Executive Search firms exist to assist companies in finding the perfect candidate for your organization. Generally, they have the time, resources and tools to conduct a proper search. In-house human resources teams lack this focus. they lack the focus because depending on the company, they are incredibly busy with legal compliance, employee relations, driving culture, consulting with leadership, training and performance management.
in addition, most hr departments are understaffed. executive recruitment is a relationship business. many calls, many conversations, many screening questions, assessments, scheduling interviews and being there for the candidate and the hiring manager. a proper executive search consists of:
These are the reasons why companies should use executive search firms to handle their executive and even management recruiting.