Here at Ascent we like to keep our recruitment strategy simple, with a straightforward and personable approach to any hiring assignment. We offer a variety of engagements, and with the ability to be flexible with our services -we will deliver the search most suited your business.
This is often used for senior hires or difficult-to-fill positions. With a fee agreed upfront, we make a commitment to you that your search assignment will be our number one priority. We will dedicate the time of our researchers and consultants to provide you with a long list of candidates, which may be narrowed down to a presentation of a shortlist. Once the assignment is completed, the original payment will be deducted from the placement fee.
A popular approach which mitigates the risk for you as a fee is not required until a candidate begins employment with you. This option is regularly used on interim and contract assignments, where the overall process is shorter.
Through your offer of exclusivity of the assignment to us, and the knowledge that we are not competing with other firms - we can have greater control and partnership in the recruitment campaign. This often provides a smoother and simpler process for candidate and client alike.
Whether we are operating under a contingent, retained or exclusive search agreement, we always uphold our principled and personal approach, which is reflected in the following process: