There is nothing more frustrating for a company than having a strategic search drag on forever.
SO HOW DO WE DO IT?
We contact everyone we know who fits all or some of the job description. We get references from references, etc.
We cold call and email companies and individuals not in our database to find a potential fit outside our existing candidate pool. Many headhunters do not do this because it is an exhaustive process. We do it because it’s in the best interest of the client .
SO HOW DO WE DO IT? (Continued)
We will find at least 3 candidates who fit the job description and are pre-qualified on accepting the offer. This process mitigates the potential of getting to the offer stage only to discover a candidate is no longer interested.
We can input call/interview schedules in Outlook that are personally accessible to all parties as needed.
KEEPING IT CONFIDENTIAL
All calls and emails hold the company name and proprietary information in confidence to prevent unqualified prospects from trying to work around the process.
We do not copy the job description from the website and email it to candidates; one way unqualified candidates can find you is by searching from that data.
KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP
We will provide you with an Excel spreadsheet in the first three weeks on candidates we have contacted on the search.
In the example below the contact information has been removed for purposes of confidentiality.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
ABOUT US . . .
Based in Nashville, TN, Southwestern Business Resources is a leading national search firm which began in 1982 as a division of The Southwestern Company--America’s oldest and most respected direct sales firm.
For years Southwestern has trained and developed young people in the area of sales and sales management.
ABOUT US . . . (continued)
Today we operate from offices in the US, UK and Spain. We represent companies ranging in size from the small private concern to the Fortune 100. In 2003 SBR made 524 placements, and our revenue ranks in the top 10% of all search firms.
Recruiters at SBR specialize in a variety of industries ensuring our clients that their search is conducted by a highly knowledgeable team specializing in their specific practice area.
ABOUT PAUL SANDERSON
Paul manages our division handling executive level placement for early stage technology and biotechnology companies.
Paul joined SBR in 1995 working executive placement in the automotive industry, moving to consulting/technology, and finaly settled into venture funded technology and biotechnology in 1999. He works closely with the CEOs of his client companies and the partners of the venture firms supporting his clients.