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The competitive benefit you gain in partnership with KEY MAN Search is two-fold: 


  • Our thirty-plus (30+) years of working in the exact roles for which you’re hiring - including technology start-ups.  We achieved success in these exits: Breakthrough Software, Tivoli, Cybermation, PlateSpin and AppWorx. The uniqueness of our early-stage start-up expertise enables us to undertand the talent to be sourced and articulate our clients’ value proposition(s), deeply discuss specific technologies and identify the best, most qualifed candidates at the exact state of the scale-out phase.


  • In partnership with our clients, KEY MAN Search develops and refines target candidate profiles and develops a ranking based selection criteria model– for every open position – by leveraging our proprietary STEP methodology.  The STEP process guides, selects and nurtures candidates through the recruitment cycle, resulting in a clearly-communicated, consistent delivery of exceptional new hires to clients. 

Scale Out Services


  Contingency Recruiting / Sourcing / Representation Service


  • Traditional Technology Vendor relationship

  • Agree/commit to a specific number of candidate positions by role, location, and compensation

  • Contingency Fee Agreement executed

  • Role profile and hiring criteria provided by the client

  • Provide candidate reference checking – client provided criteria

  • The client performs all background, drug screening, credit report checks..

  • Example roles: VP's, Directors, AE's, SE's, CSM's, and Alliances / BD/ Channel



 Scale-Out Projects & Contract Recruiting 

  • Capped Fee Structure – agreed upon upfront, a six (6) role commitment, six (6) month duration contract.

  • Agree/commit to a specific number of candidate placements by role(s), locations

  • Role profile created by client and KEY MAN Search: STEP Methodology, defined per role

  • Define workflows, ATS, and internal systems

  • Provides candidate reference checking background, drug screening, credit report checks.


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