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Could Ukraine refugees be the solution
for overheated labor markets?

An estimated 300,000 Ukrainians have traveled to the Czech Republic to escape the war in Ukraine since late February. The Czech Republic is in the TOP 3 countries welcoming most of the Ukraine refugees. And while they have found safety here, their job prospects can seem uncertain. Even though almost…

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Changing Jobs:
How to Make the Right Choice

Picture this: you have been working for a company for a while when one day, an executive search firm approaches you with an attractive opportunity in another organization. At first, you are flattered. Then suddenly, you find yourself facing a dilemma: am I happy enough where I am to turn…

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Integrity

If we open any newspaper there is a real chance that an issue about transgressive behavior or integrity violation will be described. We are all undoubtedly familiar with the deluge of comments when ‘The Voice’ was published. Is this an expression of the here and now under the influence of…

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AIRPORT CHAOS 2022
Lessons to be learned

We have all read and I am sure that a lot of us have already experienced, the absolute chaos that major European airports face during the last few months. Big delays, long queues, flight cancellations, have created an explosive mix with tensions rising high, verbal abuses and, occasionally, violent behaviors.…

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On Work
Khalil Gibran

On Work Khalil Gibran K. Gibran in his poem, a fragment from The Prophet, questions the dominant vision of Work as a curse or biblical punishment and proposes an alternative and luminous vision of what work is, rooted in deep spiritual currents that range from Sufism that he professed (a…

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CEO Recruitment Insights
with David Hollander

What I look for in a CEO, when recruiting The requirements for every Chief Executive are very different according to the type of entity, where the entity is at in its life cycle, the challenges or otherwise that it is facing, and the skills and experience required by the Board…

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How to avoid hiring a toxic leader – screen for culture fit

In a market where senior talent is hard to find it can be tempting to fall for someone who ticks all the skills boxes and comes across as highly motivated to succeed. However, unless they fit or can contribute to the organisation culture they will likely fail. Some will make…

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How to Improve Your Chances of Success in a Job Interview

As a consultant specialized in recruiting top executives and middle managers, my job basically consists of presenting my client company with an adequate number of candidates capable of successfully facing the challenges and demands of a vacant position in their organization. After contacting a potential candidate and discussing with him/her…

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Job Titles Are Not the Best Way to Determine what Skills are Needed – Framework to Help

We work with a wide variety of clients, some of them are large multinational companies while others are smaller regional players. Despite the size or history of an organization, their businesses can be thought of as a portfolio of the business units, different product lines and geographies where they operate. …

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