The latest U.S jobs report showing unemployment at a 50-year low, while great news for active job seekers, signals an increasingly tight market for recruitment teams. An historically low unemployment rate (3.8%) has major implications for attracting top talent in an aggressive time frame and requires...

 “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 entire career. Educated at ASU and the London School of Economics (LSE),...

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 devastating. In such a climate punctuated by tweets and email notifications, availability 24/7 and global accountability,...

“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 international career in Australia. Emilie went on to join Rexel, worldwide leader in B2B distribution,...

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 you are ready to make an offer. Now to seal the deal! There are a...

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 global manufacturing companies where she grew to lead recruitment and talent development on a global scale....

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 necessary for growing future leaders, addressing anticipated talent shortages, and supporting projected growth. Executives leave...

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 leading the Southeast US and Caribbean region for ESG, a subsidiary of Vectren...