Forbes: Eight Action Items For Targeting The Best Executive Search Results – ON Partners

Apr 11, 2019

Featuring Karen Dixon, Vice President, ON Partners.

April 11, 2019 |


Engaging in an executive search is an important undertaking for any organization. Clearly, the leadership role to be filled is expected to have a meaningful impact on the company’s near-term and long-term success. The individual placed in that role will need to succeed not only in meeting the responsibilities of the position, but also in possessing the cultural, relational and leadership attributes necessary to succeed in the organization. And currently, in the U.S., we are experiencing a historically tight market for talent.

With all of this in mind, it is no surprise that clients often ask: What can we do to help facilitate the best possible search outcome? Reflecting upon my 20-plus years in both corporate HR and executive search — and my involvement in hundreds of leadership searches — I would suggest that the following action items will most frequently have a meaningful impact on the success of an executive search… continue reading


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