RETAINED SEARCH METHODOLOGY

Providing innovative and proactive search solutions that are personalized for each client.


Increase Profits and Gain a Competitive Advantage With The Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

Talent is your most valuable and costly asset, and the optimization of that talent is critical to ensuring corporate performance and profitability. From the initial call through onboarding and retention, executives are taking a thoughtful approach to their organizations and arming themselves with the new skills necessary to create profitable and sustainable companies; this includes the advantages of aligning talent strategy to support business goals. Vertical Elevation can help you clarify goals, achieve talent objectives and determine what is necessary for sustainability and success across all areas of talent strategy. Our approaches are unique, pragmatic and results-oriented.

Retained Executive Search

Retained search is not only for executive level hires. It’s effective any time you have key hires to make; it prevents the costly drain of executives whose job it is to grow your organization; it is a collaborative partnership; it’s a commitment to the success of your organization.

A Holistic Approach and an Effective Strategy

By leveraging our proprietary search methodology, we will evaluate and align your talent requirements against your business strategy, then develop and implement a roadmap for success. Key activities and outcomes include:

Phase 1: Project Definition

  • Establish project charter
  • Clarify goals
  • Establish timeline
  • Project logistics

Phase 2: Discovery & Competency Models

  • Kickoff & discovery meetings
  • Data gathering, review, & analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Build position description
  • Develop competency model

Phase 3: Search, Interview & Presentation

  • Source and interview to competency model
  • Presentation of candidates
  • Psychometric assessment results
  • Determination of finalist(s)

Phase 4: Close & Onboard

  • Reference checks
  • Negotiate offer/ensure acceptance
  • Plan effective onboarding
  • 30-90-180-365 day follow up

Providing a Strategic Perspective for Today’s Economy

In today’s changing economic climate, there is one constant: talent is essential to business success. We combine the best of executive recruiting and process management to ensure that your organization is prepared to address the critical talent needs that drive performance. Whether you are a startup looking to gain a competitive advantage or fix a troubled talent strategy, we can help ensure that your talent acquisition strategy meets your business needs.

Vertical Elevation | 8662 Pawnee Rd | Parker, CO 80134 | Telephone: 303-805-7635