Getting to know people.
People insight from Edward Drummond & Co.
When you want to assess the ability, character and reputational capital of senior individuals, Edward Drummond & Co can help. Our extensive expertise in both market research and executive search, across a broad range of sectors, means that we are uniquely positioned to offer a meaningful perspective on senior people in the context of your wider business and market objectives.
How can we help you?
Getting the most out of your employees.
Alongside technical capabilities, the true value of a senior figure often rests in their ability to build and maintain relationships. As well as checking professional ability and career track record, we seek to understand communication style; how an individual interacts with colleagues, clients and other external stakeholders.
Our services will enable you to make better informed hiring decisions, integrate new senior staff more effectively, help key people to improve and plan for succession.
We talk formally to all named referees and informally to other well-placed business contacts, when appropriate. Should you wish, we can also perform database and background checks, and set up psychometric testing.
We identify and interview a range of market commentators to generate market intelligence around prospective target hires.
We assess the relative, strengths, weaknesses and market standing of competitor individuals, teams and firms within a given market.
We identify key people within target organisations, including the competition and map out team structures, pinpointing where the real talent sits within them.