Our fees are the most competitive within the marketplace. They reflect the level of responsibility, anticipated degree of complexity and amount of consultant input and resources required. Each assignment is agreed in writing beforehand, including our timetable commitment to the short listing stage.
Our letter of confirmation details all fees so that the client knows exactly how much to budget for the completion of the assignment in advance, it being a fixed price contract.
Our philosophy on fees reflects our commitment to objectivity and to working with clients' best interests in mind.
Top Management Compensation in China
Brachin has conducted several salary surveys in China - Executive Compensation in China. Our China Salary Survey tells us that Chinese executive compensation is linked to sales growth. The higher the salary a company pays a Chinese executive translates to higher sales for the company. We have seen a correlation between cash compensation for the highest paid executives in China to shareholder value. Chinese executives are not penalized for declining profits and are not rewarded for increasing profits. However, we are seeing a new trend of pay for performance for top management in China.
Venture Capital in China
Brachin is a Chinese Executive Search firm and Chinese Headhunter. We have found that Venture Capital firms in China have been a positive influence on CEO compensation in China and pay for performance in China. Chinese Venture Capital backed companies are using stock options as an incentive for performance. Chinese Venture Capital backed firms have stronger performance and higher CEO compensation than non-VC-backed firms.
Executive Compensation in Brazil
Brachin has conducted several salary surveys in Brazil - Top Management Compensation in Brazil. Brachin is a Brazilian Executive Search firm. Brachin a Brazilian Headhunter finds that some executives in Brazil and Company Directors in Brazil earned more than in Singapore, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and New York. Salaries and bonuses in Brazil are getting to be high. Brazil has a booming demand for executive talent.
Executives with technical backgrounds are in limited supply in Brazil. The Brazilian oil industry and infrastructure companies in Brazil are hiring talent. Executive pay in Brazil is growing by double digits. Senior managers in China and India are seeing the same growth. Brazil has increased its demand for managers with international experience. Sao Paulo Brazil is becoming the most popular centre for Headquarters in Latin America.
Frequently Asked Questions
1) Is reference checking included? What measures are taken to ensure accurate and valid reference checking?
Yes, it is included. In some cases, we ask for both positive and negatives references. We have panels of Consultants that interview the candidates. We also have information from the client as to the real picture and ask questions describing cases similar to the real picture without disclosing the details.
2) Would a Brachin consultant carry out initial interviews with shortlisted candidates before they are recommended to the client for a second interview?
Yes, we do all screening and short listing.
3) If we hire an applicant but they leave the company during the probationary period, will your company offer to recruit a replacement free of charge?
4) Is Visa assistance and providing the relevant documentation (i.e. Police Clearance report, medical fees) included in your fee?
No. The client is responsible for all visa payments and processing. In fact, we require for the client to share with us the Visa process upfront before we take an assignment.
5) Does your fee include facilitating the completion of the recruitment process including formulating the job offer?
Yes, we assist clients with negotiation and provide clients analytics such as salary surveys.
6) Can you please specify how the search is managed by your company ?
Brachin's approach to Executive Search uses Project Management tools and Methodologies. The clients receive status reports called Traffic Light Reports. The status reports show accomplished, planned activities and any issues/mitigation steps. The recruiting process is iterative to ensure the effectiveness of the recruiting process. The Brachin team keeps the client informed throughout all the stages of the process. The client is involved from beginning to end. Quality is safeguarded by several toll gates where the requirements, candidates, profiles, salaries are reviewed by several team members, client and other professionals.
7) What are the costs and recruitment fees?
Our fee is negotiated with each client. We offer bespoke fee arrangements. We are flexible and competitive. Most of the time, we agree to the fee amount proposed by the clients. The fee can be either a flat fee or a percent of the candidates first year salary.
Paying Brachin with Stock Grants - Stock Equity based compensation for Recruitment services
Some of the clients of Brachin Headhunters pay us with their company stock rather than cash. A client can pay for our services via Stock Grants. The advantage to our clients is to help them preserve their company's cash. The non-cash compensation plan is popular among our startup, technology and other high growth clients. Giving us equity as compensation binds us to the success of our clients.