Senior & Executive Search

Since 1960 Reed has supported businesses in finding the senior leaders and executive-level managers they need to help them develop and grow.

Start a conversation with one of our executive search specialists

Send a brief overview of your requirements and we will match you with the right leaders.

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How Reed can help you

Our specialists will work alongside you to source the high-calibre experts you need to run your business.

We will work alongside you to find an individual with the skills and experience to take your business to the next level.

When recruiting for senior management positions, you will work with a dedicated executive search consultant. Your consultant will use our proven executive search and selection process to pinpoint your exact needs and requirements as a business, and tailor the service completely to your requirements.

As part of the executive search offering, to ensure we source the best person for the appointment, we can include psychometric testing, short and long-listing, director-level screening and bespoke executive advertising if required.

Our eight-stage service, from in-depth assignment consultation to offer management and post-placement care, is guaranteed to find you the right executive for your team. We’re so confident in our service that we offer market-leading guarantees.

The Reed difference

  • The world’s largest family-run recruitment company

    • Reed is the world’s largest family-run recruitment company. Having spent over 60 years hiring workers across 20 specialist sectors, we are pioneers in specialist recruitment solutions. Reed’s purpose is improving lives through work. We achieve this every day by living our three core values:

      • We are fair open and honest

      • We take ownership

      • We work together​

    • 18% of Reed is owned by the Reed Foundation, which supports charities around the world, meaning that one day a week, we’re working for charity. By working with us, you’re also helping us to support these great causes.

  • Meeting all your recruitment needs

    • Our unique end-to-end coverage means we can support you with a range of services, beyond that of a typical recruitment agency. Whether you need to hire talent, a range of workforce solutions, consultancy services, professional development support or pre-employment screening – we're here to support all of your needs.

  • Market leading guarantees

    • Our thorough, meticulous approach to recruiting c-suite professionals is unbeatable, so Reed is confident enough to be able to offer competitive guarantees when you find your next high-performer through us.

  • Data and technology driven

    • We use a combination of data and technology to optimise your recruitment solutions. The teams use cutting-edge recruitment technology to deliver the best candidate and client experiences, as well as capture data to provide insights for our optimisation process.

    • Using this data, we constantly measure whether your desired results are being delivered. Our teams will optimise your service and deliver continuous improvements to ensure that your desired outcomes are achieved.

  • Industry leading screening

    • Reed’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of everyone we work with. All our candidates are pre-screened by our dedicated in-house screening team. We perform reference checks, eligibility to work checks, and ongoing compliance checks.

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Hiring fraud: how to safeguard your organisation
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Hiring fraud: how to safeguard your organisation

​To combat the rising tide of hiring fraud, Reed Screening recently joined forces with the Better Hiring Institute and fraud prevention experts Cifas and ST Smith, to launch guidance for employers. This free, comprehensive eBook is now available to download and provides the latest insight into the gravity and scale of threat facing organisations today.

Complete with case studies highlighting common criminal activity, such as resume fraud and employment scams, the guidance offers solutions to counter these tech-based crimes, helping to protect your recruitment teams from falling victim to imposters and impersonators.

We spoke to Keith Rosser, Director of Group Risk & Reed Screening – Reed, about the new guide, Tackling hiring fraud: the response to a growing problem.