There’s a valid argument that says the worst time to recruit leaders is when you need one. Or don’t wait to fix a leaky roof until it’s raining
Companies are obsessed with recruiting the best candidates. Not just qualified candidates, the best candidates. More than technology, more than assets, the key to delivering the mission is the best team.
On the surface, if you need to recruit an executive in a hurry, you’ve done something wrong.
A video may not describe a service, but can build trust in business people who provide it
Some data regarding executive recruiting failures doesn’t add up.
Executive search is an excruciatingly diligent process.
It is no coincidence that CSR has become a major factor in recruitment as we transit younger, more educated and more self-aware generations of workers.
Where business is heading in many instances is to move the decision-making closer to the customer.
And this is not only a physical adjustment.
Our latest study – Where is Your Business Heading? – identifies three current impacts on global trends. The first is the new, ever-faster pace of business .
VANCOUVER, B.C. May 21, 2019 – Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search and coaching firm, wound up its 30th annual conference here on the weekend, ready to face the next three decades of rapid change. “New challenges are facing business leaders every day,” says Simon Wan, Chairman and CEO of Cornerstone International Group […]
In the first part we looked into a scary statistic from the HBR that suggests as many as 60% of newly hired executives fail in the first 18 months
Stockholm, SW. April 23, 2019 – International executive recruiter Cornerstone International Group continues to expand its footprint in Europe with the addition of a member office in the Ukraine. Kyiv-based Business Active is the third executive search firm to join the EMEA region of the global network in the last six months. With new members […]
the earlier an executive coach is inserted into the equation, the greater the value to both the executive and the company that hired him or her.
The struggle for gender equity in business – especially in leadership ranks – makes progress in little steps.
A couple of posts back under the title “Get it Right the First time”, we looked at the advantages offered by a Retained Executive Search firm.
There is a statistic that sees a lot of use in the executive search business: “40% of executives hired outside fail in the first 18 months.” The number varies. I’ve seen it as high as 64%. Whatever it ends up at, the message is that installing a new leader – we’re talking C-level here – […]
Recruiting is not a game of chance Recruiting strategies vary by target. For lower level positions, there is usually a larger pool of talent that is easier to find, often because they are actively looking for you. This the old territory of job boards and contingent recruiters, now upgraded by such technology such as video […]
What happens to recruiting when there is no-one to recruit? In another 12 years, says a global survey, the world will be missing more than 85 million skilled workers. That’s more than the current population of Germany. The survey is the most recent of Korn Ferry’s “Future of Work” series. It’s one of many recently […]
The world has become less friendly to recruiters in recent months. Surveys have singled out many and growing challenges facing those who search to find top talent in virtually any field. Allegis Group, a $2B giant in the field, put it in memorable terms a few days ago in the new 2018 Global Workforce Trends […]
Feeling like you are one of many, no way to see a path to a more strategic role from where you find yourself. You know you are not completely fulfilled in your career. You pick a direction, any direction to find an alternative to the track you are on. This leads you to begin interviewing, […]
By Deb Elbaum, PCC, CNTC Editor’s Note: Deb introduces a new weekly series of posts on executive coaching contributed by our Leadership Development team.. She is one of 30 highly qualified and specialized executive coaches who have joined us recently, as we continue to expand our executive coaching services.” When coaching executives and leaders, […]