Cultural fit is integral to evaluating executive candidates. A capability driven recruitment strategy may help an organisation achieve its goals, but a strategy that incorporates culture brings the spirit, cohesion and inspiration that underpins success.
Our highly successful client was struggling to continue its expansion and had stagnated at $800 million in annual revenue. The company was having difficulty attracting new customers despite having a superior business approach and commitment that outperformed large, publicly-traded competitors and which was far more sophisticated and more consistently delivering elegant solutions than its privately-held competitors.
The challenge was to sort and answer the question of whether a new leader of marketing and communications could develop and then execute the kind of market-focused strategy that could help pull the company forward. The following case study explains how we tackled that challenge.
In today's turbulent times we believe strongly that to lead is to employ the head, empower the hand, engage the heart and enrich the spirit. If one of the elements of the leadership dance is either missing or short-changed, mediocrity or more of the same is the best that can be hoped for. Learn more about the Orxestra® experience and creating tomorrow's leadership today.
How could a single executive hire create a new vision and transform a business unit in decline - effectively reversing a strategic corporate decision? With our TRANSEARCH Orxestra™ scorecard in hand to guide our path forward, we defined the business scope, outlined potential business strategies and developed the candidate criteria for our search campaign.
Howard Pezim shares questions to ask executive search consultants to help you decide which consultant and firm to work with. The questions invite a response that will inform you of their experience and challenges faced in the past and the solutions they've implemented to excel in executive search.
Exponential technological shifts are changing the job landscape forever. Continued disruption and uncertainty demand new thinking about organisation design. John Burdett highlights the leadership challenges and questions to consider to attract and retain top talent in an age of digital transformation.
The current global business environment generated by digital transformation is reshaping the roles that make up the executive ranks. Karen Greenbaum shares key ways traditional executive roles are changing to have greater impact in the new business climate.
"Skills based boards have been common in the commercial sector for many years. More recently we are seeing For Purpose Organisations move towards this format, but there is some debate as to whether it comes at the cost of losing the organisations soul. So what is the right balance to ensure the mission of an organisation does not get lost?" Article by Sandra Brown, Director at TRANSEARCH International Australia.
Peter Greaves, Partner at TRANSEARCH in the United Arab Emirates, provides further valuable insights of his travels to Saudi Arabia. This time Peter provides a very interesting set of observations from Dammam.
For any organisation, making people feel cared for, respected and valued throughout the entire candidate experience will give them the edge in hiring the very best talent.