I spend the majority of my day either helping clients to find top executive talent, or helping exceptionally talented individuals to make the most appropriate next move in their careers. The world of work is changing rapidly, and talent acquisition practices that used to work for organisations no longer deliver the same results. The dynamics
In my twenty years in the recruitment industry there have been certain practices that have evolved but many that have remained unchanged. One thing is for certain is that the Right Person for the available position is a requirement that is absolutely non-negotiable. How this Right Person is sourced, attracted and contracted to accepting a
With RPO trending, organisations are grappling with the need to find the RIGHT candidate at the RIGHT time, across all levels, in the most cost effective manner. As time progresses, it takes along with it the opportunity to evolve, grow and challenge the status quo. Business has been / is most probably the most committed
Almost twenty one years into our democracy, we are still struggling to generate employment for the majority of our matric and university graduates. However, the irony is that the demand for top executive PDI talent is increasingly greater than the supply. According to the sage principles of Economics 101; when Demand is far greater than
In the world of talent management no scenario has greater potential for a negative outcome than when you have more than one strong potential successor in the CEO pipeline. This seems paradoxical as the aim of any strong leadership pipeline process is to build depth and create options. This is typically because success in any
Rethinking your Executive Recruitment Strategy: When you don’t have a successor; Slow down to speed up.
The day a senior member of an executive team resigns is always a shock to the system, even when there were a few in the know. It is at this time that the team and organisation tends to react swiftly to close the gap. Speed to close is often the primary indicator of success. The