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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Emerging and rapidly developing industries and sectors, such as Technology, Agriculture and Financial Services are fast becoming strong contributors to the success of economies across the African continent. Critical to the continued success of these emerging sectors is the human capital driving the expansion, but this talent is in scarce supply on the continent, especially […]
It is a fact that we all make up our mind about somebody within the first 5 to 8 minutes of meeting them. Whether this is face to face, by Skype or on the telephone, in an interview in particular, human nature causes us to make up our mind about a potential future hire really […]
We are very proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 7th Annual AFSIC event which is being held May 8-10th 2019 in London. This is probably the biggest investment event focused solely on Africa and more than 100 attendees from over 40 countries are expected to be many connections to build their business on […]
Disruptive technology is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new focus markets and unparalleled consumer choice. There has been an explosion in the quantity and variety of data available in Africa, produced either as a by-product of digital services, or from sensors, drones, satellites etc. Forward-thinking organisations are approaching disruptive transformations more strategically to gain competitive […]
One of the key Behavioural Competencies we are asked to find when undertaking a Search for a critical leadership role based in Africa is ‘Strategic Thinking’. However, what does this actually mean? Next time you are in a Senior Management or Board Meeting, if you ask everyone to define what strategic thinking is, you will […]
Andrea Flint has recently joined the Executives in Africa team having relocated from South Africa earlier in 2018. She never imagined she would land a job in the UK which would enable her to keep her links to the continent as well as stretch her professionally. Here’s her story of how she made the journey […]