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.Coffee Table Books Hardcover Tea Table Small Square Small Table Fashion 120x60x50cm Thickened MDF Black 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?