Horses for courses
Last week, Charles Crichton-Stuart, the head of Gow & Partners' international legal executive search practice, questioned the value of contingency recruitment firms. Here, Penny Terndrup fights the contingency firms' corner
There is room and indeed a need in the market for both contingency and search recruitment firms. The fact is that either done badly will leave a sour taste in everyone’s mouth and do damage to the reputation of the industry. Charles Crichton-Stuart’s article in last week’s issue of Legal Week (14 June) on the benefits of search recruitment raised several important issues that cry out for a response.
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