How different is Search from Recruitment?

Executive search companies will typically work with a retainer/upfront fee basis, with a very high success rate, whereas recruitment agencies, who bill purely on appointment, of necessity, have to take on a higher number of assignments than they can realistically expect to fill.


Read more about retained and contingency executive research – The key differences


Talent Mapping – Supporting succession planning

Most companies have some level of succession plans in place, and these can be enhanced by gaining a full understanding of the talent pool in the market. SPi’s experience, talent network and research capability enables us to provide an in-depth study of talent by sector, role and level as required by our clients. Talent maps provides business leaders and HR professionals with intelligence about other organisations in the market in order to plan for long-term talent management.