We would be involved throughout the hiring process, conducting detailed interviews and presenting candidates to you, when we felt that the shortlist would t into the culture of your company. We would operate with the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.
We begin by understanding your business strategy around the hire and unique challenges around the role. We work with our clients on complying the skills, knowledge and experience required, offering insights and a different perspective. We are not afraid to challenge assumptions and present alternatives solutions. We are then able to develop a tailored role and candidate specification, highlighting the key competencies required as well as the culture and values of your organisation. This stage is vital to ensure candidates can ascertain why this would be the right move in their career.
Our strength lies in our personal network and contacts, which has been developed and nurtured over two decades. Furthermore, we conduct target research into companies to find those with relevant skill-sets and qualifications. At this stage, it is vital that the market is targeted appropriately to ensure the highlighted audience has been reached. We develop a long list of individuals best qualified for the role. We are in a privileged position to be able to tap into our network, to get references and to qualify the inclusion of individuals in our long list.
Identify those individuals with the potential to perform in the role based on relevant breadth and depth of experience, record of achievements and credentials.
Identify those individuals with the right approach to succeed in the role and with potential for future leadership challenges.
Conduct rigorous competency-based interview based on proven skills, knowledge, abilities and aptitude.
Allows us to more accurately predict the styles and behaviours of the individual. Therefore, our placements are more likely to succeed in the role.
Everyone in the shortlist will be screened against the following competency assessments:
Communicates a clear and compelling vision for the organisation
Is future-orientated in analysis, thought and action
Commits the organisation to customer service in its vision, strategies and culture
Articulates and drives the implementation of strategies
Makes decisions in complex environments
Works with other executives and stakeholders
Accurately reads situation, including key power relationships
Understands 'hot button' areas of sensitivity and risk
Open to new ideas and ways of thinking
Actively seeks out alternative ways to deliver cost effective services
Exercises judgment in deciding which ideas work
Builds a climate that is creative and committed to improvement
Anticipates changes in the strategic environment
Adapts leadership approach to reflect individual needs
Adopts a planned and comprehensive approach
Quickly understands the implications of new information and developments
We will present a detailed candidate report which summarises the individual’s education, career history and record of achievements. We also include a detailed appraisal of the individual’s strengths and weaknesses reported by the Insights Personality Profiling System.
The Insights System is built around the model of personality and preferences which offers a framework for self-understanding and development. Looking at both strengths and weaknesses enabling individuals to better respond to the demands of their environment and assist in developing effective strategies.
The report includes compensation requirements to secure the candidate.
Trust is paramount and we consider the quality of our individuals with the utmost seriousness. We understand that management and executive hiring requires an investment of both time and money, therefore we utilise our trusted network and connections to thoroughly vet the preferred candidate. We assist in negotiations over compensation / package.
We communicate regularly with both parties and keep things on track. We will conduct a client and candidate satisfaction survey. We believe it does not stop there so we periodically follow up with you and the preferred candidate, checking on the placement fit with the you and your organisations culture. We can also offer an Executive Coaching package which covers the first 6 months of placement of the candidate to ensure they are properly embedded into the organisation. Many of our clients find this useful and all our packages are specific and bespoke.
As a niche leader in digital executive recruitment, we have conducted multiple searches across this sector. Our seasoned professionals know how to enhance the process and what to avoid. We rely on insights and analysis coupled with a common-sense approach of knowing we are in the people business. Organisations count on us to deliver, we seek and secure the best candidates because we know it is the most powerful business decision your organisation will make.
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