What does Headhunting mean?

Direct recruitment used in the personnel selection process for top positions is also called Headhunting. The direct approach and additional motivation of potential candidates are applied in the recruitment process of company leaders or key specialists. The Headhunting process allows attracting candidates with relevant previous experience or specific knowledge. Throughout the process, confidentiality can be maintained, ensuring a comfortable communication process for the candidates. The brightest talents are often not actively seeking employment, so ARIKO ReServ's personnel selection specialists' knowledge of individual and organizational psychology, market conditions, and dynamics helps companies attract and retain talented and motivated executives.


Competencies in the Headhunting Process:

To find capable industry professionals, one must understand the market and be able to assess each individual's career development and future growth.


Experience and knowledge of the specific industry and position specifics


Psychological evaluation of the candidate according to position expectations


The ability to identify capable candidates in their career growth phase


An honest approach to candidates. Will the offered position be a logical career move?

ARIKO ReServ's personnel selection specialists conduct in-depth interviews to assess and develop a strategy for attracting candidates suitable for the position.

If you would like to learn more about direct recruitment, please write to us

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Client References

"We are delighted with the smooth cooperation with ARIKO ReServ - the right understanding of our needs, the selection/suggestion of suitable candidates, the constant constructive discussion of the recruitment process, and the successful result - we have great new colleagues :)"

Ingrida Armonaitienė
HR project manager

"ARIKO ReServ knows the pharmaceutical industry in Latvia/Baltics very well. It understands the market specifics and needs, and it does not require extensive preliminary study to accomplish complicated recruitment projects. Collaboration with ARIKO ReServ is always very professional, constructive, and easy."

Jānis Dobelis
Country Manager of Accord Healthcare Latvia

"At times we cooperate with ARIKO ReServ in our search for technical and sales specialists as well as heads of structural units. Our headhunting projects are not simple since the spectrum of competencies that we are looking for in our candidates is quite vast. ARIKO ReServ has a good understanding of the market, and it is easy to work with the project manager in the recruitment process benefiting from the structural approach and the professional evaluation of the candidates. We appreciate that ARIKO ReServ observes the agreed time schedule and feels responsible for the candidates it has brought. We have found several highly valuable employees through our cooperation with ARIKO ReServ."

Dzintra Rubule
HR Manager Baltic, HR People & Leadership coordinator Siemens Osakeyhtio

"ARIKO ReServ has been supporting NIVEA Polska (Beiersdorf) in recruitment processes in the Baltic market for several years. We are very satisfied with the high quality of service in each of the recruitment processes to date. ARIKO ReServ Experts have a good understanding of the market and are very familiar with the FMCG and PHARMA industries. Recommended candidates are very well matched to the required competency profiles and company culture. Recruitment projects are conducted efficiently and effectively. Cooperation with ARIKO ReServ is very professional and successful. We have found some very valuable employees, both for expert and managerial positions. I can confidently recommend ARIKO ReServ as a trustworthy, reliable and effective partner offering high quality services."

Emilia Orzechowska-Dudar
HR Business Partner NIVEA Polska Sp. z o.o.