The Stephens Associates executive search process emphasizes the following major elements:

v     Extensive involvement in the development of client specifications

v     Understanding of relevant strategic and cultural issues associated with key executive positions

v     Comprehensive research into targeted companies to identify appropriate candidates

v     Field interviews conducted by Stephens Associates partners, resulting in a detailed behavioral profile and capabilities assessment (Stephens Associates has functioned as the selected search firm working with major clients nationally in applying many of the Center for Creative Leadership's research findings in the areas of behavioral learning and cultural fit)

v     Ongoing progress reports to the client

v     Thorough education and reference checks

v     Assistance to the client in interviews and negotiations

v     Guaranteed replacement search if the selected candidate leaves our client for reasons within his/her immediate control in less than one year


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