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Retained Search



Retained Search is useful for executive and senior level roles. This search plan is based around an in-depth and quite often confidential searches seeking Niche Executive or Senior Managerial level ($100,000 year salaries and up) talent.

  • A comprehensive interview of the executive team and senior Human Resource Leadership is conducted to ensure the ideal qualities, characteristics, skills and abilities are developed for the search.
  • Often these jobs require finding a targeted list of candidates who are not actively searching for a new job.
  • These roles are typically going to require soliciting a niche candidate base from competitors or comparable industries.
  • Sourcing passive niche candidates is one of Insight’s areas of specialty because we have developed a vast network of relationships over many years in the business.
  • Comprehensive Behavioral assessments can also be provided as a part of this service delivery ( at an additional fee )
  • Our research team also provides additional access to even more resources designed around finding the ideal, but hidden, niche candidate.

Retained Search is based around a simple payment plan:

  • Deposit is paid at the beginning of the search
  • Second installment is due upon submittal of candidates
  • Balance is paid at the close
  • Includes Video Interviewing
  • Includes reference checks
  • Includes job offer negotiation
  • Guarantees placements for up to 1 year
  • Provides exclusivity for candidate submittals
  • Fixed fees allow for better budget management