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Here at IQ PARTNERS, we believe that the recruitment business can be done better, smarter, and with greater professionalism. In fact, it’s our company motto, and in order to live up to that ideal we have to constantly challenge, measure, and re-evaluate ourselves.
We use the following goals to ensure that we are on target to accomplish our mission and provide exceptional value and service to our clients. We encourage you to use these objectives to measure our service and that of any other headhunter.
Does your headhunter have one? A top headhunter will provide you with a crystal clear picture of:
You and your headhunter must discuss and agree upon the urgency of your search. A top quality headhunter will provide a realistic and accurate time frame of:
Accuracy is often the primary reason for an organization to hire a headhunter. Excellent candidates that have a proven track record of success are very difficult to find. You are working with a top quality headhunter if:
In addition to attracting qualified candidates, an excellent headhunter will manage the process of formally presenting and closing the offer of employment. You know you are working with a high quality headhunter if:
An experienced and successful headhunter will be very rigorous and help you make tough decisions during the interview process to ensure that the candidate you hire will become a long-term employee. You are working with an outstanding headhunter if:
A skillful headhunter will understand your requirements, your industry, and have the ability to attract awesome candidates that your company cannot attract through its own efforts. The true value of your successful headhunter is providing access to:
As with any business, headhunting comes with its own set of challenges, obstacle and problems. A top notch headhunter will act as your partner, providing transparency in searching for and hiring excellent candidates. If your search encounters difficulties for any reason, you should expect your headhunter to:
These 7 goals can help you measure the success and effectiveness of your headhunter to ensure that you are attracting and hiring the most talented candidates available and receiving the best client experience.
For more tips about gaining the most from your headhunter, check out our other Dealing With A Headhunter blog posts where common questions are answered by our headhunters. Also check out Toronto Sales Recruiter Rhys Metler’s other blog posts and connect with him on LinkedIn.
IQ PARTNERS is a Recruitment Agency with offices in Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver, We help companies hire better, hire less & retain more. Our recruiters specialize in Marketing, Communications, Consumer Goods & Services, Retail, Sales, Technology, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, HR & Operations, and Construction, Property & Real Estate. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto and operates internationally via Aravati Global Search Network. Click here to view current job openings and to register with us.
Rhys is a VP, Client Services of IQ PARTNERS‘ Sales practice and leads the SalesForce Search recruitment team. He specializes in prospecting new business relationships, client retention and renewals, and building top performing Sales teams in even the most challenging environments.