Great article and a great perspective from someone outside the Executive Search industry. If you ever wondered how Executive Search firms work then read on.
Apparently finding top talent can be difficult, which is why some corporation's higher executive search firms to help them recruit. Executive search firms are specialized recruitment services that find top-level candidates for senior, executive, or other highly specialized positions for clients. Many clients use them to find candidates that may not be immediately identifiable in the market and, essentially, avoid the cost of a bad hire.