Use linkedin and bank syntax to aggregate analyst emails. Collect CVs. Plug into internal system (aka master excel spreadsheet). Filter by: IB Group, School, GPA, Location preference. Herd analysts into client office when they ask you to. How hard can it be?
Are there any HH on this forum who can illustrate what is so proprietary about their services? I assume the bigger firms lock in contracts with headhunters (not sure why the PE firm would agree to this) and a MF isn't going to let JM28 Search run their recruiting process, but I'm assuming some smaller firms would be open to an email saying "hey I have a list of candidates interested and they look like a great fit" or something to that end
Seems like they're grossly overpaid for how little they actually do. Zero overhead. Clip a check for every "placement". That's in quotes because it doesn't take much skill to throw 30 bulge bracket analysts with high GPAs in a conference room and see what sticks. These places must be printing money and they realistically work like 4 months out of the year. What am I missing? There must be something