Media Center – 2021

News

Executive hirings up 30% over pre-Covid levels

27 October | This article featuring expert insights from Sonal Agrawal, AltoPartners Global Chair, Managing Partner Accord India and AESC main board member, was first published on The Times of India website....

Kim Dukes Joins Diversified Search Group

19 October | STRATEGIC RECRUITING AND INCLUSIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES EXPERT BRINGS 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TO FIRM’S NONPROFIT PRACTICE Diversified Search Group (DSG) / AltoPartners USA, one of the fastest-growing...

Peoplement Denmark Join AltoPartners: AltoPartners Boast Strongest Nordic Grouping Globally

17 August | As the leading partnership of retained executive search and leadership consulting firms, AltoPartners is proud to announce that Peoplement, a dynamic executive search and leadership consultancy...

Rob Crawford Joins Diversified Search Group : Brings over 25 years of experience in Private Equity and Financial Services

29 July | SEASONED SEARCH EXECUTIVE BRINGS OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TO FIRM’S PRIVATE EQUITY, FINANCIAL OFFICERS, AND FINANCIAL SERVICES TEAMS Diversified Search Group (DSG) announced that Rob Crawford...

Corinne Klajda Runs For The Paralympic Athletes

18 June | Corinne Klajda, Managing Partner Accord Group Poland & AltoPartners Executive Search Founding Partner, will be participating in the Namib Desert ultramarathon this October, which is a 250 km...

Diversified Search Group Appoints Aileen K. Alexander in Newly Created Position of Vice Chair

17 June | Diversified Search Group (DSG) announced that Aileen K. Alexander, one of the nation’s top search executives, has joined Diversified Search Group in a newly created position as Vice Chair and...

Missing Pieces Report: The Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards, 6th edition

14 June | Download document This multiyear study organized by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), of which Diversified Search Group / AltoPartners USA is a founding member and advisor, in collaboration...

AltoPartners Global Diversity Pledge Signatories

09 June | As proud global signatories of the AESC Diversity Pledge, our focus is on promoting all aspects of diversity and inclusion (D&I) and working towards uplifting our global profession by...

High-Profile Executives Join Diversified Search Group: Leaders in Chicago and Washington, D.C. boost firm’s momentum and growth

07 June | Diversified Search Group (DSG), the exclusive USA member of AltoPartners, is proud to announce the addition of three highly-regarded leaders as managing directors in its burgeoning Nonprofit,...

Novare Executive Search Launches Digital Platform for Gig Economy

28 May | Today, a growing number of workers are opting for alternative employment models over traditional, full-time, permanent roles. Part-time, contingent, contract, temporary, freelance, independent...

AltoPartners – The Biggest Global Executive Search Partnership You’ve Never Heard Of

10 March | It’s the classic outsourcing dilemma: do you go big and hope that your account is important enough to get the high-level attention it deserves, or do you choose a smaller, less-high profile outfit...

Business Times India : Agrawal’s Elephant Safari

18 February | Interview conducted by Sonal Khetarpal for Business Times India. To view the online interview, click here Over 200 elephant prints and figurines now adorn various shelves in Sonal Agrawal’s home...

AESC Announces its 2021 Council of the Americas : Nicolás Mora Schrader (Chile) & Judy Boreham (USA) Representing AltoPartners

10 February | The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global standards-setting body for the executive search and leadership consulting profession, today announces 2021 officers...

AESC Announces 2021 Officers and Directors to its Global Board – Sonal Agrawal Serving Second Term

27 January | The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the standards-setting body for the executive search and leadership consulting profession worldwide, announces 2021 officers...

The People At Work Joins AltoPartners: AltoPartners Cements Foothold Across South East Asia and Shanghai

06 January | Following a year of celebrated growth in 2020 for the AltoPartners group through the addition of new member firms in Mexico, Hong Kong, Spain, Morocco, and Colombia, AltoPartners continues its...

Insights

Sustainability Leadership : A Convergence of purpose and practice

18 November | By Scott Eversman, Managing Director and Practice Leader, Energy at Diversified Search Group / AltoPartners USA We are transitory beings. Here but for a season, we then pass the baton to a new...

The Director’s Dilemma – November 2021 Edition

15 November | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Ricardo Bäcker, Founding Partner...

Boards are struggling with sustainability – what should they do about it?

10 November | As the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)- held in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12 - considers ways to fight climate change, people and organizations across the globe...

The Great Debate – to turn on webcams or not?

26 October | “I am so over Zoom. If I never see that little blue camera icon, a meeting link and passcode again, it would be too soon. As a good friend said of this video vexation that has engulfed our world...

Becoming a digital-first leader

18 October | Christian Rolin, partner at Peoplement / AltoPartners Denmark, shared his expertise on digital transformation, being a digitally-minded leader and the skills in demand now on a global BlueSteps, ...

What corporates can learn from entrepreneurs in family-owned companies

12 October | Business owners don‘t simply run their business – they live it. They are social and economic backbones of our communities, creating jobs and serving as role models with their „can do“ attitude. Own...

Top Tips for Success from Family-Owned / Small Businesses

12 October | Tuesady 12 October 2021 is recognised as “Own Business Day” - a day is dedicated to all independent business owners in the world to celebrate and pay tribute to them by promoting and giving them...

Stand Out Now We’re Let Out : 3 Age-old Truths Stay True

07 October | By Keith Labbett, Managing Partner Osprey Executive Search / AltoPartners Toronto The word campaign in the English language comes from French campagne, meaning “open country” or “field”. As our...

The Director’s Dilemma – October 2021 Edition

01 October | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Stephen Dallamore, Director at ...

29 million reasons to celebrate World Podcast Day on 30 September

30 September | Podcasts have been described as the Netflix of radio, opening up a world of audio content on demand. Although it may feel like a relatively recent phenomenon, podcasting – which was known as “...

The art and science of nurturing rising stars in a pandemic

27 September | One of the many jobs of leadership is to spot and nurture the people in their teams who have potential – and that’s easy to do when you are in the office with people. But, as Mpho Nkeli, Director...

The Director’s Dilemma – September 2021 Edition

01 September | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Scott Eversman,Managing Director...

The Director’s Dilemma – August 2021 Edition

05 August | 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 Partner...

Advice for the Class of 2021

15 July | In honour of the UN’s World Youth Skills Day (15 July 2021), we asked some of our most experienced global executive search consultants for their advice to graduates starting out in the corporate...

10 jobs that didn’t exist 10 (or so) years ago

15 July | In honour of the UN’s World Youth Skills Day (15 July 2021), we round up some of the jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago. 1. Crypto Trader Blockchain technology has spawned over 1,500...

The Director’s Dilemma – July 2021 Edition

01 July | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Lauren Smith,Managing Director...

Consequences of HOME OFFICE as THE NEW NORMAL

24 June | By Jana Martinová, Managing Partner Bratislava & Prague at Accord ECE & an AltoPartners Founding Partner I am managing a team of 8-10 not attending our office any more on a regular basis...

How to look at your LinkedIn profile through headhunters’ eyes

23 June | With over 740 million members and some 55 million registered companies in 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest social media business networking site, clocking up some 1 billion...

Change Management: The Must-Have Skill of 2021

22 June | Pieter Ysbrandy, Partner at Leaders Trust / AltoPartners The Netherlands, recently participated as an expert panelist on an AESC BlueSteps webinar titled “Change Management: The Must-Have Skill of...

Executive Remuneration Report 2021 – ASX Mining, Oil & Gas

21 June | Download document AltoPartners Australia have just released the 2021 Executive Remuneration Guide for ASX listed Mining, Oil and Gas companies. The update reflects a resurgence of demand for...

CV “Blind Spots”: Don’t delete them – learn how to address them to maintain credibility

08 June | The original version of this blog post by Jana Martinová, Accord Group Managing Partner Prague and Bratislava / AltoPartners, was first published on the Accord ECE website. To read Jana’s original...

Do you have a trust deficit? The case for radical transparency as a company value

07 June | An AltoPartners Blog Post The Covid-19 pandemic has been a moment of truth for corporate culture. Management consultancy company Bain says that many leaders began to interrogate whether their...

The Director’s Dilemma – June 2021 Edition

01 June | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Murat Kaan Güneri, Managing...

The Right to Disconnect

14 May | It’s 6.30pm. You’re in a Zoom meeting at the kitchen table while your child pulls at your arm with an online schooling issue. Your partner is answering emails in the other room, and supper is Uber...

The Director’s Dilemma – May 2021 Edition

03 May | 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...

Return to the New Work Normal – an exchange with the `Senior HR Community` What do the others dare to do?

29 April | Did you know that 1/3 American CEOs have little idea how the process of returning to a “new normal” will take place ? AltoPartners Executive Search, Austria, hosted an informative HR Breakfast with...

The case for mindfulness

21 April | You’ve mastered a year of sourdough, banana bread, Dalgona coffee and DIY home updates. Now for something that will really help your career: mindfulness. We talk to Jessica Leonard Hull, Founder...

AltoPartners’ top tips for optimal mental health awareness

21 April | April is stress-awareness month. What better time to review your company’s commitment to mental health. Set clear mental boundaries between work and home. Adopt policies that ensure that managers...

The Post-Covid Working World – Implications for Employers & Employees

06 April | As the global vaccine roll-out gathers pace, organizations find themselves at an inflection point. After one year of managing on the fly, the big questions occupying the leadership agenda right...

The Director’s Dilemma – April 2021 Edition

01 April | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Tony Leng, Managing Director of...

World Book Day: AltoPartners’ Top Reads for New CEOs – 15 Must Reads For Newly Appointed CEOs

05 March | In recognition of World Book Day today, 5 March 2021, we compiled a list of 15 must-reads for newly appointed CEOs or anyone wishing to hone their leadership game. In no particular order, they...

The Director’s Dilemma – March 2021 Edition

01 March | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Peter Tulau, Managing Director...

The Top Reason for a Toxic Work Culture

18 February | This article was first posted on the AESC website. To view this article, click here A toxic culture causes disengagement even with top talent. It stifles innovation and productivity and leads to...

6 Lessons for Today from the “Great Generation” Past

08 February | By Keith Labbett, Managing Partner at Osprey Executive Search / AltoPartners Toronto As February 2021 is upon us and (not surprisingly we realise that the New Year was not an instant fix to the...

The Director’s Dilemma – February 2021 Edition

01 February | Produced by Julie Garland-McLellan, Consultant at AltoPartners Australia and non-executive director and board consultant based in Sydney, Australia. Contribution by Kevin Hall, Managing Partner at...

Videos

The Women of AltoPartners – International Women’s Day 2021

06 March | While others talk about diversity, we live it. With over 40% of our member firms headed by women, our partnership is comprised of over 580 people, with 389 being women, in 63 offices across 36...