Process

A competency-based approach to candidate evaluation and peer benchmarking.

HCP ONE Executive Search Process includes:

  Client Engagement and Planning

Following extensive consultation with the client about needs, we develop a comprehensive understanding of the organization, its business goals, culture as well as the specific requirements for the appointment. The reasons why the job is attractive are also carefully analyzed.

  HCP ONE Sourcing Strategy

The objectives of the assignment are defined and an ideal candidate profile developed. At the same time, HCP ONE Consultant creates communications materials that describe the opportunity and the firm for potential candidates.

A specific search universe is drawn up and agreed with the client, often calling on the regional, domain and function specific experience and creativity of the consultant. This is a critical step because it defines the direction of the search.

  Screening

Potential candidates are thoroughly screened; their qualifications examined, past performance verified, motivation and personality assessed and, where appropriate, strengths and weaknesses appraised.

Throughout the search process, the client is kept informed of progress and findings. A long list of qualified candidates together with brief profiles is usually presented to the client along with recommendations of those who best meet the specifications. Aside from comprehensive candidate reports, market reaction is also constantly feedback to the client.

  Candidate Meetings

Candidates who meet the requirements of the Context Brief are brought forward. After each session, feedback is obtained from all parties and interest levels on both sides are carefully monito8red.

  Closure

  Negotiations

Both the client and the candidate draw on our vast reservoir of knowledge in market compensation and benefits to discuss and structure a competitive and equitable package.

  References

Where local laws allow, extensive and formal reference checks are undertaken to confirm candidate career achievements.

  Handholding

After a successful candidate has been appointed and begun their assignment, HCP ONE maintains an ongoing dialogue with both the candidate and the client to ensure a smooth integration into the organization and, at the same time, assure the achievement of performance goals.