not have that luxury. Being able to sell your company and its culture will go a long way to attracting top recruits to your business. Let Them In On Your Culture One of the most important things to remember as a business owner or a leader is why. Why do you wake up every morning excited to provide whatever...
  • 3 Reasons Why Our Leaders Are in Trouble

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? A surprising majority of people in the workplace believe the world is currently in a leadership crisis. People in positions of power seem less and less competent to lead and more and more arrogant about the positions they hold. Here are some reasons we believe our leaders may be in trouble. 1. An Obsession With Results Today's result-driven world has caused our leaders to become obsessed with the bottom line. No longer are they focused on the process of getting to those results, they are simply driven by profit and results. This can...
  • 1. Why Should I Hire A Search Firm Instead Of Letting HR Fill The Position?

    This is a great question and one you should really think about. Here's how you stand to benefit from hiring a good search firm.
  • 2. Retained Search Firms vs. Contingency Firms

    What are the differences between a retained search firm and a contingency firm? Before you hire a search firm you need to know which of these will best serve your mission.
  • 3. How Are Recruiting Agencies Compensated for Their Work?

    This is one of the most important questions you can ask ANY search firm. Don't get stuck with a "hope for the best plan."
  • 4. What Is Your Success Rate

    A search firm's track record and success rate are crucial. Here are some hard numbers in the search firm industry.
  • 5. How Do Recruiting Companies Guarantee Their Work?

    How does the search firm you're considering guarantee that they are going to fill your important position? Here's what we do.
  • 6. Can Executive Search Firms Recruit from My Competitors?

    Can your search firm recruit the best from the best? Or, do they have alliances that prevent you from getting the best person? Here's what you should look for.
  • 7. How Fast Can Executive Recruitment Firms Deliver Candidates?

    This is one of the top 3 questions we're asked, and it should be one of the top 3 you ask. Here's why.


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