Key Search: Data Security And Confidentiality In Executive Search

Key Search discusses the importance of data security and confidentiality in executive search, particularly in protecting proprietary information and candidate data.

To ensure trust and confidentiality, companies and executive search firms must establish secure systems, processes, and procedures, and sign information non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Candidates should also know the firm’s confidentiality policy before agreeing to provide personal information.

The article provides five questions for companies and candidates to ask recruiters to gain peace of mind that their data is being handled with security as its top priority. The first three are: 

  • What do you do to ensure that my data is kept confidential?
  • How frequently do you review and update your security measures?
  • Who has access to my data?

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