Our Service Options
Summit offers tiered levels of service, recognizing that one size does not fit all.
Top talent. Tiered services.
The Industry Standard Full-Service Option. This process begins with on-site listening sessions and proceeds through all steps in the search process – including profile development, passive candidate outreach, development of the candidate pool, assessment, selection, and due diligence for finalist candidates.
The search consultant is typically on-site multiple times during the search process and plays a hands-on role in driving the process, the interviews, feedback and data collection, decision-making facilitation, compiling an offer/negotiation, and onboarding planning.
The fee is a percentage of starting compensation or a fixed fee. Expenses are charged back at cost. This service is guaranteed.
Unique to the Industry. Sourcing Plus is a modified search that focuses on marketing the job, attracting a high-quality candidate pool, working with the client and/or search committee, and selecting the best candidates to pursue. The Sourcing Plus model typically follows the retained search process up through the selection of finalist candidates. After finalists are selected, the client takes responsibility for managing the end stages of the process in-house.
The services are provided on an hourly or fixed-fee basis. An estimate is provided and agreed to in advance of each search. Consultant travel to site is optional and charged back at cost. Expenses are charged back at cost.
Sourcing Plus offers a partial guarantee.
Sourcing Basic focuses on marketing the job and building the candidate pool. Candidates that are submitted to the client are pre-qualified based on key criteria (qualifications, compensation, location, start date, etc.) Summit leads the process up through the client’s selection of the semi-finalist candidates.
Services are provided on an hourly or fixed-fee basis and an estimate is provided in advance. This service is offered virtually. Expenses are charged back at cost. Sourcing Basic does not include a guarantee.
Specialized Tools & Technology
Candidate information, materials, and EEO data is tracked for all searches using an applicant tracking system. The system allows for real time reports to be provided to customers in Excel format. Post project reporting is provided for all projects.Consensus based rating tool is available for search committees. Summit offers a specialized tool that enables search committee members to review and rate applicants in a secured portal. The system allows Summit to create consolidated ratings reports that are used by the search committees as consensus-based decision making tool. This feature is very popular with search committees.