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5 truths about executive search firms

Updated: Mar 7, 2021

So you’ve decided to use a retained executive search firm to fill a technology leadership role. Like many employers, you might then narrow your list to three firms, ask each one to pitch, and review each firm’s track record, processes, and fees. How can you be confident you’re choosing the right firm to partner with?

It’s all about asking the right questions. Consider these truths to help you identify the right hiring partner.

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Truth 1. The person you talk to may not be the person who recruits for you

Truth 2. You're not their only client

Truth 3. Search firms can't recruit from their other clients

Truth 4. Their track record should reflect more than titles

Truth 5. Recruiting diverse talent is a partnership


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