People management

Executive leadership is changing – but has anyone noticed?

ESG, diversity and multiple crises are redrawing the skills of c-suite leadership. Veronique Elskens and Charlie Grubb, Managing Directors at Robert Half’s Executive Search practices, explore what’s happening – and why some boardrooms are being slow to catch on.

 

Don’t neglect succession planning, it will change your fortunes

More than half of businesses in Europe don’t have a succession plan in place. But some simple steps could help them address the future with more certainty. Fabrice Coudray, Managing Director at Robert Half’s Executive Search practice, explains why succession goes beyond leadership, and right to the heart of stakeholder confidence.

Investors prepare to shuffle the leadership pack

Executive leaders and investors are in unchartered territory because of an unprecedented series of events. Phillip Hendrickx, Managing Director at Robert Half’s Executive Search practice, explores why private equity investors are planning to make changes in the c-suite of their portfolio companies – and the leadership skills they need now.

Using soft skills to help women close the leadership gap

Executive leadership skills are evolving as younger generations start their careers, and hybrid working moves into the mainstream. As part of Women’s History Month, Karina Perez Galindo, Noëmie Cicurel and Vanessa Sproedt-Graef from Robert Half explore why soft skills often associated with women are becoming pivotal to modern leadership.

What should new CEOs do first?

Starting as a CEO is a fantastic opportunity and can be challenging and overwhelming at the same time. But the steps they take in the first six to twelve months will play a pivotal role in their journey and the success of their business. Karina Perez Galindo, Managing Director at Robert Half’s executive search practice, shares her advice on what they should focus on.

How to manage people in a hybrid working model

Due to the corona crisis, working from home has been the norm for several months. The road to a hybrid working model, where part of the team works at home and part at the office, seems to have begun. But how do you manage such a team? What are the pitfalls? And how do you keep employee engagement high?

4 Tips on Offering Remote Work Options

From both a retention and recruiting perspective, telecommuting programs make good business sense. Not only can they provide organizations with a recruiting and retention advantage, but they are also quickly becoming a business necessity.