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Senior Executive & Key Hire Screening

Our senior executive and key hiring screening solution is supported by AuthLead™, an exclusive and advanced product for leadership hiring. Going beyond basic screening, it conducts a 360-degree assessment of a candidate, be it CEOs, CXOs or senior managers, for credibility and leadership competence. Gathering industry perception, feedback from references found through primary research, and inputs from web and media repositories, AuthLead™ verifies the identity and profile of a candidate.

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Build a solid executive team that leads by example

A senior hire needs to excel beyond their work profile to cater to other important aspects of business such as stakeholder management, innovation, work ethics, leadership skills etc. AuthLead™, our custom verification solution for executive hiring, provides a competency map that draws inputs from a 360-degree evaluation of an executive’s competence, credibility, and character. This helps you build a leadership team that can inspire a good culture at your organisation.

Support your HR team with deep insights

Using India’s largest public and proprietary databases powered by AI and ML, AuthLead™ scans web and media repositories for media coverage on C-suite executives, including CEOs, CXOs and CFOs. This helps in identifying any past involvement of your key hires in unethical practices, disciplinary misconduct, compromised work ethics and a positive criminal record. Our solution is especially helpful for organisations with lean HR teams, unable to carry out in-depth screening.

Detailed insights with in-depth reporting and feedback

Get highly customisable workflows, competency maps and personalised feedback from professional references to hire only validated and screened executives for your organisation. Get instant and detailed reports along with professional insights on each individual case to onboard leaders much faster, saving onboarding time by up to 70% and improving efficiency in the long run.

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FAQs for the ever curious

  • What is the difference between a traditional background verification and AuthLead™?

    AuthLead™ makes use of more in-depth research techniques, both primary (telephonic or field interviews) and secondary (digital) for a 360-degree exhaustive check as the C-suite employees can have a direct impact on a company’s reputation.

  • What is the turnaround time for the completion of verification?

    Turnaround time depends on the scope of work. The verification is completed by a mutually agreed upon time, at the time of signing the contract.

  • How to prevent your company from management level frauds?

    The management or leadership level frauds can be avoided by conducting a thorough leadership screening on a wide range of parameters of a leader’s identity, profile and behaviour before bringing them on board. The important checks to be conducted can include Education Check, Global Criminal Record Database Check, India Reputational Risk Database Check, Advanced Reference Check and Web and Media Check.

  • What type of risks are involved if you hire a wrong leadership team?

    The risks associated with a wrong leadership hiring have far-reaching consequences. A reputationally hit leader can exploit financial resources of an organisation, pose operational risks as they have a direct influence over crucial operating units. An incompetent or ill-intended leader can also land an organisation on the wrong side of the law by overruling compliance and regulatory guidelines, consciously or subconsciously. The damage to the brand image by an incident involving a leader can be immense and irreparable.

  • What are the checks involved in leadership due diligence?

    Some of the most common checks performed during leadership due diligence are Employment Verification, Education Verification, Comprehensive Criminal Record Database Check, Reference Check (Advanced), Reputational Risk Database Check, Credit History Check, Global Database Check, Web and Media Check and Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening.

  • Is PEP screening a part of Leadership Due Diligence?

    PEP or Politically Exposed Persons screening is an essential part of leadership due diligence as leaders are capable of wielding direct/indirect influence over organisations they are associated with due to their connections to positions of power. Due to informal relationship of PEPs with each other in India, it becomes significant to identify them while hiring and making an informed decision while onboarding.

  • What is the TAT for Leadership Due Diligence?

    Leadership Due Diligence is a thorough assessment of leadership candidates that can take time. However, at AuthBridge, we have reduced the TAT for leadership screening to a great extent. We Home > Products > Onboarding & Verification > AuthLead perform the basic screening in about 10-15 days whereas enhanced screening can be conducted in 14-20 days (depending on the scope of geography, it may exceed).

  • When to conduct Leadership Due Diligence?

    Ideally, Leadership Due Diligence should be conducted before hiring a leader to a critical position in an organisation. However, some organisations also perform leadership due diligence after a leader has been brought onboard.

  • Why should you conduct Management Due Diligence?

    Management or Leadership Due Diligence should be conducted to mitigate potential financial risks from a leader to an organisation. These risks could be financial, legal, operational, compliance or human resources related. When you conduct management due diligence, you can assess leaders against a range of checks that validate identity, profile, and behaviour.

  • What are the types of report you cover in Leadership Due Diligence?

    We offer a Basic report with a TAT of 10-15 days. This report covers Employment, Reference, Identity, Court Record Database checks, etc. Our Enhanced report has a TAT of 14-20 days and covers basic checks along with Address, Education, Credit Default along with competency mapping, career progression checks, etc.

  • Can I get informed about change in company director details?

    Yes, the Enhanced report can be customised as per customer’s requirements to inform changes in the company’s directorship changes.

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