Insights and News

The Nordwand Group team regularly shares interesting industry updates, insights and news as well as hints and tips for successfully identifying and securing your next job or your next employee.

Leadership Beyond Limits: Breaking Barriers, Building Legacies

In the pursuit of success, senior executives must not only follow the path but invent a new one, encouraging their teams to be visionaries shaping the industry landscape.

  • Victoria Scheiwiller

Navigating the Future: Strategic Imperatives for Senior Executives

As the business landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, senior executives must proactively adapt their strategies for identifying and attracting new talent.

  • The Recruitment Team

Are you Managing Your Culture? - TRANSEARCH

In turbulent times, long after your business strategy has been overwritten by the events of the day, what will endure is your culture.

  • The Recruitment Team

Is sustainability becoming all about accounting? - GreenBiz

Finance and accounting professionals are increasingly being brought in to incorporate ESG considerations into decision-making processes and reports.

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9 Japanese Productivity Methodologies to Help You Get More Done - Entrepreneur

In this age of fast-paced innovation and constant bustle, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the daunting list of activities we must complete daily. Japanese methods stand out for treating lethargy because they are simple and effective. To overcome inactivity and boost productivity and efficiency, let's examine nine Japanese approaches.

  • The Recruitment Team

10 Ways to Attract and Retain Top Talent - TRANSEARCH International

To successfully attract and retain the best and brightest requires a strategic understanding of what motivates individuals. Organisations must take into account a variety of factors that contribute to a compelling work environment.

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Navigating Leadership Transitions: A Guide for Senior Executives - TRANSEARCH International

By carefully considering the impact of new leadership and preparing the team for the transition, positive outcomes are not only achievable but can act as a powerful form of reinvigoration for the entire team.

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The Power of Facilitation: Navigating the Modern Business Landscape - TRANSEARCH International

Ultimately, mastering the art of facilitation requires preparation, practice, and adaptability, ensuring that it serves as a driving force behind positive business outcomes in an ever-evolving corporate landscape.

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5 Questions to Get Your Project Team on the Same Page - Harvard Business Review

Project's success ultimately depends on maintaining the project team alignment from inception to completion. That can only happen when a project manager consistently realigns the team throughout the project. The article presents five questions every project manager should periodically ask their teams to create and maintain alignment.

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5 Time Management Strategies For Managers In The Hybrid Workplace - Forbes

Manager burnout has been worsening since 2020, according to recent Gallup research. Hybrid work further compounds the problem for many managers as they juggle between the imbalanced schedules of commuting to the office one day, and working from home the next.

Here are five simple strategies you can implement to boost your productivity, reduce burnout, and be more in control and proactive to your work environment and less reactive.

 

  • The Recruitment Team

If You're Known for Practicing These 4 Things, You're Probably a Better Leader Than You Think - Inc. Magazine

If you're thinking about whether your employees feel truly valued, there are proven methods you can use to improve your leadership skills and make sure your team feels appreciated. Here are four daily leadership strategies that will make a noticeable difference.

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Navigating the Shift from Cooperation to Collaboration: The Leadership Challenge - TRANSEARCH International

In today's dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape, senior leaders face a profound shift from a world dominated by cooperation towards a new era of collaboration.

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How to Take Better Breaks at Work - Harvard Business Review

For many of us, being productive means spending more time working. However, nonstop work can result in feeling burnout, which in turn is associated with hindered performance. What can we do to address our declining well-being while maintaining performance?

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The Power of Culture in Driving Organisational Success - TRANSEARCH Insights

To harness the full potential of culture, senior leaders must actively manage it, using leadership techniques to shape it into a powerful, transformative force that propels their organisation forward.

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Building a Strong Organisational Culture - TRANSEARCH International

Core values are fundamental principles that guide and shape an organisation's culture. They serve as a compass for decision-making, behaviour, and interactions within and beyond the organisation

  • The Recruitment Team

Resilience: A Key Imperative for Tomorrow's Senior Leaders - TRANSEARCH International

To lead effectively in an ever-evolving world, senior leaders must adopt resilience as a dynamic force, actively cultivate it through a supportive network, and commit to a mindset of growth and adaptability.

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Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer - the balance

It's your turn! As your job interview comes to a close, one of the final questions you be asked is, "Do you have any questions for me?" Your interviewer will expect you to have some questions. In order to avoid making an unprepared or disinterested impression, take the time to have some questions of your own in advance.  

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Unlocking the Secrets of Employee Retention with ‘Why Do You Stay?’ - TRANSEARCH International

By discovering both the reasons behind employee loyalty and areas that require attention, senior leaders can foster a loyal, productive, and effective team. ‘Why Do You Stay?’ is key.

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How CFOs can position companies to be sustainability leaders - GreenBiz

Chief financial officers are responsible for a company's financial performance and reporting, but that doesn’t adequately capture the role they play in corporate strategy.

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LinkedIn Changed Its Algorithms, Here's How Your Posts Will Get More Attention Now - Entrepreneur

LinkedIn made significant updates to the way its feed works over the past several months. As a result, some content is rewarded, some now has less reach, and you're probably seeing a lot fewer selfies. To maximize your reach, it's time to share "knowledge and advice."

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How to Manage a Job Offer When You're Interviewing Elsewhere - Harvard Business Review

After months of interviewing for new jobs, you finally have an offer in hand. You’re excited, but it’s not your first choice. You’re still interviewing for your dream job and some other ones you don’t know enough about yet. You don’t want to lose the current offer, but at the same time, you want to see how the other companies’ hiring processes play out. What should you do?

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Continuous Learning: The Cornerstone of Senior Leadership Success - TRANSEARCH international

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, leaders are confronted with unprecedented challenges and opportunities. In this article, TRANSEARCH explores how senior leaders can embrace the art of learning, adapt to the changing dynamics of team structures, and harness the potential of emerging talent.

 

 

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Unlocking the Potential of Leadership Reach - TRANSEARCH International

Traditional leadership models are no longer sufficient to navigate the complex challenges and opportunities that senior leaders face. Instead, the concept of “leadership reach” has emerged as a guiding principle for those at the helm of organisations.

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Security Warning - Recruitment Scams

We can assure you that neither the database nor other Nordwand Group systems have been compromised. Find out how you can protect yourself.

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How to Navigate the Hidden Risks of AI and Digitization - Entrepreneur

Discover how businesses can harness the potential of AI-powered digitization while mitigating risks related to data governance, ethics, workforce adaptability and cybersecurity to drive optimization and achieve unprecedented growth.

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Pros and Cons of Hiring in Remote Areas - TRANSEARCH International

Weighing the pros and cons of hiring in remote areas is important before making any decisions for your business.

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Want More Out of Generative AI? Here Are 9 Useful Resources - Wired

The recent wave of generative artificial intelligence services, from chatGPT to Midjourney,are designed to be simple to use: The idea is that anyone can produce text or images using natural, non-technical language. There's a low barrier to entry.

  • Kimon Abderhalden

5 Unexpected Life Changes You Might Experience When Starting a Business - Entrepreneur

Starting a business is a goal many people pursue at some point in their lives. Once we see the potential in us and grow to believe in our expertise, we begin considering what would it be for us to start fresh and become our own boss.

  • Danny Hiscott

10 Ways To Reduce Job Search Anxiety - Forbes

With the recent surge in layoffs, more people are finding themselves searching for new roles. With that comes an increase in job search anxiety.

  • Danny Hiscott

What is the AESC?

AESC IS THE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION FOR EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMS THAT MEET RIGOROUS STANDARDS. Identifying, attracting and placing executive talent is no simple task. It requires a complex suite of skills, years of expertise and carefully curated networks. Executive search firms specialize in these particular competencies, providing organizations with leadership consulting and top-tier placements in the C-suite and at the board level.

  • Danny Hiscott

The Power of Oversight - Raconteur

Company boards are in a unique position to make things happen. But they also have a lot on their plates, especially during a downturn. So, what’s their priority at the moment? Are they driving their firms’ ESG efforts, or is focus being pulled elsewhere?

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Creating Tomorrow's Leadership Today - TRANSEARCH International

In recognising that what got us here won’t get us to where we need to be, there is a pressing need to revisit what it means to be a leader. We explore that question in two parts.

  • Danny Hiscott

A Two Minute Burnout Checkup by Chris Bailey - Harvard Business Review

  • Danny Hiscott

The Importance of Culture Savvy Leaders - TRANSEARCH International

What endures, what provides the platform for growth, what shapes future performance, what enables different strategic scenarios to unfold … is the organisation’s culture.

  • Danny Hiscott