According to the survey by SommerGroup®, where it asked, if companies are winning over their candidates; 63% replied: “No, because the companies are choosing who joins." This response is known by many as it represents the paradigm of recent times, which is that corporations are choosing who joins them. However, today this is changing very quickly, especially with the new generations of professionals and executives. "Promptly we will show how these percentages will be reversing because today people, employees, and executives are much more selective when choosing the companies they want to work for and the characteristics of the [...]
In April the annual meeting of the AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) took place in New York, with leading worldwide headhunters, to tackle the most cutting-edge issues in the Executive Search industry.
Column by Magdalena Gili How long have we talked about Talent Management? The concept of "Talent Management" was born at the end of the 90s. Research from Mc Kinsey shows that 80% of a company's profits are generated by 20% of its workforce. This makes it difficult for an organization to attract and retain talented people; the phrase "the battle for talent" is often used. This has become one of the most key issues, ever since. Talent is the inimitable weapon, the differentiating factor in the success of the company, in an environment that tends to be global, complex, [...]
The leadership determines how to approach the work
The principle Executive Search in Chile share best practices with the highest authority of AESC The principle Executive Search firms in Chile: Boyden, Equation Partners, Humanitas/Cornerstone, Korn Ferry, SommerGroup/IMD International Search Group, Spencer Stuart y Stratos, they met with President and CEO of AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) worldwide, Karen Greenbaum, to make her aware of the different dynamics of local industry and the realities of our labor market. This group of Headhunters are certified members and recognized, by the AESC, which is the most important worldwide association that supports and ensures the accreditation practices for [...]
Column by Sebastián Pedraza SommerGroup® achieves 2 decades! From my personal experience, I want to talk about how I’ve lived and shared in the steady growth of our company. I came to SommerGroup® 12 years ago; backI could sense the fierce competition that was emerging in this dynamic market and how this reality turned into a powerful challenge to differentiate ourselves. We were a group of young professionals, who were trying to make our way in an already well established industry, where our market entry had an edgy look. So we created an identity which distinguished us from the [...]