Finding the next leader of your organization by serving on a search committee is a long process, full of potential pitfalls. It’s also an honor and a privilege.Stool, Home bar Chair Modern Personality Stool Casual Dining Chair Modern Simple Stool (color Brown) But although the conversations are fascinating, the daunting complexity of the decision and the risk of making a mistake can weigh heavily on each committee member.
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So what should you consider when you evaluate executive search firms proposals and what should you discuss with each search firm?