“We need to recruit a new CXO. Can you search our competitors to see who is the best candidate?”

“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![...] Read more

Executives, Shut Up more during the Interview!

This article was firsts published on my Linkedin Profile – here.

It feels nice to be on the top of a headhunter’s list of an executive position, doesn’t it?

It’s what you deserve, after all – you’ve been doing your work diligently. You’ve met expectations and exceeded them. You’ve made things happen. You had results. You feel like you belong in the 2% of applicants who get to the interview phase.

And naturally, when you get to a meeting with a hiring manager, you have stories to tell. You want them to be smitten by your experience. You want them to see that you’re the best person for the job, the ONLY person they should consider to fill the position.[...] Read more

The fight for talent – Logistics Start-ups vs Established MNCs

This article was firsts published on my Linkedin Profile – here.

Rise of Logistics Start ups

In today’s tech-enabled world, just about anything can be ordered anywhere in the world from a smartphone. However, traditional supply chain and logistics services are yet to catch up. A shipment across continents requires multiple layers of providers, takes days and is often complicated to manage. This has provided a golden opportunity to a variety of startups, in Asia and worldwide, that have emerged to tackle the shortcomings. From intra-city delivery, to on-demand storage and innovative web-based tools and platforms, startups are now catering to varied logistics needs for all kinds of businesses.[...] Read more