Search Timeline

Where the average retained firm takes sixteen weeks to conclude a search, Search Innovations averages just less than twelve.  The following timeline represents our tactical approach.

Week 1
Defining the Job
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • Selection of Key Success Factors
  • Draft Position Description Delivered
  • Search Strategy Design
Weeks 2-3
Identifying & Contacting Candidates
  • Multi-pronged Strategy Implemented
  • Initial Candidates Identified & Contacted
Weeks 4-5
Ongoing Candidate Development
  • Recruiting
  • Résumé Evaluation
  • Video Screening
  • In-Person Assessment
Weeks 6-10
Candidate Evaluation, Presentation and References
  • Behavioral Interview: Assessment Against Key Success Factors
  • Delivery of Written Candidate Evaluation
  • Candidates' Client Interviews
  • Reference Checking
Weeks 11-12
Closing the Search
  • Client Second-round Interviews
  • Offer Negotiations