Could a new Chief Financial Officer help a global corporation re-invent several risky acquisitions and engage their regional teams in a new business strategy? The challenge was to find a CFO capable of partnering to turn-around the failing elements of the new portfolio and create a dynamic new corporate strategy all could buy into.
To find the right candidate our highly specialised consultants leveraged our proprietary TRANSEARCH Orxestra® Method, undertook extensive search effort, conducted a battery of behavioural interviews, and took each candidate on a deep dive regarding corporate culture and their ideas for stringing together multiple teams in a vision with shared values and commonly aligned business priorities.
This resulted in the appointment of a candidate we recruited from a larger, globally respected corporation who had offered a compelling capacity to turn things around in the region and a commitment to unify the cultures binding employees across many different countries.
Read the full case study to discover the impact of the hire and the client's perspective.
"Successful organisations are powered by the diverse opinions, skill sets and life experiences of their employees. To tap into the full potential of human diversity, organisations need to hire diverse talent and create an inclusive working culture underpinned by a fundamental sense of belonging, fairness and equity, enabling people to bring their 'full self' to work."
"CEOs are leaning on their CHROs to ensure their workforces are feeling supported, because they know the future success - and in many cases, the survival - of their businesses depends on it."
Here are three ways to support them in being most effective in fulfilling their new dominant roles.
"At such times of crisis and adversity, employees, clients, and customers are looking to leaders for reassurance, inspiration, and courage to guide them through the storm… So while this is far from the best of times, it is worth asking what this time is actually best for… The challenge for leaders now is to steer colleagues and associates from business panic to brand purpose."
"The guiding principles and the four workforce management imperatives outlined in this document are a preliminary response to the unfolding crisis. They are intended to serve as a tool for Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) and other business leaders."
There is little doubt that we are seeing a dramatic shift in the way we work. The 2020 Global Talent Trends Study examines how leading companies balance cost and care to win in an evolving and unpredictable world.
Organisations are facing a complex mix of talent management challenges in a world marked by talent shortage and digital transformation. The following research and analysis presents a set of key skills development tactics to help close the skills gaps.
Darren Raycroft discusses the preparedness of Canada to meet the needs of the AI revolution.
The global artificial intelligence market is expected to grow from USD $21.46 Billion in 2018 to USD $190.61 Billion by 2025. This new major market challenges our current methods and demands leaders and organizations that are prepared to work in an exponentially smarter, digital world.
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.
The best business minds of our times have understood that people are critical to success. A great HR leader is arguably still the most valuable person in an organisation, but what has changed is the function of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role in today's age of disruption. Darren Raycroft explains some of the more specific challenges facing today's CHRO.