Finding the next leader of your organization by serving on a search committee is a long process, full of potential pitfalls. It’s also an honor and a privilege.XavieraDoherty Weighted Blanket，Emoji,Retro Style Comic Book Icons Collection on Pink Backdrop Girlish Pop Art, Pink Sea Green Yellow,Indoor Outdoor, Comfortable for All Seasons 50 x60 But although the conversations are fascinating, the daunting complexity of the decision and the risk of making a mistake can weigh heavily on each committee member.
Happily, having the right decision-making process can dramatically improve your odds of success.Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Wall Stickers Kids Sticker Sheet Long before you develop the job description, and certainly before you begin interviewing candidates, the search committee needs to develop their decision support process, where the information on the position and candidates is gathered and organized effectively.Red HBWJSH Alloy Car Static Model 1 24 Simulation Sports Car Car Collection Decoration Toy (color Red)Although “deciding how to decide” can sound terribly bureaucratic, being attentive to this governance question is important. You need to understand who has the authority to decide, who needs to approve the decision, who should have input into the decision, and what information should be used to make the decision.DIY Digital Painting HandFilled Painting Painting Living Room Study Bedroom Decoration Painting Creative Painting Animal Series Oil Painting Mural Landscape Painting Frameless, 50x65cm Most importantly, this process will also need to include enough time to consider all the gathered information.
So what should you consider when you evaluate executive search firms proposals and what should you discuss with each search firm?