As a true client partner HW work tirelessly to ensure that we genuinely appreciate the intimate detail of every search we undertake. We believe in providing healthy challenge and honest feedback through each phase of the assignment, tackling potential issues collaboratively whilst offering constructive solutions throughout.
Our sole aim is to exceed expectations by providing a breadth of highly talented candidates delivered through a smooth and efficient process.
To achieve this we follow a number of clearly defined steps.
Agree the priorities of the search
Define the need through critical evaluation of the business and unique role requirementsAgree the responsibilities of the role and the person specification
Challenge the scope of the search – Salary range, sector expertise, academic/commercial skills
Define target audience
Agree company target list for initial approach work
Utilise local and global relationship network to identify potential talent
Reference individuals who meet agreed criteria
Create a longlist of candidates for discussion
Engage with target market to understand and evaluate suitability
Challenge competency, cultural and commercial skills
Evaluate personal and professional drivers
Finalise shortlist for client presentation
Formal client review of all shortlisted candidates incorporating our assessment of both hard and soft skills vs. the brief
Provide supporting evidence of track record, career achievements, qualifications and fit
Agree client interview availability
Manage both client and candidate needs and expectations until the preferred individual is selected
Provide formal references
Lead the salary package negotiation process to finalise the offer
Support the on-boarding program through regular communication with both parties
Complete client satisfaction survey
Remain in touch with both client and placement to check on progress and transition