What is retained search?
The retained search process uses set criteria in order to obtain the best candidates for any given role. To begin with, the recruitment company obtains a thorough understanding of the company they are recruiting for. This provides them not only with an idea of the type of company, but also with a better understanding of the job role involved. This means that the candidate will get a better idea of the role that is being offered.
The retained search is a highly intensive recruiting tool. It saves time for both the employer and the candidate. A recruiting company that uses the retained search method only accepts a limited number of assignments in order to give each one full consideration.
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