There are basically four pillars that are key factors for the success of a Company: brands, products, business model and personnel.
While the Business world is changing at increasing speed, revising structures and modus operandi Headhunting Companies are still using models of the past century that do not meet the real needs of their existing and potential Clients.
Most HR Consulting Companies are not really international but multinational. Each country often has a different owner and is, in the best case, a separate profit center that shares with the other Partners a name on the door while in reality is their competitor. Clients are forced to see and brief several Consultants in the different countries. Specialization has also led to having to use several Consulting companies for similar purposes to satisfy HR needs.