The executive recruiter is a professional who works for the company during the recruitment process to get the best candidates. Many executive recruiters have years of experience and are familiar with every part of sourcing, candidate identification, and selection. Their work is to act as a link between the employer and the candidate. The executives have the advantage of meeting potential candidates where they build trust and rapport in a neutral and safe environment. They are a source to make the executives pay the candidates well and assist them on getting good pay. On the side of the management they are an advantage since they help them in the search for new employees.
They are a source for qualifies candidates who are ready to take up the job position. They work until the candidate is satisfied with the new job. They are very confidential since they are aware of the sensitivity of the relationship. Their strict confidentiality comes from the professional ethics and knowledge. To protect the company from issues that might arise in the workplace they keep all the hiring decision a secret from the customers, employees, stockholders, and competitors. When it comes to management resignation is done privately and calls for immediate replacement.
The executive recruiter helps the management when they want to replace one of their employees without their knowledge. Executive recruiter make the employees aware of the open opportunity to advance their career. The candidates fear to lose their current positions as they explore better opportunities. They assist the council in hiring the best candidates for the jobs.
The employers evaluate what they expect from industry expertise to assist in making the job description, compensation programs, and reporting relationships. They are good at gathering candidates reports on their testing, foreign language proficiency management, third-party referencing and relocation assistance. The executive recruiters are responsible to make remedy the biased emotions of the corporate with biased perceptions. They can act as intermediary to solve miscommunication, and professionally convey the concerns of each party. They are useful in improving the quality of an organization managerial strength since their right choice of candidates can increase the employers value.
The executive recruiters help prevent making bad decisions about hiring an incompetent employee who may cause losses to the company. There are two types of executive recruiters. The first type of executive recruiters is the retained fee who derive their name from the fact that they work on retail basis. The executive retained recruiters provide their services during the recruitment process only. They are allowed to be part of clients interviews and on all negotiations, settlement and offers. Contigency recruiters work on contingency basis and are paid after the employers hire the candidates.