Thorough reference checking is a gold plated step on the path to finding out more about a candidate, such as areas for development once on-boarded with your organisation. Kylie Rutherfoord provides 3 ‘Insider Tips’ as a seasoned ‘Referencer’.
An effective organisational culture can be a lasting source of competitive advantage. Steven Pezim, presents a 3-step action plan for evolving CEOs founded on a strong understanding of how culture enables strategy.
“As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”
What do we do when someone comes to the team? How far does it rest on those who arrive? Should you adopt a traditional way of incorporating talent, or consider a more disruptive practice? Carlos Cortés provides questions and tips to aid the integration of new talent into your organisation. (in Spanish)
How can leaders translate the complexity of strategy into guidelines that are simple and flexible enough to execute? Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, it’s better to develop a small set of priorities that everyone gets behind to produce results.Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, James Yoder on MIT Sloan Management Review
Strategy Planning Results Strategy, at its heart, is about choice. Few companies succeed by making a single big bet. Most winning strategies are based on a bundle of choices about, among other things... Read »
“We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”
“Chief Executives have tremendous resources at their disposal, but they face an acute scarcity in one critical area: Time. Drawing on an in-depth 12-year study, this package examines the unique time management challenges of CEOs and the best strategies for conquering them.”
3 great articles:
- How CEOs Manage Time
- What Do CEOs Actually Do?
- One CEO’s Approach to Managing His Calendar
Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group
Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »
The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.
Louise Garver presents 11 ways to get noticed by executive search consultants (Part 1 of 2).Louise Garver on BlueSteps
If you’re an executive who has conducted a job search, you know the key to success is to get noticed. Be a “mover” and a “shaker” in your industry or profession. Executive search consultants... Read »