Fisher Lang & Associates Search Process

  • Develop company profile through extensive dialogue with client
    • History and background of the organization
    • Market positioning
    • Management philosophy, culture and strategic plan
    • Organizational structure
    • Employment advantages
  • Define a position description based on client input and feedback
    • Title
    • Duties and responsibilities
    • Desired qualifications and character traits
    • Potential for professional growth and advancements
  • Search Strategy and Plan

    Formulate a search plan after listening to client's need and objectives

    • Determine search strategy
    • Determine interview and hire process
    • Assign recruiting team
  • Candidate Identification and Assessment

    Identify prospective candidates as defined by client in previous conversations

    • Utilize in-house resources, library and database to identify potential candidates
    • Implement search strategy
    • Solicit interest from prospective candidates
  • Interview and thoroughly assess candidates against client's needs and objectives

    • Gather preliminary information on prospective candidates
    • Coordinate comprehensive face-to-face interviews with select candidates
    • Evaluate candidate qualifications and background
    • Review and select final candidates for client presentation
  • Client Presentation
    • Develop candidate profiles/resumes
    • Summarize each candidate's capabilities and potential
    • Develop candidate matrix
    Present selected candidates for discussion with client
    • Submit written candidate information
    • Review candidates with client
    • Select candidates for interview with client
    Selection and Hire
    • Coordinate logistics to ensure timely meetings
    • Ensure client and candidates are prepared for the interviews
    • Review interviews with candidates and client
    • Coordinate final candidate selection and hiring process
    • Review recommended candidates
    • Coordinate additional meetings, as necessary
    • Conduct comprehensive reference investigations
    • Negotiate terms of offer and manage the acceptance
    Transition
    • Assist candidate with transition to new position
    • Periodically contact client and candidate to monitor progress