Recruitment is a costly exercise for any business and so why don't organisations focus on developing and providing an exciting playground for the employees they already have? 

Our Executive Search team have been involved in quite a few assignments down the years that have ended with an internal appointment which is fantastic but why didn't our client start there? In my view, there isn't enough performance data on employees including psychometric evaluations for managers in their business to use in succession planning. Filling roles is still too transactional and this article provides some great solutions.