Our Process

The key to a successful search completion is a successful search initiation.

Our process enables us to achieve key milestones early on in the search life cycle, laying a solid foundation to ensure targeted and effective recruiting. This thorough process ensures a strong slate of candidates for every assignment.

Executive Search Process
Weeks 1–3

Assessment and Research

  • Assess Organization & Position
  • Meet Key Constituents
  • Align with Client on Critical Competencies for the Role
  • Develop Search Strategy & Priorities
  • Organize and Execute Research Strategy
Weeks 2–5

Identify and Develop Candidates

  • Contact Sources & Potential Candidates
  • Regular Progress Reporting / Search Calibration 
  • Develop & Prioritize Top Prospects
  • Comprehensive Competency Based Interviews / Leap Psychometric Assessment
Weeks 6–9

Qualify Candidates

  • Heavy Recruiting Continues
  • Comprehensive Competency Based Candidate Interviews / Assessment
  • Conduct Detailed Referencing around Critical Competencies
Weeks 9–12

Candidate Selections

  • Establish Candidate Meetings
  • Debrief Competency Evaluation and Leap Assessment Results with Client
  • Review Feedback to Determine Finalists
  • Conduct In-depth Referencing around Critical Competencies & Background Checks
  • Offer Negotiations & Candidate Counseling