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What we offer our candidates
From explaining the job, resume advice, interview preparation, feedback and scheduling, we manage the entire recruitment process.
Our candidate’s success is our success, we consult candidates on the opportunity’s career path, stability, cultural fit and compensation.
We have worked with many of our clients and hiring managers for decades and we can share our market knowledge with some authority.
Negotiate with Clients
Take the stress out of negotiating and allow us to negotiate on your behalf. We understand the budgets, approval process and the market compensation for each role.
If you would like to understand what other professionals get paid for doing a similiar role to you at a competitor, please ask us for our salary compensation survey.
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Our Tailored Approach
At Ascent Global Partners, we feel it’s necessary to asses each candidate on an individual basis. Hiring is a complex process and in our opinion, requires a tailored approach.
By taking the time to consult and discuss your background with us, we may introduce you to a job you felt was beyond your reach, weren’t aware of or in a different geographical location. Our strategy is not to advertise our jobs online but rather to take a consultative approach to making the right introductions. Our clients expect us to find, meet and thoroughly assessed each candidate on their behalf during a search.
At Ascent Global Partners, our commitment goes beyond simply matching candidates with job opportunities and fulfilling our clients’ executive talent needs. We aim to empower individuals and organizations with the knowledge and resources necessary to make informed decisions. Our updated Salary Survey is just one of the ways we deliver on this commitment, equipping our candidates and clients with the insights they need to thrive in a competitive business environment.
Our Core Value
At Ascent Global Partners we take pride in and stand by our knowledge in our chosen markets. We aim to bring our clients the most relevant and up to date information and be a true resource for helping them grow their business. Each of our team members is an expert in their given capacity and takes pride in keeping astride of the changes and developments inherent in their industries.
Every market is influenced by the culture in which it resides. At Ascent Global Partners we address Japanese, Hong Kong and global cultures with the utmost sensitivity and adapt our international approach to the nuances therein. We take pride in hiring our multilingual staff from around the world to cover our global and local clients.
Ascent Global Partners applies a range of recruitment strategies according to client needs. These include retained, exclusive, contingent and customized team buildout strategies. It is exceedingly important to us that our client’s needs are carefully considered and addressed effectively.
At Ascent Global Partners we wish to foster long term relationships with our clients. In order for these relationships to prosper we believe in developing strong partnerships built on dedicated service. In addition to finding the best potential recruits we offer advice on best recruitment practices, market salaries, competitor movements, organizational breakdown and strategic hiring opportunities.
At Ascent Global Partners we value integrity in our work. Our approach to business always considers the lasting significance of our efforts and commitment. We value long term relationships and ethical standards over short term gain. Our business is only as strong as the relationships we foster on both the client and candidate side. Honesty, integrity and commitment are the foundations on which we have built our service.
We embrace innovation as a fundamental principle that drives our success and propels us forward in a rapidly evolving business landscape. We believe that innovation is the key to unlocking new opportunities, creating exceptional value for our clients, and shaping the future of our industry. By staying at the forefront of industry trends and leveraging emerging innovations, we are able to deliver ground-breaking solutions that address the unique challenges and evolving needs of our clients.
Frequently asked questions
How long have you been in business?
Ascent Global Partners has been in business since 2012. With over a decade of experience, we have established ourselves as a trusted and reliable executive recruitment firm in Japan and globally. We are proud to be fully licensed to operate in the recruitment industry, ensuring compliance with local regulations and offering our clients and candidates the highest level of professionalism and expertise. Our years of operation have allowed us to build a strong network, refine our methodologies, and consistently deliver exceptional results for our valued clients.
How does the executive recruitment process work for clients?
The executive recruitment process typically begins with a thorough understanding of your organization’s needs and requirements. We conduct comprehensive research, market analysis, and targeted sourcing to identify top-tier executive candidates. Our team utilizes various assessment methods, including interviews, reference checks, and skills evaluations, to ensure the best fit. We guide you through the entire process, from initial candidate identification to final offer negotiations.
Do you speak to every candidate before submitting a CV?
Yes, we have a comprehensive and personalized approach to candidate selection. Before submitting a CV to our clients, we make it a priority to speak with every candidate. This allows us to thoroughly assess their qualifications, experience, and potential fit for the role and the organization. Our dedicated team conducts detailed interviews to gain a deeper understanding of the candidate’s skills, accomplishments, and career aspirations. By engaging in direct conversations, we can provide our clients with a more informed perspective and ensure that only the most suitable candidates are presented for their consideration.
How do you match candidates with clients?
At Ascent Global Partners, we have a meticulous process for matching candidates with our clients. We begin by thoroughly understanding our clients’ requirements, including the desired skills, experience, and cultural fit. Simultaneously, we assess our pool of candidates to identify those who possess the necessary qualifications and align with our clients’ expectations. Our matching process involves a combination of objective criteria and subjective evaluations. We conduct comprehensive interviews, skills assessments, and reference checks to gain a comprehensive understanding of each candidate’s abilities, experience, and work style. Additionally, we consider factors such as personality fit, leadership potential, and long-term compatibility with the client’s organizational culture.
How do you assess cultural fit between candidates and organizations?
Cultural fit is a crucial aspect of executive recruitment. We work closely with you to understand your organization’s values, culture, and leadership style. Through in-depth interviews, behavioral assessments, and reference checks, we evaluate candidates’ compatibility with your organization’s culture.
What industries and sectors do you specialize in for executive recruitment?
We have expertise in executive recruitment across a wide range of industries and sectors, including but not limited to finance, technology, consumer, legal, and professional services. Our team’s diverse backgrounds and extensive networks enable us to effectively identify and attract top talent across various industries. For our updated list of industries, please click here.
Can you provide examples of successful executive placements you have made in the past?
We have a strong track record of successful executive placements across various industries and functions. These placements have included hundreds of executives, Managing Directors etc into foreign fortune 500 companies and many local companies. While we respect the confidentiality of our clients and candidates, we can provide anonymized case studies and testimonials that highlight our successful partnerships and the positive impact our placements have made on organizations.
What criteria do you use to identify and select qualified executive candidates?
Our team employs a rigorous selection process to identify and evaluate qualified executive candidates. We consider factors such as their experience, leadership qualities, track record of success, cultural fit, and alignment with your organization’s strategic objectives. Through comprehensive assessments, interviews, and reference checks, we ensure that each candidate meets the established criteria before presenting them to our esteemed clients.
How do you ensure confidentiality throughout the executive search process?
Confidentiality is a top priority throughout the executive search process. We maintain strict protocols to safeguard sensitive information and respect the privacy of both clients and candidates. Our team follows industry best practices, including secure data management, strong IT security protocols, non-disclosure agreements, and a professional code of ethics to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
What is the difference between retained and contingency executive search?
In a retained executive search, our firm is exclusively engaged to conduct the search. We work closely with you to understand your requirements and dedicate our resources to finding the ideal candidate. In contrast, contingency search involves multiple firms working simultaneously to fill the position, and payment is typically contingent upon a successful placement. Retained search provides a more comprehensive and customized approach, ensuring focused attention and higher-quality candidates.
How long does it typically take to fill an executive-level position?
The timeframe for filling an executive-level position can vary depending on several factors, including the complexity of the role, industry demand, and the availability of qualified candidates. While we strive to complete searches as efficiently as possible, our priority is to find the right candidate who meets your criteria and aligns with your organization’s goals. This dedication to quality might extend the search timeline, but it ensures the best outcome.
What makes executive search different from traditional recruitment methods?
Executive search is a specialized form of recruitment focused on sourcing and placing senior-level executives. Unlike traditional recruitment, which often relies on more general methods, executive search involves in-depth research, pre-existing relationships with candidates in the market, proactive sourcing, and a highly tailored approach to identify candidates with specific skills, experience, and cultural fit for executive positions.
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