Executive level jobs require very specific job search strategies. These placements work to keep the career profiles of senior executives, and those broaching upper management, highly visible. At the same time, it takes all possible measures to ensure confidentiality, and the protection of sensitive information. It is an area of specialization in where we find the best possible candidates for executive jobs / positions i.e. recruiting executive personnel for companies in various industries. In this instance, we serve as “Head Hunters” committed to locating and recruiting the best person for the position, regardless of whether he or she is already employed or seeking new opportunities.
Executive positions hold the most responsibility such as Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), President, or Vice President. Often, a set of these managers will constitute the top management team, which is composed of the CEO, the COO, and other department heads.
It could be a Retained executive search where consultants are hired by companies with executive jobs to fill. The consultants seek out multiple potential candidates for these executive jobs. The field of prospective candidates may include current employees of the client company, since many executive jobs are filled by promotion from within. The recruitment consultants can also include candidates from their own network, people who have attained prominence in their field, and candidates from online networking sites.
The consultants will then present their clients with candidates for the executive jobs they are trying to fill, and the client will conduct interviews. The interview process may be much more intense than the regular process. The more important a position is, the greater the cost of hiring the wrong person, so in interviews for executive jobs the stakes are high on both sides.