Research and Development companies have the option of choosing candidates for their recruitment processes from two types of sources: internal and external sources. While internal sources of recruiting suffer from many drawbacks, recruiting through specialized executive search firms is preferred by many organizations these days. Executive recruiters tend to be specialists in a particular industry or business. For example, we specialize in work with Research and Development companies to find Research and Development jobs. As Executive Recruiters we offer great service to business managers through the presentation of a limited group of highly qualified candidates who are seeking a new position.
When looking for Executives for Research and Development jobs the key to recruiting is the process of locating and attracting qualified applicants for employment. This process is initiated by executive recruiters who are human resources professional, who works either internally for a company or as a third party recruiter who works for an executive recruiting company. The process is complete when applications are pooled from which new employee is selected for the company. And especially if the firm has connections in research and development, they may have a unique pool of those looking for research and development jobs.
The need for research and development executive recruiting arises in three situations; first a planned need where changes are made in organizations and retirement policy. Second is anticipated needs where employees move out of organization which can be predicted by studying internal and external trends and the third is unexpected due to resignations, illness, death and others.
Steps We Take To Recruit Executives For Research And Development Jobs
Following are the steps involved in recruiting research and development executives:
• Preparing job description and specifications of the person for the job.
• The location and development of sources of the required amount and type of employees.
• The screening and identification of potential employees with the required qualifications.
• Conducting interviews with finalized candidates.
• The completion of the interview and decision making.
The recruitment process is the first step towards the creation of the competitive and strategic advantage for organizations. The executive recruiter spends many hours discussing with the client, work accordingly and offer advice on company’s employment needs. And, especially where research and development is the focus, specific questions are utilized to verify if this is the right person, with the right experience for this research and development job for this firm.
Executive search firms are paid for each position to be filled. The client pays a portion of the fee as retention. Once the candidate has been accepted, the search firm is required to fill the position. The rest of the fee may be paid to the search firm when the work is completed.
Benefits of Working With An Executive Recruiting Firm Specializing In Research and Development
One of the major advantages of working with a professional executive recruiting firm that understand the research and development field is that they are experts in understanding the employment needs of the company at different levels. They would know what to look for in those looking for Research and Development jobs with the aim of matching the company’s needs. The entire job of executive recruiter revolves around identifying potential candidates for the job and matching those with employment needs of the companies.
An executive recruiter appointed by executive recruiting firm often sit in interviews with finalized candidates for the job and acts as a negotiator between the company and the candidate. They are experts in weeding out job opportunities which are either temporary or that really don’t exist. They specialize in limiting field of potential candidates only to those who are highly skilled and qualified and are best suitable for the employment needs of the organization.
So if you’re looking to hire an executive recruiter that understands the research and development arena to help you find the right person for that open research and development executive job, fill out the form to the right.