Executive Search Toolkit: Run Your Own Executive Search

A DIY guide for hiring top executives

6 resources to help you navigate the executive search process, and land a top-tier candidate.

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It’s never been harder to hire executive talent

Executive search can be costly and time consuming. Hiring the wrong person can cost your company up to and above 3x total comp for the candidate you are trying to hire from wasted search fees, salary, lost productivity, and replacement costs.

Getting executive search right is critical to your company’s future growth and success. And to get it right, you need an intimate knowledge of the professional search methodology.

What is executive search, anyway?

Introduction. The basics of executive search, the business model, and keys to success.

Creating your executive search strategy

Planning. How to lay the strategic groundwork for a successful executive search.

Finding potential candidates

Research. Assembling your team, defining success, and knowing where to look.

Contacting qualified candidates

Outreach. Creating the process, pitching and qualifying candidates, and staying aligned.

Identifying the perfect candidate

Assessment. Knowing what to look for, screening your shortlist, staying objective.

Hiring your new executive leader

Decision. Choosing the right person, doing your due diligence, extending the offer.

About Press & Associates

Hire the best talent and win your market

Our proven executive recruitment strategy connects the world’s top companies with executive talent to help them excel in their industries.

Executive Search

We take a proactive, hands-on approach using a robust executive search process to help you build high-performance leadership teams.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

Consider us your outsourced executive recruitment partner. We offer on-site or off-site recruitment services to meet your unique needs.

Opportunistic Hiring

The best executive talent is usually gainfully employed. We proactively find and attract top candidates before they hit the market.

Advisory and Consulting

Sometimes all you need is some expert advice. We help you understand the ins and outs of your industry so that your business can thrive.