Priority Search


Retained Priority Search provides our clients with the value of a retained search and the versatility and cost-effectiveness of contingency recruitment.

This proven methodology offers our clients the best of both worlds. Our senior consultants are assigned and dedicated to work solely for a specific client who
has an urgent need for a specific position or has aggressive growth objectives for building a team, territory or area.

A PSA Search Consultant commences the engagement with an in-depth discovery process to learn about the company’s vision, culture, managements objectives
role requirements for the specific position. A detailed hiring profile is created which includes the required experience, competencies, values, behaviors and growth potential required for that position.

The hiring profile is documented and reviewed for sign-off by the hiring manager. The hiring profile enables you to compare a candidates competencies, behaviors and values against a custom Ideal Candidate profile.

In the next phase we identify, interview and evaluate qualified candidates. We use the Ideal Candidate Profile to narrow the selection to the top 3-5 individuals per position.

The selection process includes a candidate assessment, behavioral interviewing, and the reporting provides the hiring authority with a GAP Analysis. The GAP analysis provides a detailed comparison of a candidates strengths, weaknesses, communications style and motivations against the job model.

The GAP analysis will also enable you to compare multiple candidates. Specific application and use of these tools is tailored to the circumstances and hiring environment.  The Retained Priority Search process is ideal for highly important positions and key decisions to promote or hire. The profile will allow you to compare existing employees against the profile providing you with an objective, analytical way to improving promotions and selection by literally takes the guess work out of the selection process.

Options include using the assessments for selection, on-boarding, Coaching DISC360SampleReport.pdf and team & career development.

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