How long does it take to recruit an executive?

Factors impacting time to recruit

The time it takes to recruit an executive can vary widely depending on several factors such as the level of the position, industry, location, availability of suitable candidates, and the specific requirements of the role.

On average, it can take anywhere from three to six months to recruit an executive, but in some cases, it may take longer, especially for highly specialised or senior positions where finding the right candidate may be more challenging.

Additionally, factors like negotiation of compensation packages and background checks can also contribute to the overall timeline.

How long does it take to recruit an executive?

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Now that you better understand how long it takes to recruit an executive, you may be interested in learning more about 11 Recruitment's executive search services.

At 11, our executive search process is designed to attract, recruit, and retain high achievers based on the assumption that high achievers are both passive candidates and are scarce. 

We offer our specialised search and headhunting services to clients seeking top executives for a range of positions, including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Operations Manager / Director
  • Finance Manager / Director
  • Sales Manager / Director
  • HR Manager / Director
  • Marketing Manager / Director
  • IT Manager / Director
  • Service Manager
  • General Manager
  • State Manager
  • National Manager
  • Commercial Manager

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