Executive search isn’t rocket science. So why is executive recruiting so hard for so many companies? A survey by the Corporate Executive Board found that one out of every five hires is a “bad hire” . . .
If you are seeking a retained search firm to conduct an important executive search, one needs a list of questions to screen and assess prospective search firms for selection. However, today were going to talk about what not to ask retained executive search firms.
If knowledge is power, hiring your company’s first Chief Data Officer (CDO) may be the shortest path to a competitive advantage. According to a recent article in Harvard Business Review, you hire a Chief Data Officer in order to compete with data. That Chief Data Officer will likely need data scientists, and eventually a data lab, and a data factory — respectively one place to do longer term, innovative, out-of-the box thinking, and the other place to do more process-focused data analytics aimed at more immediate results.