Target Identification and Job Specification information
must be completed prior to research.

WEEK 1:

  • Identify and obtain all resources to be used in the search.
  • Identify and generate a target list.
  • Name generation is started and should be completed (minimum 150 names by the end of the 5th working day).
  • Know / set the due date for the SPORTSEARCH Activity Report

WEEK 2:

  • Begin sourcing; may need to refocus strategy slightly based on meetings and conversations; may need more names generated.
  • By the end of WEEK 2, candidates should be surfacing and all names in the Contacts Made section of the SPORTSEARCH Activity Report should have been called, e-mailed and/or sent an informational approach letter.

WEEK 3:

  • 1st day of WEEK 3 (approximately Day 11), researchers should contact Hiring Authority if there are any major problems still existing with identifying appropriate candidates.
  • Continue sourcing and repeat unreturned calls.
  • WEEK 3 should begin to see a majority of candidates sourced.
  • Begin to put resumes of Top Candidates into processing / SPORTSEARCH Activity Report if not already done.

WEEK 4:

  • Continue sourcing and repeat unreturned calls. By end of the week, there should be at least 150 contacts.
  • Review and prepare all sections of the SPORTSEARCH Activity Report.
  • Researchers and consultant discuss the SPORTSEARCH Activity Report.

AFTER DELIVERY OF SPORTSEARCH ACTIVITY REPORT AND STATUS MEETING:

  • Start follow-up activity as requested. Develop additional candidates, schedule phone interviews, etc., as directed.
  • Once finalists are identified, conduct reference checks and verify background and credentials.
  • After search is concluded, follow-up and proceed as directed.

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