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"Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains."

- Steve Jobs

What We Do

For Recruiters: Prospect City builds and supports executive search firms by applying low-cost, no-maintenance solutions in technology, research, finance and administration so executive recruiters can focus on business development and search execution.

For Corporations: We help corporate clients create innovative talent acquisition strategies and introduce them to the best solutions. (Download)

Starting your own search business? Look here.

Unbundled Infrastructure Solutions Include:

Our recruiter clients are more profitable

  • Increase revenue with more time for business development.
  • Increase revenue with the ability to manage a larger portfolio.
  • Lower operating costs through an improved business process.
  • Buy a database just once, and see it grow and evolve with you.
  • Outsource your support to us in order to lower costs and eliminate the need to micromanage support.
  • Lower operating costs by reducing recruiter operations management requirement.
  • Increased profitability by converting to a fixed-cost operating platform, and maintained while your business grows.

How much time should a recruiter spend on micro-managing business operations?

Monthly fee generation Time-Value Misapplied Cost
$40,000 $440 / hour $126,750
$60,000 $570 / hour $177,800
$75,000 $690 / hour $215,250
$100,000 $850 / hour $266,200


Our team of experienced professionals perform business operations tasks more efficiently
than you – at a fraction of your time-value.

Increased Revenue

Now you can replace 6 hours/wk. of operations management time with execution or business development.

Higher “Keep”

Our clients have improved net profits to as much as 85% of gross revenue.


Prospect City integrates Velvet with

The Velvet database now connects, views, and imports data from the leading executive recruitment resource with the click of a button.

The Fordyce Letter features Robert Stein...again. Leading recruitment publication features Robert Stein in an article about opportunities to re-emerge from the economic crisis in better shape than your competitors.


Prospect City unleashes a succession planning database
that results in an org-chart dashboard, highlighting high risk areas of succession and monitoris recruiter performance.


The Fordyce Letter features Robert Stein (click here)

Leading industry publication features Robert Stein's article on an "evolutionary" concept in Executive Search. To see more, click here.

Outsourcing in Executive Search

Now is the time to consider outsourcing some components of your business and align cost with revenue.

Research Exchange Hub Hits Milestone

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