HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES
Hiring for CEO, MD picks up as companies look for tough leaders
Firms are looking for effective and tough leaders to steer them through an economic downturn to the next level.
Covid has cut the time it takes to hire top level executives
Search firms told ET that the time taken for filling leadership positions in com...
Big-ticket expat hirings stuck, all joining dates rescheduled
Expat hiring will get pushed out at least temporarily, including for OCI cardho...
Heidrick & Struggles appoints Puneet Pratap Singh as partner-in-charge of India
Before moving to Heidrick & Struggles, where he will soon be completing 11 years, Singh spent nearly a decade at boutique executive search firm Executive Access, where he was last a partner.
The long hunt for top talent at India Inc
A recent CEO search for a passenger car maker took a year to be finalised.
No-shows by candidates up even in tough job market
No-shows are no longer restricted to the boom times.
Global talent is finding India more attractive now: Krishnan Rajagopalan of Heidrick & Struggles
Nasdaq-listed executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles' CEO Krishnan Rajagopalan helps companies to figure out the best talent for CEOs.
Telecom executives rush to exit sector as companies eye consolidation
Telecom is truly in turmoil now. Analysts said smaller telcos will continue to face the heat while larger ones will run an extremely tight ship to sustain.
Krishnan Rajagopalan to lead Heidrick & Struggles
Rajagopalan is the second Indian-origin CEO to make it to the top job in the fiercely-competitive executive search industry.
Indian companies far behind US firms in offering CXOs severance pay
Severance deals are set to rise as more Indian companies look to attract global talent and adopt a perform-or-perish approach toward CXOs.
Online's billion dollar babies: How a nascent digital industry generated $1.5 bn of employee wealth in 5 years
India’s homegrown companies have used ESOPs to attract talent in compressed timelines, he adds. The fast sprints in a company’s growth are rewarded, rather than the marathon of loyalty which was the case in the era of Indian IT outsourcing services.
Demand for managers with packages higher than a crore grows by 25-30%, say headhunters like Amrop India and others
EMA Partners closed 75-80 searches with crore-plus salaries this year after 60-65 in 2013. Amrop India handled over 25 searches in 2014.
Junior investment bankers may get hefty bonus, but seniors face a cut
Head hunters said junior bankers from analysts to VPs will be rewarded better, mostly through payments deferred over the year or in stock, in line with trends.
Recruitment firms like Heidrick & Struggles getting out of comfort zones to find right fit for their clients
At recruitment firm ABC Consultants, managing director Shiv Agrawal is in the middle of an unusual search.He's been approached by an upcoming music producer/composer looking to break into the big league.
Demand for executives will be high in 2014
Company transformations aimed at beating the slowdown and revival of growth in some sectors are expected to keep senior executive movements buoyant in 2014.