Opinion

Talent management strategies are a must for NPO’s

Attracting highly skilled talent is a key challenge for the NPO/Development sector.  Budgets are constrained and the private sector moves quickly to absorb specialist skills such as Monitoring & Evaluation.  These professionals are paid a premium by corporates, pushing up the “going rate”. Our NPO clients have also struggled to find top quality EE Marketing,… Read more »

The Digital Tech Skills Gap

Globally, as digital transformation explodes, the requirement for digital skills has increased dramatically but resources are scarce, expensive and difficult to secure. In fact, growth in the UK over the next 5 years is anticipated to require 1,4 million digital professionals. As in South Africa, this figure is about three times the number of computer science graduates… Read more »

Is the Chief Digital Officer leaving the building?

As specialist headhunters in the field of digital transformation, we found our recent discussion with our global search partners fascinating.  While many of our clients are in the process of transforming digitally and have recruited or are looking to recruit a Chief Digital Officer, our global clients are seeing the exit of the CDO. “We barely… Read more »

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation partners with Executive Headlines

Executive Headlines partnered with the Foundation to source five new C-suite posts over 2017 and 2018.  We found their levels of service exemplary from their taking of detailed specs, through sourcing highly competent potential candidates, to the ongoing and timeous progress reports. The directors worked with us closely and sensitively regretted those that were unsuccessful… Read more »