Exemplar36O’s Recruiters Reveal The Latest Stats & Insights for Employers
As an Industry Leading Executive Search & Staffing Firm. Exemplar360 works closely with both employers and professionals seeking new career opportunities. We regularly analyze data related to the positions we manage and the companies and candidates we support.
We wanted to share the findings from our research over the past year to help your business hire more effectively. Our Managing Director, Joselin Sams utilized data from our internal and external job boards, our in-house applicant tracking systems and employer and candidate self-reporting. To learn more about how we partner feel free to get in touch and set up a quick call.
It Takes Less Time to Hire Candidates Than You Might Think
EMPLOYERS THAT PARTNERED WITH Exemplar360 FILLED THEIR POSITIONS WITHIN 29 DAYS ON AVERAGE
When working on their own, businesses are routinely delayed in hiring because of challenges in marketing their positions, highly specific job criteria, or inefficiencies in interviewing and refining candidates. Every week that a job goes unfilled means lost productivity and additional pressure on the rest of the company, increasing the risk that current employees will leave.
Exemplar360’s specialty recruiters understand how important it is to hire the right person quickly, and we’re committed to providing fast, personal service because, you and your time matter. An average of 29 days to fill positions for our clients, we’re 24% faster than the national average. Our specialty recruiters can advise on ways to shorten the time frame even further.
It is Likely That Your Next HIRE is Not in The Market For A New Job
72% OF THE CANDIDATES Exemplar360 PLACED WERE PASSIVE JOB SEEKERS
As the market for talent becomes more competitive, companies need to identify candidates from new sources — instead of sticking with the same pond in which everyone else is fishing.
One of the reasons that employers choose Exemplar360 from among the other specialty executive search and staffing firms is our deep industry expertise and professional network. The relationships that our recruiters develop and maintain allow us to provide candidates to employers that they may not get from any other source. These include highly qualified professionals who are fully employed elsewhere but who may switch jobs for the right opportunity.
Leadership Salaries Are Growing
DIRECTOR-LEVEL CANDIDATES RECEIVED AN AVERAGE OF $172,000 IN TOTAL COMPENSATION PACKAGE
Nationwide salaries are increasing. At the high end, director-level candidates with whom our recruiters worked received offers up to $225,000. On the low end, compensation hovered closer to $124,000.
A role at one company may have vastly different responsibilities than at another company, and business sizes as well as, resources vary, therefore comparing compensation based on job title alone presents challenges. Still, employers should be aware of the growing salaries that leaders are expecting for their work and take these ranges into account in order to attract top talent. We work with our clients to provide details on supply and demand as well as compensation data and statistics for a key search.
Companies Share Their Reasons for Working with an Executive Search & Staffing Firm
In addition to tracking statistics, Exemplar360 asked employers about their decision-making process and reasons they decided to use an Executive Search and Staffing firm like Exemplar360. Below are the most common reasons that they offered.
“OUR COMPANY NEEDS CANDIDATES WITH SPECIFIC Skills & TECHNICAL ABILITIES.”
Employers often approach Exemplar360 with unique requirements. For example, they may have seen growth within their organization, and they need leaders and a team member who has gone through high growth periods before. Or may a company recently merge their technology with that of a competitor they acquired, and they may need someone who knows processes, systems and can integrate them. Standard methods of promoting a job opening are unlikely to succeed in a case like this, and so companies turn to our tech recruiters to find the right candidates.
“OUR COMPANY NEEDS A TRUSTED PARTNER, A FIRM WHO UNDERSTANDS WHAT WE DO”
Employers have turned to Exemplar360 because of or industry expertise and connections. With more than 17 years’ experience in developing, implementing and supporting new business processes and technology solutions, Joselin is well-positioned to help Exemplar360 clients find and hire individuals with backgrounds in project, process, and change to support and lead organizational transformation efforts they require to combat today’s competitive market place. She understands the factors driving a cultural change in today’s business world, and she is passionate about leveraging relationships to build innovative processes and technology solutions that align with strategic goals and objectives.
“WE WANT TO TRY BEFORE WE BUY – ON A CONTRACT BASIS BEFORE COMMITTING TO A FULL-TIME ROLE.”
Because the nature of certain professional roles such as IT, Project Management, Marketing or Engineering work is dynamic, complex, and often project-based, many companies prefer the flexibility of contract employees. With this model, employers can scale up as needed and determine if someone is a good fit for a permanent position while they are on the job.
Exemplar360 offers clients a contract-to-hire model in which we manage the on-boarding, benefits, and payroll processes for their contractors. We make it easier for businesses to adapt to new opportunities and to bring on the talent they need.
“OUR TEAM IS HAVING TROUBLE FINDING THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR HIGH-LEVEL POSITION
Companies have the challenge of recruiting someone with technical skills and experience but also the proven leadership ability needed. Clients choose to work with Exemplar360 because of our experience in sourcing these candidates through relationships we have maintained as professionals have advanced in their careers. We work to identify and retain effective leaders who can make a direct impact. Our goal is to multiply your team’s effectiveness and focus on your priorities and preferences to achieve your goals
Learn more about how Exemplar360 specialty recruiters support employers and can assist your business. Get in touch today!