Media Center – 2020

News

Skill Shift Initiative: Grand Hôtel, McDonald’s and the City of Stockholm join forces to increase staffing to healthcare and help combat the coronavirus crisis

03 April | Stockholm, Sweden - The hotel and restaurant industries are among those hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis. Skill Shift Initiative in collaboration with Grand Hôtel Stockholm is adding...

Osprey Executive Search / AltoPartners Canada Offering No Cost Services to Help Organizations During Pandemic Crisis

02 April | Due to the current international COVID-19 crisis, AltoPartners Canada – which includes managing partner Keith Labbett along with his Canadian partners Kevin Hall, Shauna Louie, Oliver Baezner –...

SAS Partnership with Sophiahemmet & Wallenberg Foundation : Medical training for temporarily laid off employees

19 March | Stockholm, Sweden - SAS-employees who have been laid off as a result of the Corona pandemic are being offered a medical training course at Sophiahemmet University in Stockholm, Sweden. With their...

Diversified Search Acquires Storbeck Search & Associates

06 February | Leading national education executive search firm becomes the third to join new “Diversified Search Group” in the last year; parent firm is now one of the nation’s largest search firms, with...

Insights

Navigating the Internal versus External Selection Dilemma

20 May | By Peter Tulau, Director at AltoPartners Australia This article was first published viathe AltoPartners Australia website, to view the original article click here I recently helped an Australian...

Transformation Projects and Career Transition Services are Two Sides of a Coin

14 May | By Jana Martinova, Managing Partner of Accord Group Czech Republic This blog was first posted on Accord ECE website on 13 May 2020. In these days, companies all over the world are receiving money...

Wanted: Customer Crusader to Drive Growth Strategy

13 May | You can get it here. Having a Chief Customer Officer (CCO) has become a badge of honour for customer-centric companies – proof-positive that your organisation is serious about seeing things from a...

The Chief Customer Officer : virtue-signalling or strategic imperative?

13 May | You can get it here. Having a Chief Customer Officer (CCO) has become a badge of honour for customer-centric companies – proof-positive that your organisation is serious about seeing things from a...

The Director’s Dilemma – May 2020 Edition

04 May | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Keith Labbett, Managing Director...

Best Practices for Covid Times

04 May | By Ricardo Bäcker, Founding Partner of Bäcker & Partners Here are some good practices we can recommend for these times: Help all employees to become aware that they are not likely to return to...

Wanted: Practical Visionary – The Role of a CIO in a Post-Covid World

29 April | You can get it here. The unprecedented global lockdown in the wake of the spread of COVID-19 has catapulted the Chief Information Officer into the spotlight. Virtually overnight, a company’s...

The CIO Role in a Post-COVID World

29 April | You can get it here. The unprecedented global lockdown in the wake of the spread of COVID-19 has catapulted the Chief Information Officer into the spotlight. Virtually overnight, a company’s...

Effective Leadership in Times of Crisis

29 April | By Eduardo Ortega and Oscar Maril, leadership consultants at Equation Partners Chile / AltoPartners Chile On the occasion of the pandemic crisis generated by Covid 19 and our mandatory seclusion in...

Leading with Technology

28 April | Perspectives from the AltoPartners Australia team Life in the pandemic maelstrom has, among other things, demonstrated that technology is the means by which we can keep our economy moving, maintain...

Breaking the Silence

17 April | By Dale Jones, AltoPartners Global Operating Committee Member and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Search This blog was first posted Dale’s LinkedIn Pulse Blog on 16 April 2020. Read the...

Leadership, Crisis & Long-Term Business Sustainability : Dr Anastassia Lauterbach Interview

16 April | In the midst of the covid-19 global pandemic, Dr Julia Zdrahal-Urbanek and Carolin Rofe-Woess, AltoPartners Austria, interviewed Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach on leadership during a time of crisis and...

In Times Like These…

08 April | By Dale Jones, AltoPartners Global Operating Committee Member and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Search This blog was first posted the Diversified Search “The Search Engine” blog. Read the...

Remotely Possible – The New Normal

08 April | For the first time in living memory, teams have been separated en masse and ordered to work from home. Setups differ considerably, from sophisticated home offices to sharing the dining room table...

Board’s Role During Crisis : Practical Tips for Boards During Covid-19

06 April | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. What should your board be doing right now? Here...

The Director’s Dilemma – April 2020 Edition

02 April | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Victor Arias, Managing Director...

Video Interviewing – A Primer for the Uninitiated

23 March | Interviews can be nerve-wracking enough without the added stress of flying solo on an unfamiliar video conferencing platform. With more and more executives self-isolating and entire teams testing...

Sanitizers and Zoom : Coping with Covid-19

17 March | On Friday 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic. As a global organisation with 53 offices and over 350 partners across 31...

Before you appoint your next executive ask yourself these 7 crucial questions (Question 3)

05 March | By Peter Tulau, Director at AltoPartners Australia This article was first published via Peter’s LinkedIn Pulse Blog, to view the original article click here Appointing a new senior executive is a...

The Director’s Dilemma – March 2020 Edition

02 March | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. This edition of the newsletter was first...

Before you appoint your next executive ask yourself these 7 crucial questions (Question 2)

02 March | By Peter Tulau, Director at AltoPartners Australia This article was first published via Peter’s LinkedIn Pulse Blog, to view the original article click here Appointing a new senior executive is a...

Closing The Deal – A rejection-proof strategy

27 February | You have your first-choice candidate, your financial offer is solid, but you can’t get that candidate to commit. There are a number of issues that could deter candidates from accepting your offer....

Blog Post : It’s Time To Put Your Phone Down: A Millennial’s Take On Unplugging In The Digital Age

26 February | This blog was first posted the Diversified Search “The Search Engine” blog. Read the original version here Somewhere, amongst the rise of iPhones and smartwatches, we crossed a line into sudden and...

Dead Ends, Deviations and other Deal Breakers

25 February | Battling to get your first-choice candidates to commit? Here’s a list of the top post-interview deal-breakers in 2020, and how to avoid them. We all know the one about the executive who took a...

Mining for Talent – The Evolution of Talent in the Mining Industry

20 February | Perspectives from Mining Indaba 2020 Stephen Dallamore, AltoPartners Global Chairman / Managing Director at Search Partners International (SPi), Christo Badenhorst and Jaco Kriek, Directors at ...

Before you appoint your next executive ask yourself these 7 crucial questions

20 February | By Peter Tulau, Director at AltoPartners Australia This article was first published via Peter’s LinkedIn Pulse Blog, to view the original article click here Appointing a new senior executive is a...

10 Hot Leadership Topics for 2020

19 February | Research compiled by DDI and insights shared by Sheffield in New Zealand, a founding member of AltoPartners This blog was first posted on the Sheffield corporate website. Read the original version...

What does a contemporary Chief Information and Digital Officer look like?

17 February | By Peter Tulau, Director at AltoPartners Australia I recently completed a successful Chief Information and Digital Officer search assignment and was struck by the capabilities that distinguished...

Board Selection and Composition, Compensation, Positioning and International Trends – Perspectives from “Zukunft Frauen”

14 February | By Dr Julia Zdrahal-Urbanek, Managing Partner AltoPartners Austria Overview of a workshop was held for “Zukunft Frauen”, an initiative of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, the Federal Ministry of...

Leadership, Loops and Links – What Golf Taught Me About Leadership

13 February | By Tessa Oldenbourg, Partner Executive Development AltoPartners / Jack Russell Consulting Tessa Oldenbourg, executive coach, career counsellor, management diagnostician and two-time winner of the...

Everything I know about business, I could have learnt from Star Trek!

06 February | By Dr Thomas Heyn, Managing Partner at AltoPartners Munich and a member of the AltoPartners Global Operating Committee There’s a show on TV – on primetime and in infinite re-runs – about a small...

The Forgotten Trait To Being A Successful Executive

06 February | Euris Belle, Managing Director at Diversified Search This piece was first published on the Diversified Search website, view it here In executive search, people are constantly asking you to convince...

The Director’s Dilemma – February 2020 Edition

04 February | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. This edition of the newsletter was first...

Attracting top talent in 2020

03 February | By Keith Labbett, Managing Partner at Osprey Executive Search (OES) / AltoPartners Toronto Executive search consultants are in the unique position of having to look outward when it comes to...