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the methods used

i) Search - headhunting
The use of search should be based primarily on the rarity value and the degree of specialisation of the required candidate. Search is a systematic technique which is used to attract and then secure highly skilled or rare individuals for senior or specialised appointments.

ii) Selection - recruitment advertising
In many cases it can be determined that the commercial skills sought are transferable from one sector to another. A carefully considered and well planned recruitment advertising campaign, using either national, regional or specialist trade press, provides access to candidates with the appropriate skills.

iii) Combined Search & Selection
Combined search & selection provides the client company with an absolute review of all the talent available at a given point in time. The extent of the search element of the assignment can be tailored to suit the specific needs of the client company.

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