A global consulting firm needed to build its bench of professionals with Environmental, Social, and Governance expertise to better serve its corporate clients.The firm sought to hire an Associate Director to help shape ESG strategies and advance its client’s programs, policies and procedures.Robert Half’s executive search team presented several senior- and junior-level candidates and helped manage the hiring process.
The firm recognized that its clients were increasingly implementing Environmental, Social, and Governance strategies and programs to gain a competitive edge, attract investors, build customer loyalty, improve financial performance, and make their operations sustainable. The organization planned to build an adaptable ESG delivery team to help its clients meet their ESG goals.
Further discussion with the client uncovered a future need for additional consultants with ESG experience. The executive search team encouraged the client to round out their team and hire for three roles – two associate directors and a manager – at the same time.
Consulting firms face multiple challenges in finding senior-level candidates who not only fit their own culture but are also compatible with their clients. With access to an exclusive network of industry leaders, Robert Half’s executive search specialists were able to pinpoint and personally reach out to a select group of potential candidates and assess their skills, attitudes, and interest in the position, increasing the likelihood of a successful hire.