10 Executive Search Tips

If you've launched an external search for a world-class business or nonprofit executive, you may have already been frustrated by the process, the cost, and the results (or lack thereof). Your search must be led with a sense of urgency. Otherwise, the opportunity cost relating to the senior-management vacancy will surge. And if it hasn't produced a good fit for the role and your culture—someone who stays in the job and meets performance expectations—the cost of a bad executive hire will end up too high. To get the most from executive search, keep the following 10 tips in mind.

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