For Clients

What positions can you assist us with?
Our constantly updated database of over 32,000 candidates rivals LinkedIn representing the “crème de la crème” of hospitality management worldwide. We know (often personally) and have access to the best Financial Controller in Florida, the finest Executive Chef in Geneva, the expert Director of Food and Beverage in Bangkok, the best “boutique” General Manager in Montana, the most well connected Director of Sales and Marketing in New York, the top Vice President of Human Resources in the United States, the most effective Chief Technology Officer and the most inspired Chief Operating Officer in North America…. and then some.

Can you ensure that our interest will be kept confidential?
We must guarantee complete confidentiality to attract the best talent. The same principle holds true for your company. It is very possible the executive you wish to replace is someone we know. You can however rest assured that your secret is safe with us. Our candidates’ resumes are never presented without their express permission. When checking references, we never contact current employers. In order to respect the confidentiality of our clients, The Boutique Search Firm never posts a list of its search assignments.

What fees and guarantee do you offer?
A retained search firm, we charge a fee amounting to 30% of the candidate’s first year gross salary. One third of the estimated fee is due at the beginning of the search. Another third is billed after 30 days. The balance is due upon the candidate’s commencement date. WE GUARANTEE ALL OUR PLACEMENTS FOR ONE FULL YEAR. Should a candidate placed by The Boutique Search Firm resign or be terminated for cause within twelve months of employment, The Boutique Search Firm will conduct a replacement search at no charge to the client. This guarantee will be protected if final payment is received within 15 days of the first day of employment of the candidate.


For Candidates

What type of companies do you work with?
The Boutique Search Firm has been serving the recruiting needs of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide. Satisfied clients include the likes of InterContinental Hotels, Amanresorts, Hilton Hotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Auberge Resorts, Belmond, Loews Hotels, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Sofitel, Hôtel Ritz Paris, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, the Peninsula Group, Pearl Resorts, Chateau de Bagnols, Montage Hotels and Resorts, Trump International, Culinary Institute of America, Dean and Deluca… and many more. The Boutique Search Firm is a client-paid search firm, as such we do not create opportunities but merely follow the criteria specified by our client.

How will my interest be kept confidential?
Our candidates’ resumes are never presented without their express permission. When checking references, we never contact current employers.

Can I see a list of your current search assignments?
We do not publicize our search assignments, and disapprove of those who do. Doing so would violate our oath of confidentiality to our clients and invite unqualified applications.


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