Our comprehensive service includes:

  • Meeting with the client to discuss the position.
  • Obtaining a full job specification.
  • Providing a draft Document of Understanding for final adjustments and “sign-off” by both parties.
  • Advertising the position nationally and internationally using both print and digital mediums. (An advertising proposal is submitted and accepted under separate cover.)
  • Conducting database searches to identify candidates meeting the essential criteria.
  • Making independent, sensitive and confidential approaches to candidates identified through various forms of networking.
  • Response handling and the generation of a matrix or summary of applications. Screening of applications into A, B and C lists.
  • Short-listing of candidates through utilising the Activity-Based Assessment and Confirmation technique (ABAC).
  • Co-ordinating psychometric assessments, if required, at additional cost to the client.
  • Conducting integrity background checks (Google checks, police criminal record checks, qualification verification and credit reference checking) (international candidates will be expected to provide their own police/criminal clearance checks).
  • In-depth business reference checking of prequalifying candidates, using a technique called ‘Intuitive Referencing’.
  • In-depth forensic investigations conducted by former Deloitte Investigators.
    • First tier conducted only on shortlisted candidates
    • A second tier (more intense) being conducted prior to our client despatching an employment contract (offer) to a pre-selected candidate/s.(Please discuss with Academic Partners at this stage).
  • Presentation of short-listed candidates to the Selection Committee by way of a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Participation in client’s panel interviews (only as a facilitator [if required]).
  • Facilitating or presenting the offer to the preferred appointee on behalf of the client.
  • Facilitating translocation and on-boarding.
  • Maintaining contact with both the client and the appointed candidate, for a period of one year, to assist in the development of a harmonious settling-in process.
  • Notification to all applicants of the outcome.
  • Conducting a post-assignment evaluation to ensure delivery enacted met with the promise made (regardless of outcome).