Can you grow executive talent? Cultivating cabbages or CXOs seems to follow quite similar best-processes.
There are two paths to the pot of gold at the end of the gender diversity rainbow.
You can persuade, or you can impose a quota
Sitting on a corporate Board of Directors was once a social imperative. As an attainable goal, it depended on the spoon in your mouth when you were born
Retained Executive Search can be like an iceberg in some ways. What you see on the surface is only a percentage of the benefits that can be lying beneath the surface. A topical example is Talent Optimization. Earlier this year, a Predictive Index survey revealed that 52% of CEOs did not achieve their strategic goals […]
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 […]