Clare Mahon, MD Europe and Africa, of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) presented “Peak Performance our Profession at New Heights”, providing the latest industry data and trends, as well as how firms can differentiate themselves in today’s competitive landscape.
Common themes covered during member roundtables and break-out sessions included leadership consulting, the role of technology in the workplace, interim management, search best practices and ways to prepare for future industry evolution.
“Our two days together are always intense and full of ideas as diverse as our 35 member countries. It is truly a pleasure to have such broad insight and we are all returning home energized for the months ahead”, said Fabio Sola, Director.
Our 2017 Autumn Summit will take place October 20-21, in Bangkok, Thailand.
Further expansion to Spain, Portugal & Latin America
PRAXI Alliance is pleased to announce a significant expansion in its international footprint. With the addition of Development Systems SA, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, clients will benefit from their broad coverage in Spain, Portugal, Brazil Mexico and Chile.
Development Systems CEO Maite Fuentes has spent more than 35 years building a strong transatlantic partnership dedicated to executive recruiting and organizational consulting.
“There are very few firms that have amassed as much combined European and Latin American experience as Development Systems”, said Director Fabio Sola, “their seamless cross-border approach and longstanding reputation is an asset to the network; we feel very well-positioned for the future”.
GattiHR 2017 Leadership Survey Results
GattiHR reached out to 30,000 HR executives to hear their thoughts about the industry.
The responses are impressive, with interesting insights and some surprises about what’s top of mind with HR practitioners across the United States.
The headlines for 2017:
Priorities - Employee Health & Wellness was a surprise top priority for HR leaders.
Challenges - HR leaders saw cross-generational challenges as a key impact area for organizational effectiveness.
Social Media - Corporate social media use is still mainly for brand-building & recruiting. Leveraging social media for employee communications and engagement was far less prevalent.
Technology - Implementing or upgrading HR technology in 2017 was in the plan for more than half of all survey participants (55%). Employee Engagement and Rewards/Recognition were tied as the #1 technology initiative.