You’re interviewing for a job. It’s not your first interview experience, but it’s your first interview experience working through an outside company, an executive search firm, to land the position. You know the differences in search firms as you previously read: https://www.bluesteps.com/blog/retained-executive-search-vs-contingent but you are unsure of what will be expected from you during this process. You want the job (or you think you do) and you want to “ace” the process and receive the offer. Here’s what you should know to get to the offer stage and at the same time develop a great relationship with the search professional for future possibilities should this opportunity fall through: www.bluesteps.com/blog/executive-search-process/
Susan Goldberg of SGES/Susan Goldberg Executive Search, wrote a blog entry on bluesteps.com for younger professional executives, but it is just as relevant for more seasoned talent who have never worked with or hired an outside hiring expert before, that explains the process along with some key points. If you’ve been reluctant to ask questions because you assume you are supposed to know these things, this article is sure to be useful. www.bluesteps.com/blog/executive-search-process/ Still have questions, feel free to email Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit aesc.org. Happy job searching!