Association of Executive Recruiters
Setting the Standards in Executive Recruitment
The Association of Search & Selection Consultancies was formed in 1983, became a division of REC in 1995 and reformed as the Association of Executive Recruiters in 2005.
About the AER
All members adhere to a demanding Code of Practice to ensure a specified level and quality of service to clients. If you are a Jobseeker, please refer to the Directory of Members or http://www.jobseekers-uk.com/
A Key Question:
How do I recruit the best executives?
It is well known that the cost of poor recruitment is incalculable especially at more senior levels. Sourcing senior staff requires knowledge, diplomacy, expertise and considerable effort.
Specialist recruitment assistance is vital to help you find and appoint the people upon whom your organisation's success depends.
Members of the Association of Executive Recruiters can be regarded as the leading providers of executive recruitment solutions.
The Association of Executive Recruiters logo is the "Kite Mark" of the search and selection industry. It is your guarantee that a member company will provide you with highest levels of professionalism, quality standards and ethics.
The benefits of using an Association of Executive Recruiters member are:
- Attracting the best candidates through bespoke, high calibre recruitment activity that reflect well on your company
- Working in partnership with experienced professionals
- Using consultants who have an in-depth knowledge of your particular industry or profession
- Saving time, effort and costs by using consultants who provide reliable and expert advice
- Being confident that the member company is always acting in your best interest
- Being assured of an ethical, discreet and confidential services
- Having confidence that your consultant will be expert in search and selection processes, an increasingly complex area.
- Knowing that the entire process complies with current legislation.
Search & Selection is a confidential process using discreet methods to identify potential candidates for a particular post and it combines any or all of the following:
- Establishing the recruitment strategy
- Preparing a detailed brief including agreed job description, person profile etc
- Bespoke research and identification of potential candidates
- Quality advertising to attract optimum response
- Interviewing, assessment and evaluation of candidates
- Discussing and presenting short listed candidates
- Facilitating your interview process
- Assisting with the offer negotiations
- After Care
23 Oct 2012
The REC welcomes news that the EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has been forced to scrap the controversial proposal to introduce a 40% quota for women on boards across Europe. Although progress has been made over the last two years, the REC believes more can be done to improve the gender balance.
17 Oct 2012
Responding to the latest unemployment figures released today by the Office for National Statistics.
08 Oct 2012
Report on Jobs for October shows permanent placements stabilise, while temp billings rise for second month in a row
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