Effective and Personal Management Solutions

Managing Director Insights

Hiring Timelines


No two searches are ever the same.

One recent placement with a client took 6 months, because there were so many detailed pieces of information to pour through.

Another recent placement, turned around in 4 weeks.

The average time to fill for us from search kick-off to candidate start date, is 59 days.

Changing jobs is a huge life change for someone, just think of how lives are impacted by where people work, what they do, and who they do it with.

A custom focused recruiting effort is the only way for companies to bring on the best-fit candidates as efficiently as possible.

But efficiency doesn’t mean a certain # of days.

It means the best possible process for that individual candidate in as few days as possible.

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Happy Friday everyone, make it a great day!


SCN – Search Consulting Network


Jim Guerrera

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Jim Guerrera

Jim Guerrera, Managing Director, founded SCN in 2000. Jim is primarily responsible for the development of the leaders at SCN, strategic planning, the hiring and development of company associates, culture leadership, core value leadership, sales le...

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