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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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Best Practices for Executive Recruiting Assessments

Christian Spletzer - March 5, 2020

So you’ve reached out to the candidates with the most potential and have dwindled that list down to the top 10%. By this point, you should have garnered as much information as possible on those you interviewed during your outreach. More specifically, you should have ascertained whether they are QIA, how they fit the role and how they compare with their peers.

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Best Practices for Executive Recruiting Outreach

Christian Spletzer - February 10, 2020

Executive recruiting tends to be an outbound activity. The best candidates are already gainfully employed somewhere and aren’t posting their resumes online. Hence, effective outreach is one of the most critical aspects of an executive search.

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Best Practices for Showcasing Your Executive Recruiting Research

Christian Spletzer - January 31, 2020

Whether you’re doing research at an executive search firm, an in-house or corporate executive recruiting team, or an institutional investor, at some point you will need to demonstrate the competence and thoroughness of your work. Executives are key hires and represent the future success for the company. Your stakeholders will want to know you’ve left no stone unturned.

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Clockwork's Year End Review

Christian Spletzer - December 12, 2019

It’s that time of year again when we reminisce the old year in anticipation for the new one to come rolling around. In keeping with the season, Clockwork is rounding out 2019 with a look back at the year’s greatest achievements.

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What Does 'Good' Client Management Look Like?

Christian Spletzer - August 19, 2019

Consulting is the cornerstone of the executive search process. 

Topics: Executive Search- Executive Recruiter- Executive Search Software

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What Will The Future Of Executive Search Look Like?

Christian Spletzer - August 13, 2019

As the founder of an executive search software company, one question I often get asked is, “Will advancing tech, like AI, eventually replace executive recruiters?”

Topics: Executive Search- Executive Recruiter- Executive Search Software

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