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Headhunters Hunt Heads – Why Executives Don’t Pay

Very interesting blog from our sister company GatedTalent explaining how the Executive Search process works.


Headhunters hunt heads – why executives don’t pay.


There is a considerable misunderstanding about how top-level executive positions are filled. Everyone knows that headhunters – or executive search consultants as they prefer to be known – are involved, but many candidates aiming for executive positions have incorrect assumptions about the motivations of these recruiters.

The correct answer to “Will an executive headhunter find me a job?” is No.

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