Deep dive

Hidden errors at C-Level selection

Finding talented people is relatively easy. Seducing a number of them to join your company may prove more difficult. Choosing the very best among two ‘final candidates’ may sometimes seem impossible. Especially so at C-Level recruitment. The stakes are high. All candidates are exceptionally talented, or they wouldn’t even be considered. And the most important selection criteria are hardly tangible....

How to select a new employer. Six criteria

When we ask our candidates for their ambitions and career wishes, they usually show little hesitation in choosing their answers. They know what they are looking for. Typically, they communicate their wishes in terms of the functional steps they want to make,  the type of business they excel in and also in what culture they thrive best. “And make no...

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Lionel Messi called, but we have no vacancy

Not many events are more disruptive to a company’s strategic progress than an  unexpected empty seat at the boardroom table. Projects come to a grinding standstill, decisions are postponed, people hold their breaths until ‘the new kid’ arrives. And that may take  while, because the search for a successor is a time consuming project. And one can only hope that...