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Christian Spletzer

Christian Spletzer
After years of working as an executive recruiter, Christian Spletzer founded Clockwork to improve how search firms and clients work together on retained search projects. He designed Clockwork to help recruiters demonstrate their consultative value to their clients at every stage of each project.

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The Eight Stages of Successful Retained Search

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

I’ve worked in the search industry for most of my career. Over the years—first as a recruiter and later as the founder and CEO of a recruitment software company—I’ve developed a deep understanding of how this industry operates. Probably the most important lesson I’ve learned is how successful executive search firms operate.

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Stage 1: Find Work

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

This article is the second of a 12-article series about The Eight Stages of S uccessful  Retained Search. By reading the entire series, you and your search team will learn the overall retained search process, how each role is connected and dependent on the others, and how to most effectively proceed from the first stage to the last.

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Stage 2: Win Work

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

This article is the third of a 12-article series about The Eight Successful Stages of   Retained Search. By reading the entire series, you and your search team will learn the overall retained search process, how each role is connected and dependent on the others, and how to most effectively proceed from the first stage to the last.

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Stage 3: Strategy — Why You Need A Good Research Strategy

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

This article is the fourth of a 12-article series about The Eight Stages of Successful Retained Search. By reading the entire series, you and your search team will learn the overall retained search process, how each role is connected and dependent on the others, and how to most effectively proceed from the first stage to the last.

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Stage 3: Strategy — Setting A Strategy

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

This article is the fifth of a 12-article series about The Eight Stages of Successful Retained Search. By reading the entire series, you and your search team will learn the overall retained search process, how each role is connected and dependent on the others, and how to most effectively proceed from the first stage to the last.

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Stage 3: Strategy — Why You Need To Benchmark Profiles With Your Clients

Christian Spletzer - February 12, 2019

This article is the sixth of a 12-article series about The Eight Stages of Successful Retained Search. By reading the entire series, you and your search team will learn the overall retained search process, how each role is connected and dependent on the others, and how to most effectively proceed from the first stage to the last.

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