The demand for skilled leadership exceeds supply worldwide and the pressure is high for organisations to find and retain top talent. Ulrich F. Ackermann, Chair at TRANSEARCH International, is interviewed alongside other global AESC leaders for the most recent Executive Talent magazine to discuss the tremendous growth in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.
Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic in research. There are promising possibilities to improve the current process of executive search. But, is AI a threat or opportunity to recruitment today? Addy Lee, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH, provides insight to help answer.
What do you think is the most watched Ted Talk of all time? It is Sir Ken Robinson's "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" It challenges us to rethink our school systems, to acknowledge there are multiple ways to learn successfully. Clare Kellett explains how the impact of creativity and critical thinking in education resonates with her own career.
Digital transformation requires senior leaders and board directors that can develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes to elevate their business. To fill these positions, the traditional model of selecting candidates on core competences is not enough.
From direct experience as a senior management headhunter, Paola Maria Caburlotto highlights the importance of new agile leadership recruitment approaches to finding the right candidates.
Change has, of course, been with us forever. The current rate of change, however, is new. This shift is so profound that it challenges the very essence of what it means to be a leader. From a recruitment perspective it also means revisiting the multi-headed hydra known as "FIT". Darren Raycroft explains.