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.
Read my full article here: https://enterprisersproject.com/article/2021/1/it-hiring-5-truths-executive-search-firms
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
Thank you to Carla Rudder and The Enterprisers Project!