Retained search is a method of recruitment often used when a very specific result is required and that sometimes requires a certain level of sensitivity.
When you retain us to work on your behalf you are forming a true partnership and one where we become an extension of your business and your brand.
We provide a dedicated resource, exclusively to your requirement and will help you look beyond their own networks to identify top talent with the right mix of skills, qualities and qualifications
Our retained search process:
We listen to your need and then create a role profile to demonstrate our understanding and form the basis of our search.
Agree the timescales and milestones for the hire. Agree the interview process and who will be involved as your company representatives.
Map agreed sectors to identify the organisations with the most relevant skillsets to you business. Communicate progress.
Provide a long list, communicate with and assess all candidates providing detail on their experience, skills, successes and their culture fit.
Produce a short list, approach and interview to an agreed timeframe, at a suitable and professional location and against the pre-agreed role profile.
Post interview assessment, feedback and referencing for candidates to be progressed and assistance with 2nd stage interview preparation.
We will assist with offer negotiation and oversee the smooth transition through to you chosen candidate’s on-boarding.
Aftercare is not overlooked and we see great value in maintaining communication throughout the initial settling period.