Executive Search Process

Thorough & Transparent

Our process is thorough and candidates often tell us they are impressed by the way we conduct our searches. At the beginning of every project, we discuss our methodology with our clients to clarify expectations.

Committed & Passionate

At DSML, every team member takes pride in getting to know our clients in order to talk with prospective candidates in a very detailed manner. We are passionate advocates of our clients’ businesses and projects.


We pride ourselves in keeping the communication open with both clients and candidates. We tell candidates about what to expect in terms of next steps and we keep them informed of our clients’ decisions.

Some of our key features…

Our search approach is customized to fit each client’s specific needs.

A team is assigned to each project consisiting of a director, executive recruiter and additional staff to provide comprehensive results.

24/7 client access to our portal showing real-time progress.

We provide clear and honest communication about timing and unique challenges.

All candidates are interviewed at least twice before they are introduced.

Our team conducts thorough references and background checks on all candidates.

Recruiting is not one size fits all

DSML Executive Search believes in offering customized pricing models to fit each client's unique needs.

We have developed several options:

Executive Search for one selected and well-defined role

Several positions to be filled with room for flexibility

A menu of active sourcing solutions to support your HR team

What people are saying

  • 5 star review  It has been great to work with DSML for the search of our US Managing Director. Myriam has a great team working with her : efficient, reactive and smart. We enjoyed our weekly points and in a very reasonable time managed to hire the perfect fit.

    thumb Jean Michel PETITJEAN
    March 2, 2021

    5 star review  A very dedicated and caring team who listens to recruiter's requests and ensures solid follow-up all thoughout the recrutement process. It was a pleasure to work with you all !

    thumb Cécile Deixonne
    February 16, 2021

    5 star review  The team at DSML was exceptional to work with. They were very knowledgeable of the needs of their client and were highly professional in their screening process. Also their communication regarding the steps in the process was transparent and thoughtful. Each person was a pleasure to speak with and was very diligent with follow through. I strongly recommend DSML.

    thumb Robert Kavanaugh
    August 31, 2020
  • 5 star review  I loved working with Amandine and the team at DSML. They were excellent in terms of information, timing and follow up. My experience was one where I felt very comfortable and supported in every step of the process. This was a superior experience . I would not hesitate to recommend DSML Executive Search.

    thumb Nick Obrien
    August 8, 2020

    5 star review  I had a very experience working with DSML Executive Search. Especially thankful for the hard work and dedication of Amandine Minaud. It was and will continue to be my pleasure to work with DSML Executive Search. When the opportunity arises to search for new talent my first call will be to Amandine.

    thumb Fernando Orozco
    July 2, 2020

    5 star review  Just as good as the power players. Highly professional, personable, sharp, and thorough. They are just good at what they do.

    thumb Sean Killian
    May 5, 2020