Our Search Process

We source TOP TALENT for our clients by following a proven process

PHASE 1

Identify and confirm desired client search parameters and market factors

  • Understand the position, industry dynamics, and client’s current situation.
  • Finalize search strategy and confirm ideal candidate profile.
  • Highlight referral sources through previous executive searches.
  • Research and identify candidates using our proprietary database.
<30 Days
Phase 2

Candidate Outreach, Evaluation, and Presentation

  • Conduct initial phone and/or video screens to evaluate fit and interest.
  • Hold second interviews to confirm interest, further qualify candidates, and identify potential issues.
  • Conduct two (2) initial reference checks.
  • Prepare and submit written briefs on each presented candidate.
<60 Days
Phase 3

Feedback, Facilitation, Closure, and Transition

  • Coordinate and facilitate client interviews.
  • Conduct pre- and post-interview debriefing.
  • Complete final reference check.
  • Develop final offer strategy.
  • Facilitate offer, placement, and onboarding plan.
<90 Days

We place TOP RETAIL TALENT.
Guaranteed.

Our Philosophy

Marc-Allen Associates is focused on building lasting partnerships based on our performance. Our clients and candidates are our strongest advocates.

RELATIONSHIPS
RELATIONSHIPS

It’s our long-term relationships and partnerships with both clients and candidates that serves as the foundation for our extensive network of contacts. Most of our candidate placements are the result of referrals and recommendations from this client/candidate network.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality

With Marc-Allen Associates, it is never compromised. We are recruitment professionals and understand that each search must be handled tactfully and carefully.

Success
Success

With over 1,400 executive placements since 1997, our track record of success proves that we’re your best choice.

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