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Recruiting Services Overview


Recruiting Services Overview

Big Picture Consulting provides Performance-Based Search and Talent Sourcing services including online candidate research and talent pipelining for hyper growth VC funded tech start-ups, digital advertising agencies and established corporate tech and digital marketing departments. Through our extensive national talent network, we have recruited a broad spectrum of savvy digital marketing industry talent and seasoned technology professionals.

Here's an overview of previous candidate searches:

  • Sales/Business Development: VP Sales, Sr. Director Sales, Regional VP, VP Channel Sales, Business Development Director, Online Media Sales Manager, Sr. Account Executive
  • Client Management: VP Client Success, Director Account Management, Account Director, SEM Account Manager
  • Online Marketing/ Advertising/ Advertising Technology: Director Search Marketing, Director Marketing, Director Direct Response Marketing, Affiliate Marketing Director, Sr. Strategist, Online Media Planner, Online Media Buyer, Digital Ad Ops
  • Web Design & Creative Services: Creative Director, Sr. Art Director, UI/ UX Lead, Web Designer, Flash Developer, Content Strategist
  • Software Development/ Web Development: CTO, Sr. Technical Architect, Full Stack Engineer,  Front End Technologist, Back End Technologist, Team Lead, J2EE and .Net Developers
  • Network & Infrastructure: Director Global Security Architecture, Information Security Analyst, Systems Administrator, Network Engineer, Help Desk Analyst, Database Administrators, Sr. Systems Engineer
  • Project Management: Director Project Management, Sr. Project Manager, Product Manager, Business Analyst, Sr. QA Engineer, QA Director, QA Analyst, Business Intelligence, Data Analyst, Systems Analyst

 Contact Us Today to schedule a call to discuss your hiring initiatives and learn more about our search process.







Performance-based Search


Performance-based Search

What is Performance based Search?

Performance Based Search, is a value based recruiting service model, comprised of a project rate to engage our services to start the search and a performance bonus, that’s due when the hired candidate starts. The project rate, creates a mutual partnership and commitment to fill your open position and it gives both of us, an incentive to succeed. This is the performance driver that ensures the dedication, focus and accountability to produce results. A Performance Based Search, is a more favorable, cost effective and compelling alternative to traditional contingency placement fees of 20 – 25% or retained search, which requires a cost prohibitive payment schedule of 1/3 retainer fee to start the search, 1/3 paid 30 days and the final 1/3 paid thirty days later or upon candidate placement. In comparison, through a Performance Based Search, we attract, engage and recruit A-Level talent at a fraction of the cost and save you thousands, compared to traditional search fees.

Why Performance Based Search?

When you need to hire critical talent, instead of settling for a contingent search firm there are a few crucial factors to consider when selecting a recruitment search firm:

  • What is their accountability to produce results?
  •  How committed and dedicated are they to find the right candidate for your unique culture? 
  •  What level of service do they provide?
  • How much is the cost for services and do they provide value?

After you’ve given this some careful consideration, a Performance Based Search is your best choice to fill your open position because it's a cost effective, performance driven recruitment search model with a higher level of service and a mutual partnership commitment to fill your open position. These are all critical factors in a successful candidate search that also increases the recruitment search firm’s accountability and dedication to present top candidates and solve your hiring initiatives. Also, in a Performance Based Search, you’re partnering with a consultative recruitment professional with niche industry expertise and the proficiency to find the right talent for your company with the required experience, skills and culture values, so you and your stakeholders don’t waste valuable time reviewing unqualified candidates.

In contrast, a contingency search firm typically is not fully dedicated to your candidate search and they're not accountable to produce results because there isn't a mutual partnership commitment to fill your open position and investment between your company and the recruitment search firm. As a result, most contingent recruiters will shop resumes that haven’t been thoroughly screened to their clients and they'll usually submit the same candidate to as many companies as possible hoping something sticks. This is a conflict of interest for your hiring objectives and delays your goal to hire the best candidate as soon as possible.

The bottom line: When you need to hire critical talent, there’s a lot at stake; your company’s direction, your reputation and profitability. This means the job of filling your open position should be done right. Recruiting top talent for an open position shouldn’t be taken lightly and you can’t expect a positive outcome with the results you require unless you commit to a Performance Based Search recruitment model that creates a mutual partnership with dedicated service and accountability to fill your open position.

  • Are you a start-up, with no dedicated resources to recruit top talent?
  • Are you in a growth spurt and need of a steady flow of on target candidates?
  • Are you tired of paying excessive recruiting fees?
  • Are you having a difficult time recruiting key talent?
  • Would you like to partner with a dedicated search professional that provides superior results and exceptional service at reasonable rate?

Big Picture Consulting has you covered and will find culturally aligned talent for your critical open positions.

Stop paying high recruiting fees. Contact us today to learn more about Performance-based recruitment search.



Recruitment Research


Recruitment Research

What is recruitment research?

Recruitment research is a vital component of an integrated recruiting strategy to build a talent pipeline for current open positions, conducted through leveraging intelligence gathering techniques to proactively identify candidates that currently work in similar positions, either for your competitors or within your industry that have the prerequisite career experience and skills required to fill an open position. Recruitment research is performed either as a name generation or candidate development project. 

Name Generation: During a name generation project, in-depth online research is performed to deliver a customized passive candidate list (research report) containing; each candidate’s name, current employer, job title and contact information of potential candidates that currently work in similar positions, either for your competitors or within your industry. Name generation is an invaluable resource to uncover purple squirrels, that you can use now for your current open positions and again as a short list to kick start a future candidate search.

Candidate Development: In addition to building a list of potential candidates, the recruitment research process is taken one step further…

  • Each candidate is called to discuss your open position and are pre-qualified to determine their interest in your career opportunity.
  • To conclude the candidate development project, you will receive an enhanced research report containing; each candidate’s name, current employer, job title, contact information and their pre-screen responses.


  • To kick off your recruitment research project, a due diligence session is conducted with your stakeholders to identify the skills and subtle attributes you're seeking, determine pre-qualification criteria and ensure we fully understand your open requirement.
  • The due diligence assessment also helps to make certain there's a clear understanding of how the candidate you want to hire will contribute to your company, the business problems they’ll solve, their career growth path as well as their professional competencies, personal characteristics and leadership qualities you require.
  • At this point, online research is conducted to build a customized talent pipeline of passive candidates who are currently working in similar positions within your industry that match your open requirement.

Benefits of recruitment research:

  • Cost effective resource with no long-term commitments
  • Customized approach to identify and target hard to find passive candidates
  • Research report: This is a value-added resource you will utilize now for your current open position and again as a talent pipeline to jump-start a candidate search for a similar position in the future.
  • Time management: We do the time consuming, heavy lifting of conducting candidate research and you’re freed up to do what you do best and focus on moving qualified candidates through your hiring process.

Do you urgently need to build a passive talent pipeline? Contact us today to learn more about recruitment research.