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Trends in Recruitment for HR Directors in European SSCs: Insights from an Experienced Consultant

Recruitments for HR Directors in European SSCs. As an experienced consultant specializing in C-level recruitments including recruitments for HR Directors for Shared Services Centers (SSCs) across Europe, I have had the privilege of working closely with many HR Directors. I understand the unique challenges and opportunities that this role faces. From my base in Poland, […]

SUCCESSFUL RECRUITMENT OF CHIEF ACCOUNTANTS

Successsful Recruitment of Chief Accountants My Experiences and Challenges My experience in recruiting Chief Accountants spans working with companies of various sizes, from small businesses to international corporations. I am proud to say that many of my candidates have not only successfully taken up positions but have also significantly improved the financial efficiency of their […]

Recruiting for the position of Plant Manager. Is it an easy or difficult task?

Recruiting for the position of Plant Manager. Is it an easy or difficult task? I always smile when I hear that a recruiting for a Plant Manager position is coming up. Despite it is usually a significant challenge, it involves engaging with interesting candidates. I like this position, and so do the candidates. This is […]

Executive Recruitment in Wind Energy Sector in Poland: Challenges and Opportunities

Executive Recruitment in Poland’s Wind Energy Sector: Challenges and Opportunities Poland’s commitment to renewable energy, particularly wind energy, is experiencing dynamic growth. This sector, driven by governmental support and international collaborations, necessitates skilled executives to handle technological advancements, regulatory changes, and complex market dynamics. Based on our experience in recruitment projects for Wind Energy seactor […]

Navigating Transformative Changes in Executive Search: Insights from the IESF Conference 2024 Lozanne Switzerland.

Navigating Transformative Changes in Executive Search: Insights from the IESF Conference 2024 Lozanne Switzerland. Navigating Transformative Changes in Executive Search. The Executive Search industry, often regarded as a barometer for economic trends and corporate health, gathered for the annual regional conference organized by the International Executive Search Federation (IESF) on April 3rd, 2024. We thank […]

Unlocking International Growth: A Case Study in Strategic Talent Acquisition

Unlocking International Growth: A Case Study in Strategic Talent Acquisition As the global marketplace evolves, businesses are constantly seeking avenues for expansion into new territories. However, the journey towards international growth is often fraught with challenges, particularly when it comes to securing the right leadership talent to drive success in foreign markets. A recent success […]

Synergy between Agency and own Recruitment Department

The synergy between the Agency and own Recruitment Department Why do companies with their own Recruitment Departments still use the services of Recruitment Agencies? In today’s dynamic business world, talent recruitment is a key element of every company’s success strategy. Many businesses choose to establish their own recruitment department to meet their staffing needs. However, […]

Long Employment Considerations

How do we react to long and very long employment in one company? One of the most important aspects that catches the attention of recruiters is the length of tenure in one company. Is long-term employment in one place an asset, or could it be a cause for concern? By long, I mean several years, […]

More Women on Boards.

More Women on Boards in top positions: A new perspective in executive search. Diversification and Inclusion Across Poland and Europe, there’s an observable trend towards hiring more women in executive boards and managerial positions. A common challenge remains: breaking the barriers that limit their presence in these roles. For example despite Polish women possessing the […]

From Telegram to LinkedIn. My 18th Recruitment Journey.

From Telegram to LinkedIn: My Sentimental Recruitment Journey. Can you imagine recruitment without LinkedIn? Today marks 18 years of using LinkedIn. Eighteen years with you on board. This time has been full of inspiring individuals, interesting projects, and countless clicks on “accept invitation.” Who would have thought that this professional relationship would outlast most of […]

Ideal Candidate for Executive Search Recruitment. 14 Tips.

Ideal Candidate for Executive Search Recruitment In the constantly changing world of corporate leadership, executive search recruitment is an essential element in finding and hiring the best talent for important roles within organizations. Finding outstanding leaders requires a strategic approach, and it is crucial to understand the qualities that make a candidate suitable for executive […]

Candidates and Executive Search Consultants. Expectations.

Understanding the Executive Search recruitment process and each other’s expectations and needs. Candidate versus Executive Search Consultant. In the rapidly changing and competitive world of executive recruitment, both Candidates and Executive Search Consultants face unique challenges and opportunities. For Candidates, the Executive Search recruitment process can be a mix of excitement, anticipation and sometimes apprehension. […]

Global Quality Search Process

IESF sets new global standards with a unified Quality Search Process In a landmark move, the International Executive Search Federation (IESF) has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative to standardise executive search processes across its global network. This comes after an intensive collaborative effort culminating in a unanimous agreement among partners during the 2023 Annual General Meeting […]

From Business to Cultural Institutions?

From Business to Cultural Institutions? Is the migration of candidates between the commercial sector and arts and culture institutions possible?  The Polish arts and culture scene is currently undergoing an intense process of change, facing new new challenges in almost every area of its activities. At the same time, it opens up fascinating possibilities in […]

When Confidentiality in Recruitment matters? 7 Examples.

Maintaining Confidentiality in Recruitment – Key to Success in the Polish Market In today’s global business landscape, Poland is becoming an increasingly attractive market for international companies seeking qualified candidates for executive positions. However, as competition in the job market intensifies, maintaining confidentiality in recruitment processes becomes a crucial element of success. Executive Search agencies, […]

References Media Advertisement Entertainment

References Media Advertisement Entertainment Some profiles of companies and references in the Media Advertisement Entertainment sector. When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the confidentiality conditions […]

References FMCG

References FMCG Some of the profiles of our customers in the area of FMCG companies. When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the confidentiality conditions we […]

References Banks Leasing Insurance companies

References Banks Leasing Insurance companies Some of the profiles of our customers and References Banks Leasing Insurance companies. When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the confidentiality […]

References Distribution Logistics Retail

References Distribution Logistics Retail Companies Some of the profiles of our customers and References Distribution Logistics Retail . When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the […]

References for Telecommunication and IT companies

References  Telecommunication and IT companies Some of the profiles of our customers and references Telecommunication and IT. When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the confidentiality […]

How to give yourself “career insurance” during uncertain times? Four Tips.

How to give yourself “career insurance” during uncertain times? In a time of so much uncertainty, many professionals feel unmoored. We can’t control the public health situation or the broader economy. But when it comes to our careers, we don’t have to sit back and wait for things to happen to us. Here are four […]

Recruitments for IT Telecoms

Recruitments for IT  Telecoms Recruitments for IT Telecoms. The advancing technological revolution and pandemic times have further strengthened the position of IT candidates in the labour market. The demand for these professionals has increased. Programmers, cyber-security experts and big data experts are invariably in the most significant need of employers. The popularisation of remote working […]

Recruitments Consumer Goods and Services

Recruitments Consumer Goods and Services Recruitments Consumer Goods and Services. The consumer goods and services (FMCG) industry is one of the most dynamic, competitive and specific sectors. Among other things, this is due to the need for constant changes in the product range. Consumers like novelty, change and promotions. This is why there has been […]

Recruitments for Construction Building Energy

Recruitments Construction Building Energy. During the pandemic, the construction market did very well compared to other sectors of the economy. Practically no construction sites were closed, the flow of public money for transport infrastructure investments was flowing, and developers and individual investors were building on a massive scale. It was a record time for renovations, […]

Recruitments for Pharmaceutical companies

Recruitments for pharmaceutical companies Recruitments for pharmaceutical companies.  The Polish pharmaceutical sector is amidst significant organisational and legislative changes. Companies are merging and acquiring other entities to enlarge and enrich their product portfolio. Many challenges for the industry have also arisen due to legal changes and the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic […]

References Construction Building Energy

References Construction Building  Energy Sector Some of the profiles of our customers and references Construction Building Energy. When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency's experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve the confidentiality [...]

The Age of Smart Industry: Trends in Manufacturing

The Age of Smart Industry: Trends in Manufacturing Already before the pandemic disruption in 2020 and 2021, there were significant changes on their way in the manufacturing industry. But the pandemic caused a real boost in the adoption of Industry 4.0 or even 5.0 initiatives. Manufacturers struggled to maintain cost-effectiveness while adopting or planning to […]

References for Pharmaceutical companies

References for Pharmaceutical companies Some of the profiles of our customers and references for Pharmaceutical companies considering a recruitment and consultancy company, potential clients are interested in knowing about the agency’s experience in their specific area of interest. In order to meet this demand while maintaining confidentiality in our contracts with clients, we have created sample […]

References for Manufacturing Companies

References for Manufacturing Companies Some of the profiles of our customers and references in the area of Manufacturing . When checking out a recruitment and consultancy company, Clients would like to know about the agency's experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to preserve [...]

Global recruitments. IESF Singapure 2023.

Global recruitments. Global meeting IESF Singapure 2023 All Managing Partners of the recruitment agencies that make up the International Executive Search Federation met for our annual global performance review meeting for the twenty-first time. This year in Singapore. This AGM transcended the ordinary, evolving into a jubilant celebration of ‘Synergy.’ Amidst the bustling metropolis, we […]

Leadership challenges and future capabilities in business 2024

Leadership challenges and future capabilities in business. 2024 Introduction In the past few years, businesses have navigated a labyrinth of leadership challenges: the COVID-19 pandemic, fluctuating economies, and geopolitical uncertainties. These hurdles have reshaped the business landscape and highlighted the critical role of effective leadership. As we stand on the brink of a new era, […]

Recruitments Media Advertisement Entertainment

Recruitment Media Advertisement Entertainment Recruitment Media Advertisement Entertainment. The past few years have seen a very rapid development of new technologies. This has a huge impact on the ever-changing media. “Digital transformation and its associated consequences do not bypass the media and entertainment industry. This is especially true of the changing needs and habits of […]

Becoming CEO. 7 Tips.

Becoming CEO. 7 Tips. 7 Hidden Signs You’ll Ultimately Becoming CEO. Climbing the corporate ladder to reach the C-suite is akin to ascending Mount Everest, challenging, time-consuming, and fraught with obstacles. While not a life-or-death endeavour, it requires a unique set of qualities and behaviours. Based on an analysis of today’s top corporate leaders, this […]

Executive Search | Recruitments in Poland

Executive Search in Poland|Direct Search|Recruitments in Poland Warsaw | Poznan | Wroclaw | Krakow | Katowice | Lodz | Lublin | Białystok | Szczecin | Gdansk | Other Executive Search in Poland, also known as headhunting, is a specialized recruitment process that helps companies identify and hire candidates for executive positions. This process is often […]

References NGO Cultural Institutions

References NGO Cultural Institutions When searching for a recruitment and consultancy company, clients want to know about the agency’s experience in the area they are interested in. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to maintain the confidentiality conditions we have in our contracts with clients, we have prepared sample profiles of […]

References for Trade AGRO

References for Trade AGRO When vetting a recruitment and consultancy company, clients would like to know about the agency's experience in the area of their interest. To respond to this demand and, at the same time, to maintain the confidentiality conditions that we have in our contracts with clients, we have prepared sample profiles of [...]

Internationalization of Talent | Global Executive Search Study

Is it the right time for the internationalisation of managerial talent? Are managers open to working outside their country? Do companies open up to hiring managers from other countries due to home office more likely? We report on a survey conducted in 17 countries at the end of 2022. In the final quarter of 2022, […]

Recruitments for NGOs and Cultural Institutions

Recruitments for NGOs and Cultural Institutions NGO and Cultural Institutions: this is our youngest sector, and in the last two years, we have carried out projects for well-known, renowned institutions in this market segment. NGO Non-governmental organisation. These are Non-Governmental Organisations (NPOs), also known as Social Benefit Organisations. They are set up by individuals to achieve […]

Recruitments for Agro Sector

Recruitments for Agro Sector Poland is one of the largest producers and exporters of agri-food products in the European Union. Approximately 80% of Polish agri-food exports reach consumers’ tables in EU countries. In recent years, Polish agriculture and processing have been modernized and adapted to EU production standards regarding quality, food safety and environmental impact. […]

Recruitments Retail Distribution Logistics

Recruitments Retail Distribution Logistics Retail and Distribution Recruitments Retail Distribution Logistics. The retail market in Poland is currently dominated by large, mostly foreign, retail chains. Discount stores, hypermarkets, and supermarket chains hold a dominant position in the market. For many years, the traditional channel has been losing market share, whereas the modern channel has been […]

International recruitments in the US

International recruitments in the US are a challenge for many companies. International recruitments in the US are a challenging task for many companies. Recent years brought a very dynamic development of Polish companies on international markets. Our agency is increasingly often approached by companies seriously considering expanding into Western markets. One of the biggest challenges [...]

International Executive Search in the Netherlands

And what about recruitment in the USA?

International Search Projects (case study Isreal | France)

The role of the assignor in challenging international search projects IESF France and IESF Israel demonstrated strong corporation despite difficult cultural and economic circumstances International Search Projects (case study Isreal | France). Partners of IESF, an international network of Executive Search firms, regularly work together on cross-border assignments. Each project highlights new challenges and learnings. […]

We all need to get better at time management

We all need to get better at time management Effective time management is crucial for success in both personal and professional realms. To master this skill, follow these essential rules. Firstly, prioritise tasks based on urgency and importance. This ensures that critical activities receive immediate attention, preventing procrastination. Secondly, create a detailed schedule or to-do […]

International Recruitments. >>View Video

NAJ International provides International Recruitments and Executive Search Services for managerial positions in Poland and within 22 countries through the International Executive Search Federation. https://naj.com.pl/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/client_video_IESF_1-1080p-210916-1.mp4 It can be also interesting for you IESF Over 30 years in Recruitment and Executive Search in Poland Award for NAJ International 2019 Executive Search | Recruitments in Poland

What does the Recruitment Process look like?. >>View Video

 Navigating Success: Unveiling the Executive Search Process Through Direct Search Method Embarking on executive recruitment via the direct search method is a strategic journey that unfolds with precision and purpose. At its core, this process is meticulously designed to identify top-tier talent directly, circumventing traditional channels and ensuring a tailored fit for organizational needs. The […]

Over 30 years in Recruitment and Executive Search in Poland

The oldest recruitment company in Poland is celebrating its over 30 years in Poland! Over 30 years in Recruitment and Executive Search  in Poland. I wondered how to list the hundreds of companies that have trusted us throughout these 30 years. On the one hand, it is difficult because we are obliged by the confidentiality […]

Success Fee or Retainer? Models of cooperation with Recruitment Agency.

Success Fee or Retainer? Models of cooperation with Recruitment Agency. Success Fee or Retainer? Models of cooperation with Recruitment Agency – when will we pay for the service? It is an essential factor in choosing an agency. This is often the first and last question posed by a person calling about cooperation with a recruitment […]

2023. The Ranking of Recruitment and Executive Search Firms

2023. The Ranking of Recruitment and Executive Search Firms worldwide. Form of map-making it easier to travel the world of recruiters in countries You do not know. In the year 2023, the Recruitment and Executive Search Firms industry received an influential report that highlighted the leading players in the field. The report, which has been […]

What is the price of recruitment agency services? How much does it cost?

What is the price of recruitment agency services? How much does it cost to work with a recruitment agency? The price of recruitment agency services is an essential element in the process of deciding whether a company should work with the agency or whether it should instead consider alternative methods to meet a given recruitment […]

How choose recrutiment agency? Tips.

How choose recrutiment agency? Tips. Good recruitment agency? How to choose? Once a company has thoroughly verified that it has used up all the methods of finding an employee on its own and either can't or won't look on its own. Therefore begins to wonder how to choose a good recruitment agency. Here the question [...]

When to start considering cooperation with recruitment agency? Eight examples.

When to start considering cooperation with a recruitment agency? The answer to this question is not simple. Usually, a recruitment agency comes into consideration when all available recruitment methods “on our own” have already been used. This approach gives the organisation financial savings. Outsourcing recruitment to an external recruitment company obviously results in costs related […]

How to Do Performance Reviews — Remotely

“How to Do Performance Reviews — Remotely” You may have conducted hundreds of performance reviews over the course of your career, but in the era of Covid-19, everything is different. You and your team have been working remotely for months now in an extremely difficult situation. How do you begin to evaluate your employees’ performance […]

Global Executive Search Poland, Europe, Asia, Americas, Africa

Global Executive Search Poland, Europe, Asia, Americas, Africa Global Executive Search Poland and recruitment has become an integral part of the business development strategy for our Clients. Consequently, they seek a reliable recruitment partner, and we are pleased to offer our services. If you are interested in our international recruitment services or have any questions, […]

Market Mapping

Market Mapping Market mapping services are becoming increasingly popular among companies in today’s dynamic business world. This sophisticated tool provides businesses with a comprehensive view of their industry, competitors, and potential opportunities, giving them a strategic advantage. By leveraging market mapping, organisations can navigate the complex business terrain with precision and make informed decisions that […]

Agile Leadership.

Agile Leadership Value-based management, Positive Leadership, Situational Leadership or Total Quality Management. There is an overload of concepts that provide input on how leadership should be approached. The new fad is Agile Leadership. But why is Agile Leadership the new black? Unpredictability, high speed, complexity and customers demanding more value, require that some of the […]

Five Good Reasons to Partner Exclusively With Search Firms

By Emmanuel White, Co-Founder at WeLinkTalent, an Exclusive partner of IESF Singapore.  When recruiting for a position in the organisation, hiring managers often find themselves facing a huge pile of CVs, a majority of which is usually irrelevant, that demands their time and, well, patience, to sort them out and try to find the best […]

Award for NAJ International 2019

Award for NAJ International 2019. Poland Emerges Victorious in IESF’s Global Recruitment Projects Ranking In the dynamic world of executive search, competition is fierce, and excellence is the key to success. Each year, the International Executive Search Federation (IESF) conducts a comprehensive assessment to identify the country that has successfully executed the highest number of […]

What is the Polish Manager like?

What is the Polish Manager like? What is a Polish Manager like? Polish C-level Manager/Director/Board Member/Executive is a person raised in the last 30 years of the new economy – a 40-60 years old person. He has experience working in at least two organizations. However, there are also professionals whose careers are composed of, e.g. […]

Do personality tests work?

Article by Pia Torreck Partner at Ingvardsen ll Partners and Philip Santilhano, Stud.Psych, Copenhagen University Do personality tests work in Executive Search? The answer to this question depends on how the test is implemented and which tests are being used. Despite the fact that we tend to understand personality and identity as something static and predictable, […]