We provide contingency search and retained search and placement services within the Education and Education Technology industries.
What do we really do?
We liaise between candidates and hiring managers. We operate as an outside party who can identify hidden risks throughout the search and counsel you on the best way to make the hire.
We help you find people you need to meet your business goals. We work with you to define key hiring criterion and uncover subtle preferences that are usually overlooked when writing a job description.
Note: those preferences often play a huge role in making a hire. We work to understand your hiring process, or define it with you. We liaise between candidates and hiring managers. We schedule interviews and debrief with both the hiring manager and candidate post-interview to narrow in on the important details. We help negotiate comp plans, coach you on contingency plans, and help close the candidate. We operate as an outside party who can identify uncovered risks throughout the search and counsel you on the best way to make the hire.
More importantly, since we work exclusively in the Education and Education Technology industries, we offer counsel on industry best practices, hiring trends, typical career paths, etc. And, given the breadth and depth of our network, we can often check confidential references before the interview process begins.
We know how specific hiring managers think, how they interview, and what’s important to them.
We are an important compliment to you as you seek to leverage your strengths as you transition from one role to the next. We bring you into our network and help navigate the job search process. We know how specific hiring managers think, how they interview, and what’s important to them. We provide a valuable set of eyes on your personal marketing materials: your email communications, your resume, your interview habits.
Think of your career as your novel, your screenplay; we’re your editor. We help ensure that your story is as strong and as persuasive as it can be. We can provide insight into market trends, compensation trends or coach you as you strategize your way to the executive suite. We are not alchemists. We don’t work magic. We are an important compliment to you as you seek to leverage your strengths as you transition from one role to the next.
It’s important to keep in mind that our clients pay us and that being successful in our jobs will probably mean putting you into a competitive interview process. It remains important for us to be thorough and communicative with every candidate, however, and to the extent that your history, your vision of the future, and your ability to communicate both of those in a way that is persuasive, you’ll win and we’ll be cheering you along from the sidelines all the way.
In the Education and Education Technology industries: we offer a valuable network. Keep in touch with us. I can assure you that we’ll find some way to offer value.