In the second part of our guest Blog series from Guy Newton of the Corpex Group he looks at the Ten key questions you should ask when seeking an effective headhunter!
The Corpex Group is a specialist Human Resources consultancy, which works as your business partner to provide added corporate value, by supporting the people who really make a difference to your business – your Executives. Through the Corpex Group you will find solutions to your Executive requirements, including the effective recruitment, coaching and development of your key decision-makers.
Guy Newton, Managing Director of The Corpex Group has provided a useful guide ‘An ABC Guide to Hiring an Interim Executive. To help your business read Guy’s advice below:
v What evidence can you provide to satisfy me that you have operated effectively within the target sector?
v What remuneration package do you suggest we need, to attract suitably qualified candidates?
v Who, specifically, will carry out the desk research, initial candidate contact and face to face interviewing?
v Can you provide the contact details of three satisfied Clients for whom you have conducted Executive Search assignments?
v How do you measure your success?
v How many organisations in the target sector are “off limits” for you, and who are they?
v At what stage will you reveal the identity of the Client and to whom?
v What, if any, guarantees do you offer?
v What candidate checking takes place before short listing?
v Can you provide the contact details of three candidates you identified, interviewed and short listed in a previous Executive Search exercise?