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Employing Top Level Executives – What is the one thing to get right?

What are the factors that really matter in a role?

We focus on hiring CEOs, CFOs and CIOs but reading about success in hiring salespeople has helped further inform our approach. Success leaves clues and it is no different in Executive Search. Read more

Psychometric Testing in Recruitment – What a Complete Waste of Time?

Let’s be honest, lots of psychometric testing is a load of old rubbish used by inexperienced, inept, ignorant recruiters who have little real world business experience.

Used sparingly it can of course complement real world expertise, but it can’t replace it.

Can you do a better job selecting your own staff than a 25-year-old backpacking psychometric test wielding recruiter can do? Of course you can.

But, and this is a big but (that is not a gag), are you perfect at picking staff? I wonder.

Let’s consider just 3 of the many challenges involved in recruitment. Read more