Our Process

We customize every assignment to the needs of our client. It’s the only true way to craft a solution that will meet our clients’ specific needs. While the execution of each assignment may be unique, after many years in the business studying and benchmarking best practices, we have found that a successful search does follow a certain path. To that end we have summarized our process below.

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1. Discovery Phase

The Recruiter and Researcher conduct a Discovery Meeting with the Client to understand every  success factor for the role and align the Palladian Qualification Process with that of the Client’s.
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2. The Research

Palladian Researcher conducts a Market Feasibility Study using numerous tools to filter through thousands of prospective candidates in order to compile a list of 120+ target candidates. This list is then reviewed with the Client before commencing with the Recruiting Phase.
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3. Recruiting

The Recruiter reaches out to all 120+ target candidates, incrementally narrowing the list as candidates progress through the Qualification Process.
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4. Candidate Submissions

The Recruiter presents the best three candidates with the following information for each:

  • Recruiter Summary
  • Candidate Resume
  • Completed Candidate Questionnaire
  • Initial Reference

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5. Client Interviews

As candidates move through the interview process, the Recruiter will sit in on initial interviews, debrief after each interview and assess interest levels, alerting the client if any concerns are discovered.
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6. Guided Interview Process

The Recruiter accompanies the Candidate and Client throughout the interview process, helping both gather the information needed to make the right decision. The Recruiter presents the offer and receives verbal acceptance prior to candidate seeing the written offer.
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7. Post-Hire Follow-Up

Recruiter maintains a schedule for checking on both the candidate and the Hiring Manager during the first year to ensure a successful integration.