Strategic Game-Changer.

Finding and retaining top leadership and board talent can be a strategic game-changer. We understand that conducting a retained search that produces a great result and delivers sustained value requires more than sector experience and a cursory review of critical success factors within a client system. In an industry that hasn’t innovated in a hundred years, we’ve been in relentless pursuit of “doing it better” since our beginning. We practice retained search as it was originally intended: As a specialized form of management consulting, not a transactional exercise of filling seats in a vacuum.

The Foresight Process

  • 92% placement retention rate at the 2-year mark & a 97% offer/acceptance ratio-performance metrics superior to industry averages of 55% and 70% respectively
  • 100% follow through on over 4,000 retained engagements having never abandoned an uncompleted assignment in twenty-seven years
  • A sourcing strategy, utilizing original research, big data and powerful predictive analytics, designed to bring the best talent available to the table, surfacing hidden talent NOT on the
  • A full two-year guarantee on all executive placements above $250,000 in total cash compensation
  • On-boarding assistance and follow through for a period of not less than one year. Aftercare is a key component of our relationship-driven model
  • A focus on lasting, long-term, value-added relationships vs. transactional order taking, fulfilling our purpose of enhancing the lives and effectiveness of our clients
  • Commitment to partner-level execution of mission-critical activities including candidate contact, candidate evaluation, due diligence, and reference audits
  • An Organizational and Position Needs Analysis resulting in comprehensive understanding, specification and roadmap, reflecting specific performance expectations and critical success
  • A candidate self-appraisal that compels less than ideal candidates to self-select out of specific search scenarios in which the fit is less than ideal
  • A 360° Reference Audit process that effectively reveals true strengths, weaknesses, proclivities, and fit indicators of all short-listed candidates before they are presented to you


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