Why choose us for Research?

Our in-house research arm at FirstPerson was originally created to aid in the consistent, high quality delivery of top talent to our clients. Today, in addition to this, we are also a provider of market intelligence and insight on leadership, change and strategy. We conduct bespoke research assignments, including market mapping and salary benchmarking, forming reports and studies to share our understanding of the sector in which we operate.

Our executive search offering is dependent upon intelligent market insight. The FirstPerson research function provides the backbone to this provision with the generation and recording of quality information and data. This includes research into industry specifics, strategies and cultures of companies, executives and their strengths, weaknesses, backgrounds and compensation.

"Our in house research team find and use the most up-to-date information every relevant organisation scrutinised and every possible candidate considered. Therefore we are only limited by the confines of the market you prescribe, and not the contacts we have. "

Our Services

We purposely avoid large volume, process only projects and choose to concentrate on partnership led solutions that truly benefit from the use of our in-house research expertise.

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Salary Benchmarking

We set ourselves apart from corporate competitors who offer this service by the bespoke nature of our reports. Our benchmarking is tailored to fit your specific business and job role needs. We do not implement ‘off the shelf’ solutions or studies, but compile our research based on your parameters and can be as inclusive or specific as you wish.

We compile our reports through the utilisation of an existing database of continually updated information and candidate talent pools for technical specialisms. We supplement this information with further internet based research and telephone based investigation as required. Our research team compile this information, analyse the raw data, consolidate findings and draw conclusions from the market.

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Talent Pooling

Our clients engage our talent pooling service when they have a constant need to hire individuals with similar skills, giving them access to the best candidates at short notice.

An integral part of this service is our on-going communication with pooled individuals, ensuring the candidate proposition remains fresh so we can be confident individuals are open to a move to your organisation when an opportunity arises. As a natural part of this process, our research function will garner additional information into your market specifics, including brand feedback and salary benchmarking.

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Market Intelligence & Competitor Analysis

This service is designed to aid clients in making key business decisions such as; appropriateness of new site locations, diversification or entry into new markets, skills relocation and succession planning. This resource aids clients in making key business decisions such as; appropriateness of new site locations, diversification or entry into new markets, skills relocation and succession planning.

Our research team provide insight, analysis and recommendations from a range of findings, including the size of likely talent pools, skills and language availability, cost and time to hire and salaries. These conclusions will allow you to make informed decisions to positively impact aspects of your business beyond recruitment needs.

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