No one has really invested in researching a White Paper on Executive Search and using it to recruit outstanding Leaders, so Dr Paul Turner, one of our Principal Strategic Leadership Consultants decided to! The results are both interesting and worrying as it is clear that recruitment is still viewed as a cost and not the investment that it really is. Used effectively it can be a very powerful tool to attract high calibre talent at all hierarchical levels that will accelerate the performance of your organisation.
CEO's set clear investment strategies for their capital assets but appear to view their human capital in a totally different light!
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In our recent White Paper we identified the 7 key elements of a high quality best practice Executive Search and Selection process as follows; 1. Organisational Evaluation; by firstly defining and assessing the organisational environment and culture, a platform of values, beliefs and goals can be created on which to develop the role and person requirements to ensure the leader’s knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics are matched to the organisational context. 2. Role Requirements; the role analysis will if developed correctly, describe what the critical success factors are and how the defined measures of success can be predicted. Yet very often the role requirements analysis process is often ignored or rushed.