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How to make a successful offer

As a search firm, we talk a lot about *finding* the best person for a role...but what do you do once you've found them?

Anyone who's hired at a senior level will know it's not always easy to navigate the offer process through to a successful acceptance and, when you're a scaleup trying to make a key strategic appointment, rejection can be major setback.

So how do you ensure your superstar candidate doesn't become 'the one who got away'?

The good news is, there are plenty of ways to stack the odds in your favour, but you have to start laying the groundwork early in the process.

We've compiled a list of our top tips for raising your hiring game and significantly boosting your chances of securing an acceptance. Download the guide below for more on:

  • How to tailor your interview process to maximise success

  • How to get your chosen candidate thinking like they're already part of your team

  • Why your first offer shouldn't just be an opening bid

  • How to manage delicate conversations

  • When to communicate directly and when to deploy a buffer

Download the guide:

UP Guide - Making A Successful Offer
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