PROCESS WE ADOPT
We rigorously follow our well documented and implemented 8-step methodology within our three-phase approach.
Phase 1 Understand client requirements
Step 1: Understand client requirements and position specific competencies
Before Career craft Consultancy commences any search or fulfillment activities, we mandatorily spend effort and time in understanding the client, the industry, the internal organization structure, dynamics, culture and values and business need in depth. This includes job specific information such as job title, key deliverables, principal accountabilities, key result areas and, business aspirations of the organization.
We use a competency framework approach and Hays methodology where applicable. Information collection from the client is done using a checklist in order to make it complete and time efficient.
Phase 2 PREPARE/SET UP TO EXECUTE
STEP 2: SEARCH STRATEGY
Once Career craft Consultancy has a clear and complete understanding in Step 1, Career craft Consultancy is in a position to hold robust discussions internally to arrive at targeted search strategy for the client and the position. This is then followed through by the engagement team towards effective execution.
STEP 3: INDUSTRY, COMPANY & TALENT MAPPING
Based on the search strategy, lists of target companies and suitable talent pools are developed. We always makes an effort to list diverse targets in the solution set. This is based on Career craft Consultancy philosophy that diversity of talent in any organization lifts the capability and performance of any organization over a period of time. Hence, presenting diverse options to the client are embedded in Career craft Consultancy methodology. Once the target industry/company list is agreed upon, we will utilize our sources and networks along with our database to develop an initial candidate shortlist
STEP 4: CAREER CRAFT CONSULTANCY EVALUATION & SCREENING
Career craft Consultancy carries out an in-depth evaluation through informal references and personal interviews and discussions with potential candidates.
Senior staff provide a dossier of information to all potential candidates on the position, role and company details. Career craft Consultancy gauges the interest and excitement of the candidate in the role through its various interactions. Career craft Consultancy follows a philosophy of adding value to its clients by providing a very relevant shortlist of a few highly probable best fit for the role candidates.
Phase 3 ASSIGNMENT DELIVERY
STEP 5: PRESENTATION OF BEST FIT CANDIDATES TO CLIENT
For the most appropriate candidates, we will prepare a detailed resume and evaluation summary to facilitate the interview process by the client. Seamless coordination of logistics for multiple client rounds, is an integral part of our service.
STEP 6: CLIENT INTERVIEWS OF SELECT SHORTLISTED
We look to support the client interview process and can help facilitate Psychometric assessment & other leadership assessments methodologies, if required.
STEP 7: REFERENCE CHECK
Career craft Consultancy undertakes to conduct detailed references on the candidate selected to hire. Career craft Consultancy plays a role in expectation management and negotiations, if needed, in order to strike a win-win situation for both the client and the candidate. If required, we could conduct a background check through appropriate agencies.
STEP 8: POST RECRUITMENT FOLLOW-UP
Career craft Consultancy believes in continuous improvement and cementing relationships with clients, hence this is a valuable step in our methodology. We usually carry this out through a debrief call or a face to face meeting, taking on board ideas for improvement as valuable feedback from the engagement process.