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“Today’s marketplace is incredibly competitive in every industry around the globe. The only difference between success and failure is talent, period” –Indra Nooyi, CEO Pepsi

Services you can count on...

Ascent Select is a globally recognized Top 20 Executive Search firm with veteran search partners who leverage years of industry knowledge and functional expertise to identify, source, recruit, and present top tier talent to our clients.

1. Full Service Executive Search

Full Service Executive Search -unlike traditional executive search firms that have one agreement template for all clients regardless of the search assignment particulars, ASCENT Select understands each client has different search needs and priorities. Therefore, we provide our clients with several options and will also customize a program for you if so desired. We firmly believe in diagnosis before prescription so after a discussion about your requirements, timeline, etc. we will advise you in the best search strategy to achieve your desired results.

  • Option A – “Double Guarantee” Engaged Search is an exclusive search option secures our teams resources and confirms your commitment at the onset of the search assignment with the deposit of an initial fee. This program is one of a kind and provides you with a reduced financial risk while giving Ascent Select the security to invest in your search project.
    • Double Guarantee – we deliver qualified candidates or refund your deposit -Call us for details
    • Initial deposit guarantees our team prioritizes your search above traditional contingency searches
    • Our Double Guarantee takes effect – we deliver qualified candidates or refund your deposit -Call us for details
    • Lower overall cost for our search services than contingency search
    • Deposit is applied towards total amount due following placement of one of our candidates
    • Top candidate selected for face-to-face interviews will receive cultural assessment (At No Cost) to ensure cultural fit with your organization.
    • All Engaged Searches receive 180-day (6 month) replacement guarantee
    • Engaged Searches qualify for our repeat business discount
  • Option B – Exclusive Contingency is your standard, traditional, zero risk, and low priority search option. This type of search signals lack of true urgency or interest in filling the role. While Ascent Select does not typically work on this type of assignment, we will be happy to provide our services as follows:
    • No fee until successfully hiring one of our candidates
    • 6-day replacement guarantee
    • Higher fee percentage than option A

2. Candidate Research – Reduce time and costs to find qualified candidates for your open roles
3. Project Based Recruiting
4. Carve Out Search Services for Private Equity 
5. Workforce Transition Solutions – For companies who have workforce reductions and want to do the right thing for transitioning employees and ensure they are able to return to work as quickly as possible.

  • Express Response – We can be available to work with a single or large group of employees in less than 24-hours.
  • All employees receive:
    • Resume Evaluation and Revamp
    • 2-hour webinar on Interview Strategies and Interview Tricks & Traps and how to avoid them. (Provided by Mike Sudermann founder of Ascent Select is a #1 Bestselling author of The Executive Leap (as seen on the Times Square marquee)
    • Branding /Social Media Training
    • LinkedIn Optimization
    • Job Search Strategy
    • Interview Strategies
    • Express Response Phone Coaching first 60-days for specific job interviews, offer negotiations and more.

6. Dream Manager Programs
7. Leadership Assessment / Advisor Services 
8. The Executive Leap Advisor Services

May  Unemployment Rate (According to Bureau of Labor Statistics ) 4.3% – general population 2.4% for professionals with a bachelor or graduate degree


Great talent quickly without sacrificing quality