MODUS OPERANDI - MODIFIED RETAINED SEARCH
Fees are calculated on first year compensation (base salary plus cash incentives). We charge 25% for the first search, 23% for the second search and 20% for the third and all subsequent searches. When compensation is unknown or cannot be estimated a flat fee is agreed upon.
Payment in $US is made 20% at start of search, 30% at start of employment
and 50% sixty days from start of employment. Search expenses are absorbed by
Helffrich International and not charged to the client unless extraordinary (travel,
international communication, costs for advertising, research, testing, background
checks, banking services, etc,). In such cases they are subject to prior approval by
Please note our modified retained programs differ substantially from traditional
First year earnings $120,000, Fee 25% = $30,000.
20% of fee = $6,000 at start of search.
30% of fee = $9,000 at start of employment.
50% of fee = $15,000 sixty days
after start of employment.
1) Helffrich International will structure a monthly, annual or longer period
modified retainer program for clients guaranteeing numerous staffing
2) Contract staffing allows clients to utilize professional talent on a temporary
basis; ideal for emergencies and projects.
3) Helffrich International also provides services on a consulting basis:
interviews, references, psychological and personality profiles, salary, bonus
and benefit surveys and comparisons, verification of credit, education,
employment, citizenship, languages, legal status, etc. These services are
billed at $150/hour.
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