More so than ever before does human talent represent the most valuable part of an enterprise. It’s the ultimate driver for sustainable success in a competitive global marketplace. Real impact players innovate, inspire, and manage their teams to lead an organization to peak performance.
Placing the right new talent will have a multiplier effect throughout an organization. Apart from the right qualifications, success or failure of a new leadership team member depends largely on the extent to which he or she fits in an organization and its culture.
The individuals on both sides make every executive search unique. We recognize that people make the difference. It’s the framework of our business and we therefore uphold the following core principles:
We pledge to deliver high quality solutions to clients and candidates by upholding our core principles.
It has come to be recognized that an essential component contributing to employee success is the ability to “fit” within an organization. A global survey found cultural fit can be the deciding factor in whether an executive is chosen for a job over competitors. Recruiters participating in the survey, were asked, “When comparing finalists for an executive position, what gives one candidate the biggest ‘edge’?” The number one answer was “cultural fit”, with 42 percent of 198 respondents citing it as the deciding factor. Character/personality was second, at 32 percent. Work experience came in at around 17 percent. Apart from varying company cultures, candidates might also face a new intercultural environment in multinational companies that are managed from overseas. Again, a client will need to find a candidate that “fits” into this environment. Furthermore once on board a new employee might need assistance to effectively navigate the new environment.
Our recruiting practice is specialized to service multinational entities. We strive to mitigate hiring risks by evaluating cultural compatibility and by educating and mediating on cultural sensitivities and varying international management styles.
We focus our search activities on the following industries and functional areas: