The Elite Approach

Diverse candidates. Worldwide talent.

Our Search Process

We streamline and customize our process to best serve your company’s needs. You talk. We listen. Then we formulate a strategy designed to achieve your recruiting goals. Using our knowledge, experience, database, and contacts, we help our clients locate diverse candidates at all levels of the corporate ladder. Our comprehensive searches blanket the entire field of applicable talent, and then we rigorously qualify the candidates for a perfect match.

Elite Search Group uses a four-phase process to broaden your access to diverse candidates and bring you the best talent worldwide.

Planning Phase

Elite Search Group will:

  • Work with clients to define specific experience, skill sets, personality characteristics, and background qualifications required to meet or exceed the desired specifications and objectives for each open position.
  • Have detailed conversations with all identified managers concerning the company, division, territory, structure, performance, history, products, market, and objective expectations to identify the career incentives necessary to attract the best candidates.

Search Phase

Elite Search Group will:

  • Use its extensive research library and database to develop a list of target organizations where the candidate may presently be employed.
  • Conduct thorough research using competitive industry information, personal industry sources, and confidential referrals.

Candidate Contact Phase

Elite Search Group will:

  • Make direct and highly confidential personal contact with identified candidates.
  • Act as the spokesperson for the corporation and present company objectives, position duties, responsibilities, and career opportunities to the candidate.
  • Develop candidate interest and obtain full data disclosure.
  • Examine the candidates’ basic qualifications against the comprehensive profile developed during the planning stage.
  • Conduct interviews to further evaluate each candidate’s credentials to develop an initial slate of candidates.
  • Verbally present each candidate to the client to obtain primary feedback.

Interview Presentation Phase

Elite Search Group will:

  • Verbally present each candidate’s credentials, motivations, background, along with insights and recommendations.
  • Provide the client with resumes, pertinent documentation, and detailed observations from the personal interviews addressing the specific issues as defined in the planning stage.
  • Assist client in scheduling and monitoring the interview process with their management team.
  • Debrief all parties involved and identify and schedule the finalist candidates.

Hiring Phase

Elite Search Group will:

  • Conduct detailed reference checks and provide clients with written copies.
  • Assist clients in developing an offer that will secure the selected candidate.
  • Counsel candidates through the emotionally difficult resignation process and probable counteroffer.
  • Conduct post-hire follow-up

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