How to Choose an Executive Search Firm | 5-Star Executive Search Firm | Cowen Partners
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      Selecting a Search Firm

      Cowen Partners provides a non biased guide to selecting the right executive search firm for your organization. How to Select an Executive Search Firm Check out this definitive guide to finding and working with the right executive search firm. It can save you time and money in finding the best candidates for your next CFO,

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      The Hidden Market Candidate | Executive Search Firm in Seattle
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      The Hidden Market Candidate

      Today, the employment market has more opportunities than people looking for jobs.  That challenge can negatively impact the quality and quantity of candidates that apply for your position.  It can lengthen the time needed to hire the right person for the job.  To mitigate these risks, the value of a skilled and proven recruiting firm working

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      Why Leadership Succession Planning is so Important Today

      We all know change is constant. Changes in leadership can be very difficult and stressful for any organization, impacting stock valuation to corporate culture.  Being prepared for executive retirements or unplanned departures requires an executable succession plan. We all can agree that losing time is losing money and risks corporate capital and reputations. Leaving an

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      Why Retained Search Is Most Effective | Seattle Executive Search Firm
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      10 Reasons Why Retained Search Is Most Effective

      In the realm of executive recruitment, headhunters work on a retained or contingency basis. Generally, retained executive search offers several benefits over contingent search. Here’s why and what you need to know about contingent versus retained executive search. Retained Executive Search v. Contingency Search Retained refers to the “retainer” paid upfront by the client to

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      Succession Planning Isn’t Just for the C-Suite Anymore!

      “Succession planning isn’t just for the C-suite anymore!” The talent gap is real, and businesses are feeling its crunch from the top of the employee pyramid all the way down to its base. Succession planning — for all positions — may be an important part of overcoming the skills gap, allowing businesses to grow.” –

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      Succession Planning
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      Succession Executive Search and Succession Planning

      Ensuring a Successful Executive Transition Succession executive search and succession planning is the board’s fiduciary responsibility to assure that shareholders/members continue to receive an uninterrupted and undiminished flow of value-driven products and services in the event of a planned or unplanned leadership transition. We work with leading organizations across the private and public sectors. Our

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      Cowen Partners | Top Executive Search Firm | Nation's Best Executive Recruiters
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      Here Are 10 Good Reasons To Hire Us…

      Corporate hiring managers are usually overwhelmed with other responsibilities. It makes sense to outsource selected activities thus not distracting hiring managers from their core competencies. Recruiters have talent and advanced skills helping them find the diamonds within their niche industries. Recruiters apply 100% of their attention allowing them to address details and produce qualified candidates faster. Employers gain access to candidates they would not have through

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      Executive Search FAQs

      The best executive search firms can empower companies to harness the power of human capital to fuel their success. At Cowen Partners, our nationally acclaimed executive search consultants and headhunters get a lot of questions about how executive recruiters work, how to find the right talent for different executive roles, and much more. Shedding light

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      Recruiters Up Their Game in Diversity

      Search firms best serve their clients by making a commitment to finding minority candidates. According to Shawn Cole, president and founding partner of Cowen Partners, knowing sources of alternative qualified prospects and digging deeper into the demands of roles can greatly improve diversity sourcing. “As leaders of human capital management, we do not expect nor

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      Proven Diversity Recruiting Strategies | 5-Star Executive Search Firm | Cowen Partners
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      Diversity Recruiting: A Fiduciary Responsibility?

      All too often, search firms compare themselves to the professional services offered by a law firm or management consultant. The firm wants to offer, then reap all the benefits of a trusting (and at times, confidential) client relationship, but assume none of the related responsibilities. In order to offer a similar high-caliber suite of professional

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