Potential new clients usually ask us three questions in our first conversation: Have we handled their type of search before? What is our fee structure? How long will the hiring process take? Very few people know how to probe more deeply. To learn more about an executive search firm, it’s best to ask deeper questions to ensure you select the right partner for your unique needs. This ten-question diagnostic tool will help you ask the right questions, organize your thinking, and ensure you don’t overlook anything significant. The higher the score, the better your experience with that firm will likely be.