Step One: Confer with the hiring manager, and other members of the "hiring team", to asses the desired candidate skill set and experience.
Step Two: Review the job description based upon function, chemistry, corporate culture and critical elements desired.
Step Three: Define Search Universe and identify likely areas to locate an individual, including competitors and similar environments.
Step Four: Begin the active phase of the search by contacting the targets and referrals in order to qualify and interview the most promising candidates.
Step Five: Present Search Results, Review the results with the client and analyze best candidates.
Step Six: Arrange client interviews and assist in moving acceptable candidates to the next interview.
Step Seven: Check References and speak with people who have worked with the finalist.
Step Eight: Help the client prepare an offer that will be accepted by the candidate on the spot.
Step Nine: Consult with candidate throughout the resignation period byassisting with the resignation letter and setting the proper expectations.