What is an ‘exceptional’ candidate in today’s environment?
The truth is, the nature and challenges of communications and reputation management are changing all the time. In turn, this demands not just a an executive search capability that is immersed in the industry’s emerging issues, but one that can define the attributes that companies should look for in their communications leaders. This is where we score heavily. Not only do we know where the talent resides; we know how to evaluate it for today’s challenges in identifying candidates for:
- Corporate communications
and affairsAt a time of increasing stakeholder activism, scrutiny and interference, the Communications/Corporate Affairs function is now recognised as playing a key role in protecting and advancing the interests of an organisation.
- Public affairs, policy
and political riskThere has been a distinct mood-change in the way in which politicians interact with business. Furthermore, the financial crisis, which has shaken faith in the efficiency and fairness of the free markets has made government intervention both more acceptable and more likely.
- Internal & change
communicationsHaving published two research reports on the subject of internal communications and conducted many searches in the area, we can legitimately claim to have a better knowledge and understanding of the discipline than any other headhunting firm.
- Media relations
and PR and social mediaThe skill and professionalism with which a company manages the media can have a considerable impact on its reputation.
- Corporate responsibility and
stakeholder relationsCorporate responsibility (CR), or Sustainability Management, is an exciting area of management practice that has developed in leaps and bounds in the past 15 years.
relationsIR is an established and highly regarded management discipline that possesses a great deal of authority in its own right. IR directors are frequently highly experienced individuals, often viewed as part of the leadership team, and regarded as a key appointment, not just internally but by the investment community itself.
We are also relentless. A good shortlist isn’t good enough; we only return to you with a great one.