“We need to recruit a new CXO. Can you search our competitors to see who is the best candidate?”
This is the PROBLEM with some senior level searches today.
Companies are looking for more of the same. They want to hire the best from their competitors. And whilst in theory that is ok, that may not always be wisest.
Not in today’s context. Where the market is changing so fast. Where disruption is most likely coming from outside your industry.
If you DO MORE OF THE SAME, you WILL GET MORE OF THE SAME![...]