The greatest demand for talent over the last year has been for leaders who can scale businesses. Executives in Africa are an award-winning Search Firm who specialise purely on senior management roles based across the continent. Having delivered over 750 Searches across 42 countries in Africa, they really are expert when it comes to human […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Being a part of the PfA is exciting and arriving at any event combines eager anticipation with many questions usually starting with – have I got enough business cards to share with these impressive professionals, who, like me, are African but have made London their current home? Stepping out of the taxi on Holborn Viaduct […]
In terms of sheer numbers, as the biggest global investor in the continent, the impact of China on Africa can only be seen as positive….mostly? So what is the scale? In two decades China has become Africa’s most important economic partner. In trade terms China is as big as the next three (almost four) countries […]
What opportunities do the Youth of Africa present? Elizabeth Bintloff, CEO, Junior Achievement Africa, shares her thoughts
One of the challenges I face when I talk to people outside of our mission space about the subject of youth in Africa is that there is not always a clear understanding of who Africa’s youth are. The media and other sources frame our assumptions about all youth, and for African youth especially, the references […]