Executive recruitment

“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”.


Global leadership talent shortage forecast

21 May 2008

There will be more jobs available this year than applicants qualified to fill them, according to research.A shrinking workforce and...

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Leading headhunter to spill secrets on successful job hunting at upcoming free workshop

19 May 2008

Hamish Davidson, one of the UK’s highest profile headhunters, will be sharing his tips on successful job hunting at next...

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Vietnam executive search firm selects Dillistone Systems’ Filefinder

6 May 2008

Dillistone Systems, the AIM listed supplier of Recruitment Software, has announced the signing of a new contract with Loan Le Consulting,...

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Darwin Rhodes celebrates office opening in Prague

17 Apr 2008

The official office opening of Darwin Rhodes Group’s executive search brand, Edison Morgan, will be celebrated in Prague today. Representatives of...

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Spin3 appoints its first UK chief executive

6 Feb 2008

Leading gambling sector lawyer to head up Spin3’s UK operation.Leading full service mobile gaming solutions provider Spin3, powered by Microgaming,...

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Key to a more diverse boardroom is avoiding identikit thinking

12 Nov 2007

Research launched later this week will expose the fact that the number of women on FTSE-listed boards is still painfully...

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Janet Gaymer warns more applicants are needed for public body positions

15 Oct 2007

More work needs to be done to widen the pool of applicants for posts on public bodies in England, the...

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UK HR group Hat Pin buys Indian job search firm

30 Jul 2007

UK-based human resources group, Hat Pin has acquired employment search firm Executive Access India, in a deal worth £6.9m.Hat Pin...

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Dillistone installs Filefinder in 50th country

2 Jul 2007

Dillistone Systems, part of Dillistone Group, the AIM-listed supplier of software and services to the recruitment industry, is delighted to announce...

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Call for school governors to be given same status as non-executive directors

28 Jun 2007

The contribution made by school governors should be given the same recognition as company non-executive directors, especially by future employers,...

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) starts hunt to replace outgoing director-general Geoff Armstrong

4 Jun 2007

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has officially begun its search for a new leader to replace retiring ...

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Rockpools achieves Investors in People status

18 May 2007

Executive recruitment and consultancy firm Rockpools has this week been awarded Investors in People status, following a successful assessment with...

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Report reveals 300% rise in spend on advertising civil service jobs

6 Dec 2006

The government spends almost £800m a year on advertising public sector jobs, a report has found.
The total spent on...

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BBC lures Stephen Kelly from BT Global Services to head up HR division

13 Jul 2006

BT man to lead BBC People division into digital age.

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Leading contenders drop out of race for top HR post at DoH

2 May 2006

The intrigue surrounding who will replace Andrew Foster as workforce director at the Department of Health (DoH) has grown, with...

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