If you need to hire a full-time resource, but you only want to pay when the position is filled, then contingency search may be the option for you. There are advantages and disadvantages to this widely adopted approach to executive search. Give us a call to discuss your specific need, and we can talk to you about the advantages and disadvantages so you can determine the best approach to addressing your need for a full-time hire.
If you want a dedicated recruiter who is solely committed to helping you fill your key position quickly, then we advise engaging True North on a partial retainer to make your search a priority. With a portion of the estimated fee paid up front, True North will dedicate one of our recruiters to ensure you are our top priority. When we conclude the search, then we will issue a reconciling payment for the balance of the fee. This approach gives you the best of a full retained executive search, but without all the risk.