The time to go Retained!

Understand your recruiter's thought process. Retained search is suitable for mid-management to Executive positions in which there is a need for definite delivery from your agency.

A retained search allows a recruitment partner to advertise to a greater degree, use varying search technology, and spend longer searching, screening and interviewing due to the fact the partner will know they are not only working for you but in partnership. This allows a greater spend on advertising, and greater time allocated to the whole search and interview process.

Recruitment on the agency side

In recruitment on the agency side, the focus tends to be on money, not service. Global Retail Recruitment differs from this due to our philosophy, ethics, and operating structure. Many agencies do not prioritize your job. Instead, they focus on where fees can be made promptly and with the greatest return.

So, when you pay only by the final result (contingency) or you are using multiple agencies, your agency may offer you a second or third-choice candidate because the truly exceptional candidates are sent to clients who react quickly and pay more. A retained search overcomes this. It offers a guarantee of a full fee if the agency fulfils its role.

For your team:

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You know they will buy into the recruitment process because retained = brand partner

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You will have a dedicated consultant/agency working 100% to achieve the desired result

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You will receive Market feedback: full report of candidates that are being headhunted, screened, selected by Name, Title, Brand for potential future use.

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You will get a result rather than multiple agencies who may or may NOT! focus on your role as a priority.

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies for international executives in the following functions: Retail Operations, Digital, E-commerce, Buying, Merchandising, VM, Marketing, Real Estate, Supply Chain, Logistics, HR, Finance, Brand, Franchise and more at senior managerial to Country, GM, C Suite 

Due to the confidential nature of some vacancies we may not list these on our website so please get in touch.

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