While most companies have developed some type of employment background screening program for individual contributors, managers, directors and even temporary employees, many have not developed a well thought out process for screening executives. However, this is one of the most critical groups of employees to screen.
The Six Unique Challenges of Executive Search Executive hiring is a challenge because, unlike regular employees, executive job candidates have unique professional histories and high expectations during the hiring process. An executive candidate will also have a more significant role at your company than the average employee, resulting in the need for a more thorough background check.
1. The Candidate Experience
2. Extensive Address History
3. Financial Access
4. Conflicts of Interest
5. Public Relations Experience
These are just some of the challenges that an executive search committee may face.