Luck and Timing – Crucial for Success?

June 26, 2023

What makes some people have successful careers with prestigious titles at the most exciting companies? If you ask individuals who hold these positions, it is not uncommon to hear answers like “talented,” “worked harder than others,” “sacrificed a lot,” “extremely ambitious,” and “had a clear plan.” While these factors may…

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Selection Criteria for Headhunters & Executive Search Agencies In Post-Covid Times

June 19, 2023

In former times, the Headhunting & Executive Search market in Germany was pretty transparent, highly structured and in many aspects political. Many different service-offerings were clearly defined – and were pursuing similar processes in differing industry sectors and search levels.  Nowadays, and especially in post-covid times, little seems to be…

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A Deep Dive in International Waters: the Country Director

June 12, 2023

Expanding your business operations abroad can be a thrilling and rewarding endeavour. However, venturing into a new country requires careful planning, strategic decision-making, and the right team to lead your efforts. One crucial role that can significantly impact your success is finding a competent and experienced Country Director.  How Executive…

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Navigating Today’s Challenges in Executive Search

June 5, 2023

In the dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape, executive search plays a pivotal role in identifying top-tier talent to lead organizations toward success. However, the process of executive search is not without its challenges. Today, as we find ourselves in the year 2023, the field of executive search is facing a…

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New Leadership – The Way it Always Should Have Been

May 29, 2023

As an organizational psychologist I’m fascinated with the way leadership has changed over the years. It’s not status or hierarchy that makes you the leader of a team anymore. It is facilitating your people to grow. More and more companies want their executives to be servant leaders. Leaders who help…

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Wingmen in Times of War for Talents: Why Successful Employer Branding Requires a Targeted Approach

May 22, 2023

Employer branding is a vital part of any successful business today. Generation Z in particular – but increasingly other generations as well – are looking for employers with a clear purpose, vision and compelling values that align with their own. The fact that a strong employer brand helps to attract…

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DARK HORSE, New Mindset!

May 15, 2023

The shortage in the labor market is a fact Almost every company is struggling to find suitable candidates who meet their requirements. This can have significant impacts on businesses. When there is a shortage of labor, employees are in high demand, which can drive up wages and benefits. This can…

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The Future of Work:
People’s Mindset is the Real Enabler of Change

May 8, 2023

People are the real drivers of change. If we want to lead companies and organizations into the future of work, we must prepare people to develop their mindset for the change in the way of working. There is no point in only considering digital tools and factual technical skills which are embedded…

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Vanishing Candidates: the Nightmare of HR Departments

May 1, 2023

“Ghosting” from candidates is increasingly becoming a rather common situation in recruiting. This is, promising candidates who just “disappear” from the process. Bad references about the company and unmet salary expectations are usually the main causes. The “we’ll call you with an answer” that recruiters promise to candidates is not…

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