As a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Inc. (AESC), JWA is guided by these ethical principles:
Professionalism: conduct our activities in a manner that reflects favourably on the profession.
Integrity: conduct our business activities with integrity and avoid conduct that is deceptive or misleading.
Competence: perform all search assignments competently, and with an appropriate degree of knowledge, thoroughness and urgency.
Objectivity: exercise objective and impartial judgment in each search consulting assignment, giving due consideration to all relevant facts.
Accuracy: strive to be accurate in all communications with clients and candidates and encourage them to exchange relevant and accurate information.
Conflicts of Interest: avoid, or resolve through disclosure and waiver, conflicts of interest.
Confidentiality: respect confidential information entrusted to us by clients and candidates.
Loyalty: serve our clients loyally and protect client interests when performing assignments.
Equal Opportunity: support equal opportunity in employment, and objectively evaluate all qualified candidates.
Public Interest: conduct our activities with respect for the public interest.