Sourcing and recruiting top-tier talent is a major challenge for businesses and a key area of focus for HR and talent acquisition teams. If hiring is a top priority for your company, then it’s time to get serious about interviewing.
If you are looking to fill a senior level role, regardless of whether you choose to outsource the recruitment process or utilise existing in-house capability (i.e., HR teams), it is important to have some understanding of the executive recruitment process.
Regardless of the motivators for hiring, welcoming a new General Manager to your business has the potential to be transformational. This is a business-critical role, responsible for laying the foundation of operational performance for the entire organisation.
Simply put, executive search firms provide a recruitment service to assist with hiring senior-level roles. It is however a specialised type of recruiting that among other things requires a greater degree of rigour and goes far beyond what you would typically expect when “filling” a role vacancy.
Do you get the feeling that your manager has avoided engaging with you or perhaps you have noticed a prolonged absence of meaningful feedback? Or conversely, if you are honest with yourself do you feel withdrawn or apathetic when it comes to your work?
Right now, what’s your number one challenge when you are looking to hire top talent? Regardless of the vagaries of the labour market or the future outlook, the overriding obstacle remains fairly constant – finding and securing the right candidates.
The integration of psychometric testing in a recruitment context has had mixed reviews in the past, mostly due to the misuse of testing and its context. However, today it is a widely utilised tool in many recruitment processes, integrated in the process as a supplementary selection tool.
Often considered mythical and existing solely in fairy tales, unicorns are very much real in the magical world of recruitment! In fact, it is one of the primary reasons why companies partner with us – our ability to find talent that no one else can…