Getting Started

Please contact us, and one of our staff will be ready to assist you. Below are a few steps that can help us expedite your request.

Determine Your Need

Passive Candidate Recruiting & Sourcing

It would be helpful to have a job specification for the position you are trying to fill ready when you call us. Additional information that can save time upfront includes desired target companies and geographic restrictions.

Organizational Chart Mapping & Tactical Competitive Intelligence

Please have a clear idea of your particular need, including potential target companies, which business areas you may have interest in, and the key questions you need to answer. We are also happy to brainstorm potential solutions with you - feel free to contact us to discuss your objectives in more detail.

Below are some examples of the most common Competitive Intelligence requests we receive from clients:
RW Stearns has been doing this type of work for over 30 years, so we have seen a wide variety of requests. Many clients send us their "wish list" of things they would like to know and we can rank them by our confidence in accomplishing them (i.e. high/medium/low, etc.). We don't hesitate to let a client know if we feel something is infeasible or unlikely to be obtained. With many clients we have informal discussions about potential objectives and strategies that could be used to meet them, the likelihood of success, etc.