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Executive Search Performance Benchmark Report

Retained Executive Search has always been a bit of a black box. Nobody really knows how long a search should take or what the odds are that any given project will end with a placement – until now that is. For the first time, this report provides a common understanding of what great search looks like based on real data.

What You'll Learn

  • How long retained search projects should take and the likelihood of success
  • How to measure and track the effectiveness and efficiency of your search projects
  • How various factors, like industry, location, and job function, can impact performance
  • How to align expectations, increase project performance, and ensure success

Free Industry Report

Key Features

Executive Search firms and their clients can compare the performance of their search projects to see how they stack up.

Benchmark Data

With data collected over 3.5 years, we have uncovered the leading metrics and charted industry-wide performance.

An Industry First

No one has ever done a study like this one. Our data experts have analyzed performance from over 23,000 projects.

Thought Leadership

We have undertaken the world’s largest and leading empirical study of Executive Search firm performance.

Completely Independent

We provide data, analysis, insights and advice in a completely independent and transparent way.