CES Partners, Ltd. Executive Search Consultants

The fit that lasts

Our process begins with a thorough in person collaboration with our clients. Through our methodology CES Partners is able to develop a comprehensive analysis of the position to be filled, the culture of the company, and the attributes of the ideal candidate. 

The CES Partners' process is called Pro|File℠. The goal is to create a sound foundation on which to screen candidates and generate interest in the position. The file is built by the professionals at CES Partners who combine their years of experience in healthcare recruitment with this in-depth understanding of your organization’s needs, goals and culture. Pro|File℠ is a collaborative process that has proven to put the right person in the right position time and time again. A fit that lasts.

Pro|File℠ includes the following steps:

  • Engagement
  • Site Visit
  • Position Specification
  • Search Strategy
  • Recruitment
  • Screening Interviews
  • Candidate Presentation
  • Client Communication
  • Reference Checking
  • Education Verification

CES Partners, Ltd. is a premier retained executive search firm that specializes in serving healthcare provider organizations with tailored, personalized, senior level consulting services. With a national reach throughout the United States, CES Partners serves health systems, hospitals, group medical practices, and senior living communities. CES Partners’ main office is located at 1314 Kensington Road, #5195, Oak Brook, IL 60522-5195.

Engagement

Engagement

At the outset of the retained search, CES Partners will prepare a detailed engagement letter. This instrument will clearly identify the scope of services to be offered, including both client and consultant responsibilities as well as the scheduled fees and expenses. Signed engagement letters will provide authorization for CES Partners to begin work on the executive search.  

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Site Visit

Site Visit

In order to gain important knowledge and insight about the specific position for recruitment, the CES Partners consultant(s) will visit with the hiring executive and/or the Selection Committee and, at the discretion of the client, meet with the key stakeholders and others involved with the position to be recruited.

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Position Specification

Position Specification

Based upon the site visit meetings a Pro|File℠ synopsis will be prepared that outlines the CES Partners' understanding of the primary duties, responsibilities and reporting relationships to the position, as well as the education, experience and personal characteristics sought in the ideal candidate.

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Search Strategy

Search Strategy

With the established criteria and specifications for the position, CES Partners will conduct basic research to develop a target list of prospective candidates and sources. CES Partners will employ resources such as national professional associations, regional and local trade organizations and societies, and the vast depth of the Internet to identify potential candidates. We will also employ the intellectual knowledge of CES Partners staff and other key thought leaders in the healthcare field to identify additional prospects.

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Recruitment

Recruitment

CES Partners will contact as many prospective candidates and sources as possible to discuss the opportunity. Our approach will be to actively recruit well-qualified individuals and encourage the referral of other qualified candidates from those not interested or not qualified.

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Screening Interviews

Screening Interviews

CES Partners will conduct in-depth, personal interviews with potential candidates to obtain a thorough understanding of their backgrounds and career goals. Our interview will appraise the suitability of each potential candidate according to the established position specifications .

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Candidate Presentation

Candidate Presentation

For each candidate recommended for a position, CES Partners will prepare a written biographical and interview summary and present the information to the client under a "Personal and Confidential" cover. We will be available to consult and advise the hiring executive and/or Selection Committee throughout the interview selection process.

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Client Communication

Client Communication

CES Partners will submit regular written and verbal reports to the appropriate representatives throughout the course of the search. These can be transmitted via telephone, email and regular U.S. Mail as requested by the organization.

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Reference Checking

Reference Checking

It is our practice to directly contact superiors, peers and subordinates of current and past employers of the final candidate(s). Reference checks verify factual data and report achievements, as well as explore strengths and weaknesses to provide insight into personal and professional style attributes. Our findings will be summarized in writing and presented to the client.

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Education Verification

Education Verification

We also will verify the education of candidates, and evidence of this verification will be presented in writing on the Confidential Candidate Report summary for each final candidate.

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