Searching systematically for highly qualified executives and experts gives a company a clear competitive advantage. This is why decisions about personnel should be made in a professional manner. And decision makers selecting staff should be able to rely on an experienced advisor. The essential guarantees of success are the ability of the personnel consultant to quickly win top talents, absolute objectivity and the capacity to make an unbiased judgment.
The SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search team of consultants helps companies to attract the best available talents for the job. Our excellent access to eligible individuals is based on carefully maintained personal contacts, recommendations from the market, continuous screening of candidates and a professional research database.
„It’s not just about horses for courses. Excellent personnel consultants can find the ideal candidate for the most unusual positions.“
Finding executives and experts and winning them for a client is a task which we trust exclusively to personnel consultants with many years of industry and management experience as well as proven judgment. In order to offer a high quality service and to quickly fill positions, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search partners only represent a limited number of clients at one time.
Highest quality is guaranteed by the membership of SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search in the Federal Association of German Management Consultants (Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmensberater BDU e.V), the trade and professional association of corporate consulting (strategy consulting, organizational consulting, IT consulting, HR consulting and recruitment). The inclusion criteria are strict. Each member is required to align its operation to the association’s code of professional ethics and the principles of proper and qualified recruiters.
Services of SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search:
The quality process
For SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search, recruitment is a structured process that is based on high standards of quality and guarantees transparency. Six steps are crucial to successfully fill of a top position.
Step 1: Client expectationsThe foundation of any successful recruitment is an intensive exchange of information about the company, the new colleagues and the tasks involved in the position. Also important are the expectations that the company has of the candidate. If the position to be filled is new for the company, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search can apply its extensive knowledge of the market and can quickly assess whether and where managers or experts with the required profile can be found.
Step 2: Candidate qualitiesIn order to find a suitable candidate, the main tasks and performance criteria as well as the necessary professional, personal skills and experience of the future job-holder must be specified. Together with the client, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search defines the decisive skills and develops a profile of the ideal candidate that fits into the corporate culture.
Step 3: SearchAs well as carrying out targeted company searches, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search uses long-standing personal contacts and an extensive candidate database. How the candidates are addressed is a decisive factor in the success or failure of a consulting assignment. The initial contact with potential candidates will therefore never be delegated. Background knowledge and extensive industry expertise raise the chances of winning the best available figures.
Step 4: AssessmentThe professional skills and personal qualities of the candidate are evaluated in the context of personal and structured interviews. In particular, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search creates a confidential report that highlights the experience of the candidates in terms of the tasks associated with the position and develops an opinion of the candidate’s viability. Supplementary references are obtained if necessary.
Step 5: PresentationThe presentation of the candidates and the subsequent feedback talks are supervised by Sabine Märten in person. The goal: to ensure that the client can win the best candidates.
Step 6: SupportExtensive follow-up services are part of our understanding of professionalism. To ensure a smooth start at work, SABINE MÄRTEN Executive Search supports the integration of the new employees at the beginning of their activity in the new company.