Articles & Insights

  •  “What started as a potential pathway to a future career turned out to be my dream job!” Jeanine Jerkovic grew up in the Phoenix area and has worked in international economic development almost her en...

  • As the pace of life increases, so too do stress levels in business. Decision-making becomes faster, the stakes higher, potential criticism sharper and fall-out from a lapse in judgment potentially dev...

  • “Your daily decisions have an immediate and decisive impact, and can lead to failure or success (or yet to be determined!)” Emilie Gariel was born and educated in France before commencing her internat...

  • Denise Tan Smith, C.O.I’s APAC Business Partner, was born and raised in Singapore and educated in Australia and the US. Denise commenced her career in communications & public relations before deve...

  • Throughout the hiring process, you’ve listened carefully and noted what really motivates your top candidate, you’ve built a detailed picture of their needs and wants from their next position, in short...

  • Meet Anna-Karin Birrell, C.O.I. Executive Search Business Partner based out of our Zurich office. Anna-Karin has an International MBA and commenced her career in executive search before joining large ...

  • Planning for both the predictable and the unexpected is a key element of running any successful business. Succession planning to replace key employees is a given, but succession planning is also neces...

  • Rowena McAllister recently interviewed Scott Avirett, General Manager of Energy Systems Group (ESG). Scott has held a number of high level sales and management positions in a career that now sees him ...

  • Recruitment, like many other functions, has been dramatically affected by the emergence of ever more powerful digital tools. Paper-based resume trails, mailed in applications and newspaper job ads are...

  • “Successful teams were encouraged to take calculated risks and fail fast knowing that they will be supported no  matter what the outcome” Patrick Winkler, Vice President, Sales Operations for Se...