“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader,
success is all about growing others”
Jack Welch

Your Next Leadership Opportunity

Welcome to King Executive and your robust 4-stage leadership assessment programme. It’s designed to define your requirements, create a tailored executive search, and complete a full executive assessment and profile.

Every professional deserves the advice of a trusted partner throughout their career. At King Executive, we provide a premium level of service across the board, from mid to senior level professionals.

We take the time to get to know you and discover your strengths.

This allows us to find the right opportunity, for you.

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The King Executive Method

Defining your requirements

Working in partnership – Building a relationship of trust and defining your career goals and aspirations

Active or Passive – Whether your career move is now or in the future, we listen

Advice – Acting as your sounding board, expanding your network and offering advice

Behavioural interview

Behavioural assessment – Latest tools and personality testing to ensure we find the right opportunity for you

Business culture fit – Understanding insights and synergy to certain business cultures and senior management teams

Coaching & Feedback – Offering you the opportunity for 360 degree evaluation

Executive assessment

Profiling – Compiling an accurate profiling brief that showcases your key attributes and mindset

Expertise – Full analysis of your background, experience and achievements

Skills – Assessing your unique strengths, weaknesses and how you can add value

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Tailored search

Your candidacy – Representing you effectively and confidentially

Clients – With an extensive South West client base, we make relevant introductions to companies that will take your career to the next level

Proactive – Last year, 30% of our hires were from proactive introductions

Why choose the South West?

We work with professionals in the Southwest and the active relocation market.

  • Thriving business community with Director and C-Suite salaries rising competitively every year
  • It’s a dynamic landscape, from ambitious startups to SME’s through to PE & VC backed businesses and PLC’s
  • Work-Life Balance is high on the agenda. With lower house prices, less commuting, great schools and wide open spaces – it’s a well sought after region
  • 50% of professionals we place every year are from the relocation market
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King Executive Women

King Executive Women is a brand new women-only group, focusing on talented women in the workplace and encouraging businesses to understand that women are born leaders. Our approach is to champion change and to help position the very best women in high level roles.

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Knowledge and Insights

Enhance your knowledge

How to transition to MD or CEO level

Aspiring to become a Managing Director (MD) or Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a significant career goal for many professionals. These top leadership roles come with increased responsibilities, decision-making authority, and strategic oversight. Transitioning to an MD or CEO position though requires careful planning, preparation, and consideration of various routes to ascend to these coveted positions. In this article, King…

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10 killer questions to ask the employer

It's a 2-way street - 10 killer questions to ask at senior level interview Welcome to King Executive's content series. Headed up by our Executive team: Helen Plumridge and Paula Thompson. We explore the challenges faced by Business Leaders and Executive Job Hunters. As a senior-level executive, interviewing for a top leadership position is a significant step in your career advancement.…

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Maximising motivation and creating success

King Executive Founder and CEO Helen Plumridge shared her expertise on maximising motivation and creating success, with Recruitment Entrepreneur's Marketing Director Tom Burkinshaw. In Episode 4 of the Podcast released by Recruitment Entrepreneur, you can hear Helen discuss her interesting journey into the world of recruitment. She talks about her background in the management and executive market, her experience of…

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Thought-provoking interview questions

Welcome to King Executive's content series. Headed up by our Executive team: Helen Plumridge and Paula Thompson.We explore the challenges faced by Business Leaders and Executive Job Hunters. Better Questions to ask when conducting senior and executive interviews. Interviewing potential leaders and directors for your business rigorously is a critical process. Getting it wrong can lead to costly mistakes, and…

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When are you at the prime of your career?

When are you at the prime of your career? It’s a question that professionals across all industries have pondered throughout the years, and it’s a difficult one to answer. After all, it depends on a variety of factors, including your experience, passions, and goals. Some people believe that the prime of your career is when you’re in your late twenties…

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