Opinion

Fintech’s Unique Talent Demands

by Carilyn Oxley, Managing Partner We’ve done some fascinating headhunting work in the Fintech space.  By their very nature, FinTech leaders are fast paced disrupters who balance the requirements of building a business, sourcing funding and securing specialist skills at the appropriate time in the growth cycle.  The African landscape adds further unique challenges. Globally, the… Read more »

Insurers play digital catch up

By Janet Labberté The rise of the Chief Digital Officer has added another seat on the Board and as a Search Firm, has added a new area of expertise for us. Globally, the insurance industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to technology and South Africa is still lagging in this regard. Uncertain economic and political… Read more »

The State of the Nation and Executive Search

  Much political and economic doom and gloom surrounds us when reading our tabloids and listening to the latest news. This affects how we do business and how we strategise into the future. How does it affect talent and our ability to strategise for acquisition, retention and attraction? Chief Economist at Econometrix, Azar Jammine has… Read more »

Increased fight for talent

With unemployment at its highest level in recent history it seems incongruent to be discussing how to source exceptional talent.  This is the reality of the South African job market. Strategic and “difficult to fill” positions are seldom filled through standard recruitment processes and it is these roles and capabilities that are very often what… Read more »

6 Steps To Transform Your Coaching Strategy

Like a great white shark, a business must keep moving forward in order to survive and remain competitive. Since organizations rely on effective leaders to guide progress, senior executives must also be in constant motion by learning new skills and adapting to changing environments. Leadership involves a wide range of personal and professional skills, and… Read more »