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The Eight Stages of Successful Retained Search

Christian Spletzer - September 9, 2020

If you’ve been in the executive search industry for a while then you know the importance of having a process in place for managing your projects and business leads. What many new executive search professionals just entering this industry may not realize is what a good executive search process should look like. Furthermore, many don’t realize the importance that a good process can have on the success of their growing business. 

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How to Mitigate Bias During the Executive Recruiting Process

Thaddeus Andres - July 20, 2020
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Executive Recruiting Best Practices: Closing Out Your Search Project

Christian Spletzer - May 21, 2020

So you’ve successfully placed the top candidate and have (hopefully) exceeded your client’s expectations. It is cause for celebration, but rather than sitting back and wiping your hands clean of the search project, it is key to stay engaged. In this moment of success, when the client is most impressed, there is a big opportunity to find future search work. In fact, this stage is so full of business development opportunities that, when done right, you’ll have the work coming to you rather than you having to seek it out. Let's take a look at the top 4 most important action items after the search is complete. And be sure to follow along with our Search Closeout Checklist.

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Executive Recruiting Best Practices: Making the Final Candidate Selection

Christian Spletzer - May 20, 2020

After completing the assessment stage of the executive recruiting process, your client should have all the information they need to make a decision. Nonetheless, executive searches can get stalled just before a decision is made. Although your client is doing most of the heavy lifting at this point, your work here is far from over and your role remains a crucial part of the process still.

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Announcing Clockwork's Reinvented Strategy View

Clockwork Product Team - May 4, 2020
Before your search firm can even begin to execute an efficient search project, you need to develop a solid search strategy first . Your search strategy is the foundation upon which the project is based on and it's the roadmap you and your team will follow . Now using the full range of capabilities that the new Strategy View offers in Clockwork, users can create a thorough search strategy alongside their clients that will guide the project from start to finish .
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Executive Recruiting Best Practices: Formulating an Executive Search Strategy

Christian Spletzer - May 4, 2020

Every successful search project starts with a great search strategy. This strategy is what kick starts your project and keeps it moving in the right direction. Not to mention it's the foundation upon which the rest of the search project relies on.

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