Schlagwort-Archiv: Stephan Breitfeld

Embracing Experience: The Benefits and Challenges of Older Employees

Embracing Experience: The Benefits and Challenges of Older Employees We talk a lot about the war for talent. But do we really just mean young professionals? In today’s dynamic and evolving job market, the workforce is becoming increasingly diverse in terms of age, experience, and skill sets. While there’s often a spotlight on young, fresh …

Navigating the Evolution: A Comprehensive Look at Executive Search Trends in 2024

by Stephan B. Breitfeld As it’s fairly customary, the end of the year calls for a look at trends and expectations for the New Year. So here we go: Over the past 12 months, the Executive Search landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation, and the winds of change are set to continue shaping the industry …

The Talent Hunt Dilemma: In-House Recruiting versus Executive Search

The Talent Hunt Dilemma: In-House Recruiting versus Executive Search In the relentless pursuit of top-tier talent, businesses are perpetually grappling with the decision between in-house recruiting and executive search services. Each approach boasts distinct advantages and challenges, making the choice a pivotal one for organizations seeking the perfect fit for their key positions. Let`s have …

The dilemma to change for the better: Why companies hesitate to hire new executive search firms

The dilemma to change for the better: Why companies hesitate to hire new executive search firms by Stephan B. Breitfeld In the world of executive recruitment, finding the right talent to lead your organization is crucial. Companies often turn to executive search consultants to identify and attract top-level talent, but there’s a prevalent hesitation to …

Embracing Interim Talent: A Strategic Move for Modern Businesses

Embracing Interim Talent: A Strategic Move for Modern Businesses 26. September 2023 By Stephan Breitfeld  Today I want to raise the topic of interim talent. The demand for interim or on-demand talent solutions is surging to unprecedented levels. Companies are increasingly turning to interim executives to bridge critical leadership gaps, adapt to rapid changes, and ensure …

Navigating International Searches: The Significance of Cultural Fit

The world is big and complicated. And the wider we search for the best candidates, the more things become important for a perfect fit. It can make the fit even better, the search more promising but the pitfalls are ever so illustrious. Let’s take a very simple example: A Finnish CEO might have a totally …

Please don’t write me! The Problem with Annoying Mass Mails on LinkedIn

05. Juli 2023 By Stephan Breitfeld  Oh, how we all love those messages. A seemingly harmless and maybe even half-way decent connection, a short message and there it is, 2-3 messages in, the blunt, annoying, unsolicited and 99% of the time useless (for me) service that I should totally get/buy/subscribe to. I’m not against forming connections …

Let’s meet in-person – why it makes all the difference!

Let’s meet in-person – why it makes all the difference! 26. Mai 2023 By Stephan Breitfeld  In today’s digital age, where virtual connections and online platforms dominate our social and professional interactions, it’s easy to overlook the value of in-person networking. However, despite the convenience and reach of online networking, there are still compelling reasons why …