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“Executive recruitment” is the process of employers using an external firm to locate potential candidates to fill senior or key vacancies. It is commonly known as “headhunting”.
16 Jan 2020
Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.
7 Jan 2020
Succession planning often focuses on key leaders in the organisation. But in a changing business environment, planning for the future...
13 Nov 2019
One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if...
16 Oct 2019
Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%)...
25 Sep 2019
A government-backed board of senior industry leaders meets for the first time today with the aim of encouraging executives to...
11 Sep 2019
The number of black, Asian and minority ethnic board directors of major UK companies has “flatlined” over the past year,...
1 Jul 2019
The UK’s biggest companies are being urged to keep up the pace to meet the 33% target for women on...
28 Jun 2019
Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.
5 Jun 2019
Almost all organisations have felt the effects of record employment on recruitment, which is why supporting existing staff to move...
16 May 2019
As the requirements for future leaders change, is it time to do away with the concept of focusing only on a select few?
23 Jan 2019
When Google for Jobs launched in the UK last year, recruiters warned it would disrupt the online jobs market. Despite...
16 Nov 2018
The UK’s technology sector is far behind the FTSE 100 when it comes to diversity among board members a new...
13 Nov 2018
A quarter of FTSE 350 companies have only one woman on their board, and there remain five all-male boards, according...
24 Sep 2018
Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains...