2. What makes your service stand out in the higher education recruitment and retention field?
A. A track record of completing searches at a range of private and public institutions.
B. Two-Year Candidate replacement guarantee – WBB+McCormack’s Two-Year Candidate replacement guarantee would apply to all professionals brought on board -- the longest guarantee in the search industry and our assurance of long-term performance and retention. Should anyone hired by a HERC member institution be terminated for cause within two years from the date of hire, WBB + McCormack guarantee to replace the incumbent with a candidate of equivalent background and experience, should a HERC member wish, at no additional placement fee.
C. The Head of WBB+McCormack’s Higher Education Practice has over 20+ years experience in higher education including 11 years as a University Trustee.
3. What is the tool or resource you provide to clients that wins you the most accolades?
WBB + McCormack’s client management and project management methodologies and practices yield the most accolades.
4. What is a trend you see in your field that affects higher education recruitment?
Creating an entrepreneurial model within the competitive higher education landscape to enhance quality student enrollment and increase student success.
5. Does your company have any new initiatives or products that would be of interest to HERC members?
Beyond traditional retained search, WBB+McCormack offers to its clients strategic pipelining, at times referred to as Project Access, a proprietary human capital management tool, which establishes relationships with diverse Centers-of-Influence; achieves diverse hires (women, people of color, LGBT and military service members (active and veterans), while simultaneously developing an inclusive pipeline of people assets for leadership succession and longer-term hiring needs. Further, Project Access will enable HERC members to brand themselves as a “talent magnet” for an emerging diverse demographic.
6. Why is partnering with HERC important to your company?
A HERC partnership with WBB+McCormack is important as it demonstrates a commitment to diversify the workforce within higher education to reflect the evolving representation of diverse students.