A retained search consultancy doesn’t promise to find a suitable candidate for senior level position, it . It undertakes to find the “best” candidate.
In 2005, long before Norway had begun to implement quotas for women in the boardroom, Elena Terol stepped out of a distinguished corporate career in talent acquisition to start her own executive search firm in Spain. She knew what she wanted. Elena hired women partners for her company, ExcellentSearch, the Cornerstone member company in Madrid. […]
With International Women’s Day approaching March 8, the latest Economist has a timely look at the progress made by women joining corporate boards in the last decade. It was 10 years ago that Norway decreed that 40% of the directors of listed companies must be women. At the time, the percentage in major countries was […]
Does it matter if the new CEO is a man or a woman? Not to the people who put her there. And in most high-level searches that would include the recruiting firm. Executive search companies, particularly those known as retained search firms, earn their fees by finding the best candidate available. Not the best man, […]