How the Executive Search Services Work

Scroll down to find out how our executive search services work to fill your open leadership roles.

Why our Clients Choose a Recruiter to Help Fill Their Executive Roles

The Contingent Plan recruiting team typically work with our executive search clients as an extension of their HR and talent acquisition teams as much as desired. Our clients choose the Contingent Plan for their executive search needs for many reasons including:


The Contingent Plan works with clients as an outsourced partner, an extension of their existing HR department, and as one of many recruiting firms to help client's fill their jobs.




Many clients want a dedicated recruiter to ensure that they have the best talent for their leadership roles. In this case, our recruiters will work with these clients on a retained search basis to present as many candidates as possible that fit the desired qualification and take the lead in all screening processes.




Some clients choose to engage a number of recruiting firms to cast a wide net in their search. Our recruiting team is confident that they will find our clients the best talent for their executive roles and will happily work on a contingent fee basis to help clients find the right person of their leadership role.


The Contingent Plan recruiters work with companies all over the US. They do this by leveraging our deep talent bench to place candidates in a variety of industries at every level of the organization.

When to Engage Our Recruiting Team for an Executive Search

Our clients will engage the Contingent Plan recruiting team for their executive roles at every stage of the search. Here are some of the most common times when our experienced recruiting team will step in:


The Contingent Plan works with clients as an outsourced partner, an extension of their existing HR department, and as one of many recruiting firms to help client's fill their jobs.


Paying only when deciding to hire one of the candidates presented by the Contingent Plan means there is little risk and a lot of potential.


Experienced recruiters that provide more talent options means that most clients have a better result in filling their roles than with alternative methods.


What Our Clients Are Saying

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How The Contingent Plan Is Different

The Contingent Plan weaves together the most important aspects of talent acquisition to serve companies of all sizes and stages. Our team of career experts and recruiters bring a people first approach to serve each client in whatever way makes the most sense to effectively meet their needs.

Best Talent Across Industries

Key roles require the best talent within the organization. The experienced recruiters of the Contingent Plan help organizations to ensure that they consider all of the best talent available.

Hard to Fill Roles

We leverage a depth of talent acquisition technology and collaborate with our career experts to find qualified talent when no one else can. This ensures that the best fit—even before they are officially on the market.

Key Expertise

Talent acquisition requires a depth of resources in this competitive market. Companies work with the Contingent Plan to leverage our expertise and access all of the tools to attract the best talent while sticking to their budget.