Post Rio – A New Talent Acquisition Cycle Begins

The Rio Olympics are over and many of the governing bodies and organisations involved will be breathing a collective sigh of relief. The initial sentiment appears to be that despite numerous challenges and setbacks, the Games were a success. Nevertheless, the stresses and strains, some…

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Networking our way to the best candidates

For the past 6 years, we have successfully been recruiting senior leadership positions across a blend of functional areas. As an executive search firm our approach lies heavily on mapping the market, dissecting the inner workings of organizations’ structures to identify and approach the relevant…

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Effective Job Analysis – So, how does it work?

  Hopefully in our recent article Effective Job Analysis – Why bother?! we convinced you on the merit of such an exercise and how the results will drive better search and selection outcomes when recruiting for leadership positions. I’ll grant you that an effective job…

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Effective Job Analysis – why bother?

As a retained executive search firm, when we are approached by our clients with a mandate, our first priority is always to qualify the search, to make sure that it’s “real”. This means reviewing with the organization the why, what and how of the position,…

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What are headhunters and recruiters looking for in a CV?

With all the information sources available today around CV writing, we still see senior candidates whose CVs are far from reflecting their professional achievements and whose resumes still resemble more of a job description than anything else. If you are looking to climb the next rung of the corporate ladder and want to get on the headhunters radar, do ensure that you have a top notch CV that highlights your expertise, describes your accomplishments and gets the reader’s interest! In a nutshell, your CV is a sales document – it’s “raison d’être” is to get you in front of the hiring manager or search consultant.

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Back to basics

You are a top candidate, you have a fantastic CV, you are also sure of your qualities and know your value on the market. But no matter the position or the level of experience you have, there are some simple guidelines that we recommend following when going for an interview or a meeting with a search consultant. And these small things shouldn’t be overlooked no matter the level.

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We are into sports

                            Lausanne is the heart of the sports industry in Switzerland with over 50 sports federations and organisations within its walls and, as a provider of executive search services, we are proud to…

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Switzerland: Best country for top talent

According to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index by European business school Insead, Switzerland comes up on top as the best at developing, attracting and retaining top talent. The new index rates 103 countries on 48 factors including education, government policy and quality of life. To…

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