Tag Archives: executive search

The Missing Leadership Competency

I must confess I am not a great fan of the popular focus on long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. I look at the long list of competencies that supposedly make up a … Continue reading

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Understanding Corporate Culture and New Hire Fit

A senior executive friend of mine recently changed companies after 19 years with the same firm.  After that long it is easy to understand how he had become a part of the corporate culture, and a staunch spokesperson for the … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm for Executive Search?

Lately I’ve been researching and talking to various leaders in a number of global executive search companies.  It’s no small industry either, being estimated at close to $10 billion. And at some point almost all large companies utilize executive search, whether to … Continue reading

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