consultative. It's first about measuring a client's perceived needs,
and then having the depth of industry specific background and information
on hand to advise, flex, crystallize the scope of the expectations
of a candidate and, at times, the courage to disagree -- and then
guide clients in the right direction.
Chrisman & Company process simplifies structures when compared to
bigger firms that go through various systems. The boutique structure
of the firm affords it the opportunity to short-circuit the process
in order to get what clients need, at the speed they need.
financial industry knowledge at its fingertips, reaped from years
of a niche focus, Chrisman & Company offers a competitive advantage
in understanding the assignments, industry culture and research needs,
and thus can deliver a group of choice candidates for each position
-- the first time around.
Companies from start-ups to the Fortune 500 tap Chrisman for its specific expertise. Clients feel secure that the candidate will match their expectations; secure that the search will have senior management involvement at all times; secure in the promise - to fill the position within 45-75 days.
The firm additionally counsels clients on benefits outside traditional search services, such as compensation analysis and market perceptions of today. Moreover, some clients have asked Chrisman to take on the role of a complete HR department, managing that function as an in-house department while, in effect, being an outsourced one.
Chrisman's very size enables case-by-case flexibility, including pricing methodology. In particular, the firm is recognized for its ability to manage difficult searches for companies during a restructuring phase, as well as companies in need of building their in-house search function.