DIRECT SEARCH

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Our Direct Search service is specifically designed to support organisations to recruit world-class talent into senior level roles, typically £60K-£200K base salary range.


Direct Search is a cost-effective alternative to full Exec Search and is a proven method of identifying and appointing high-calibre candidates.

Working in partnership with in-house talent teams search teams and hiring line managers, we undertake the Search, our clients undertake the Selection. Our streamlined Direct Search model, supported by our significant sector and international Search experience, benefits clients by reducing both time and cost to hire. We achieve this by delivering bespoke Searches at hugely cost-effective fee levels, and by ensuring that the quality and rigour of the research element of the process is uncompromised. No stone is left unturned.

We develop a Search Strategy, designed just for you, to identify specific skills and experience… It’s all about world class leadership talent.


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Case Study

Direct Search

Whilst every Direct Search is different, and every strategy is unique, here are a few things that you can expect from our service:

SEARCH STRATEGY DESIGN

  • Comprehensive client briefing – including site visits and stakeholder meetings

  • Development of a tailored Search Strategy – delivering the right person, right skills, right experience and right fit

IDENTIFYING, SOURCING AND SECURING WORLD CLASS SENIOR TALENT

  • Research driven approach – market and organizational talent mapping and candidate identification

  • Networking and insight – seeking recommendations for potential candidates

  • Confidential and tactful approaches to potential candidates

  • Comprehensive telephone interviews and CV screening

  • Submission of long list for client consideration and subsequent in-house selection process

  • End-to-end support and liaison, through to a formal offer

  • Referencing

  • Post-appointment follow up and review


BENEFITS OF DIRECT SEARCH

  • Reduced time to hire - our Direct Search streamlines the traditional Executive Search process

  • A cost-effective alternative to the traditional recruitment method

  • Quality and rigour of market mapping - an in-depth research approach that ensures best in class candidates are identified and engaged

  • Sector expertise – underpinned by significant sector and international experience