Our Process

Intelligent Candidate Sourcing

Our firm operates with a level of structure and systematic processes that has been proven through our success.  With our goal setting structure always in mind, our purpose is to maximize the candidate/client match rate with our Process Management Funnel. Everything we do have a process and reason with your goal in mind which gives everyone a clear picture on quality we deliver.

3D CRO Process Management Funnel 

The Step Approach

3D’s Top 100 CANDIDATES:  “A” level and elite performers in the market with a direct line of communication.


MOST RECENT ACTIVE CANDIDATE: Candidate recently in process but highly qualified for the right opportunity.


HIGH PERFORMANCE DIRECT COMPETITORS: Pre-evaluated and high performing candidates that are in direct competition.


DIRECT COMPETITORS: Targeting direct competitors but performance has not been evaluated.


HIGH PERFORMANCE-NON COMPETITORS: High performing candidates that are not considered direct competition but may still match the profile.


HIGH POTENTIAL –COMPETITORS: Candidates from direct competitors but less established in their career but have evidence to prove their high potential.


HIGH POTENTIAL- NON COMPETITORS: Candidates not from direct competitors but have established evidence to prove their high potential.



REFERRALS & NETWORKING: Diamonds in the rough that are provided to us through our trusted industry network.


LINKEDIN RESEARCH: Conducted in parallel throughout our search process.


Qualify, Identify & Evaluation

  • Qualify the Position: We ensure to our clients upfront that the opportunity fits within our expertise.
  • Identify the Position: Complete 60 point Discovery Process with Client.
  • Evaluate, Rank & Benchmark the Position: Based on what we understand and how we rate the position to the market, we will discuss with our clients on how competitive the opportunity is and the level of talent that will likely be attached to the position.


Preparation, Develop & Design 

  • Preparation: Collaborate with internal staff to design an approach to the candidate market place.
  • Develop: Develop a compelling but honest message about the key highlights and challenges to the opportunity and target a specific list of candidates that match the positions profile.
  • Design Final Strategy: Execute the Process Management Funnel for candidate development.


Candidate Selection, Management & Delivery

  • Candidate Selection: Contact, present, qualify and interview candidates for position by using our internal Candidates Matching methods which consist of 5 major criteria’s. Candidates must score at least an 80% on our Candidate Matching methods to qualify for consideration.
  • Candidate Management: Candidates that are engaged and considered by clients for selection are reevaluated by our structured Candidate Management methods. Candidate Management is an internal process that allows us to rate and rank a candidates career ambitions, interest level and timing on accepting your opportunity.
  • Candidate Delivery: Candidates that have been selected for consideration are presented with a pre-close summary. Our Pre-Close Summery process ensure that all communication throughout the process has been updated to the date of candidate selection. This is one of the most essential steps in our process as it provides the confidence our clients are looking for when making critical hiring decisions.