Executives in Africa win ‘Best UK Overseas Operation’ at the 10th Global Recruiter Awards
The 10th Global Recruiter Awards took place yesterday at Café de Paris, London, with Executives in Africa lifting the award for “Best UK Overseas Operation”. The Awards have an unprecedented reputation within the Industry for recognizing the best of the best, so winning the “Best UK Overseas Operation” with their first nomination, was a superb […]
Meet the Finalists: “Best UK Overseas Operation”
Executives in Africa are excited to announce that we are finalists in the highly coveted category of “Best UK Overseas Operation”, for the Global Recruiter Awards being held in June at Café de Paris, London. The annual awards have an unprecedented reputation within the recruitment industry for recognising the best of the best. It is […]
What is Driving Localisation Strategies Across Africa? by Steve Hasson, Executive Search Consultant
When talking about where his replacement will come from, Jack Welch, GE’s CEO, recently stated that this leader will likely have had significant exposure to working in one or more emerging markets locations; “An executive cannot develop a global perspective on business or become comfortable with foreign cultures by staying at headquarters or taking short […]
Is it possible to recruit for a naturally engaged workforce? Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director shares her thoughts from the HR Expo Africa 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.
This year, I was delighted to be asked back to the HR Expo Africa in Lagos, the theme of which was ‘Employee Engagement’, to run a Masterclass entitled ‘Attract, Recruit & Retain an Engaged Workforce’ as one of the opening speakers. Even through we have run an Employee Engagement Survey for the last 2 years […]
Private Equity looks to East Africa for investment opportunities
Having recently become members of the AVCA, Executives in Africa were delighted to have two Consultants attending the AVCA conference in Nairobi at the beginning of April 2019. His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta was due to make the welcoming address to the assembled audience but, with his State of the Nation speech due in just […]
East Africa is a Dynamic Goldmine. By Dennis Chaling’a, Regional Finance Officer
About the Author: Dennis Chaling’a is Regional Finance and Project Officer for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. Dennis holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing master’s in business administration majoring in Operations Management from the same University of Nairobi. Dennis is accomplished in financial management majoring mainly in project finance. […]
Is it Possible to Run a Truly Confidential Search?
Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director, Discusses Where the Pitfalls are and How to Plan for Success.
“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” ― Benjamin Franklin We are all familiar with the fact that a candidates’ confidentiality is at the heart of any Executive Search or hiring process. However, the most sensitive of Searches are when a position itself, that is being recruited for, must be kept a secret. […]
Five Places in Africa where EiA are this Month!
EiA are visiting clients across Africa this month continuing the commitment to have a positive and lasting impact on Africa. Sarah, our Managing Director, will be presenting a Masterclass and representing EiA on a panel at the HR Expo Africa in Lagos, Nigeria as well as taking time to visit clients and candidates for both […]
From In-House Recruiter to Executive Search – A Unique Insight into Your Recruitment Challenges
We are excited to announce that Steve Hasson has recently joined the Executives in Africa team. A Zimbabwean by birth, educated in both Zimbabwe and South Africa, and with nearly ten years’ experience recruiting senior level hires for PZ Cussons in Africa (and globally), Steve has already had a positive impact on the EiA team, enabling […]
My $600,000 Hiring Mistake and How You Can Avoid It. By John Agnew.
I write this specifically for you and I am one of you. That’s assuming that you are a business owner, Managing Director or HR professional engaged in an African market with turnover of anywhere from $500k to $500M. I am not a recruitment industry professional and I don’t have any plans to become one. I […]