By Lina Sintes, Partner and Managing Director, Cornerstone Bogotá, Columbia Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown These are the first lines of the iconic song Bob Dylan recorded nearly 60 years ago, and the “waters” — political, economic, geographical, and social uncertainty – are still growing higher around […]
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
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.
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 .
Businesses with inclusive, diverse cultures achieve three competitive advantages more easily: Better decision making – Innovation – Broader appeal.
Candidates who demonstrate high learning agility can get comfortable with uncomfortable ways of thinking, and can succeed where others may stumble
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 […]
Over the years we have developed a tried and true process as a global recruiter. The process is not unique. But our experience in the field makes us unique.
To be country manager, it is vital that candidates are the best pharma executives — sharp professionals and masters of commercial excellence.
Recruiting someone involves convincing them the role you have is better for their career than the one they are currently in, or are perhaps considering.
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’s a catch when you hire a new leader. If you spend $300,000 on an exceptional car you expect, and get, a very comprehensive warranty. Invest that or more in a new CEO? No warranty. Just hope you made the right decision. There may not be a absolute guarantee in recruiting top talent but there […]
C Happy 2018! A new year is upon us, but the old one won’t let go. Competent executives and key personnel will be as hard as ever to find. Digging for that exceptional leader will be even harder as the business world increasingly demands more than just “qualified” Most depressing, the devastating statistic that as […]
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are!” – Harry Freedman, author and entrepreneur In my previous column on Agile Talent, we discussed the second of nine steps which make up the three stages of talent selection – Preparation, Selection and Verification). That column showed that you will get […]
Research conducted by the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) identifies Recruiting as the second most critical area of focus for HR leaders. As we enter the latter half of 2017, that field is getting still more challenging. Heads of HR are preparing for critical talent shortages as mid-sized companies face fierce competition from larger organizations. As […]
Close to 40 specialists in executive search and leadership development gathered recently in Madrid for the annual conference of Cornerstone International Group. It’s a good time to be a member partner of a group that is in growth mode in a growing business. Industry growth At a time when the workplace is rapidly […]
Our team recently had the opportunity to read Patrick Lencioni’s new book The Ideal Team Player. The ideal team player that Lencioni and his team arrived at is one who is Humble, Hungry, and Smart. For those not familiar with Lencioni’s work, he also authored another one of my favorites, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Building successful teams […]
Winning a big lottery is luck, but hiring the right people needs to be a lot more predictable