8 Stages Introduction

Introduction to the 8 Stages of Successful Retained Search

The first and most stressful stage in the executive search process occurs before the project even begins: finding the work.

Especially for new or small firms, finding the work can be one of the most challenging aspects of a search process. Clients don’t come ambling into your office looking for recruiting services. They will not magically appear in your LinkedIn inbox. 

There are certain foundational aspects you need to have in place first, and there are more strategic, philosophical principles you’ll need to have internalized, too. That way, you can approach this stage of the work with the right mindset.

Luckily, there are some well-defined best practices for finding the work that you can look to for guidance. This guide through The 8 Stages of Successful Retained Search will define those practices. Watch this introduction video to see how: 

The 8 Stages of Search include:

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