IESF in the top 40 Global Talent Providers 2021

IESF has been included in the Global 40 by Hunt Scanlon, the list of global Executive Search Firms that now dominate the recruiting business worldwide. Founded in 2002, IESF is one of the most recognized executive search associations in the world. Currently, it is composed of 21 boutique firms highly specialized in the retain executive search of Senior and Top Management. Its […]

Successful global virtual conference on the 8th of April, 2021

Every year in April IESF organizes a European Regional Meeting, which was initially planned to take place in Copenhagen this year. Due to the pandemic and the travel restrictions, IESF was forced to host an inspiring online meeting instead. The meeting brought together 20 countries with even more participants, involving dynamic discussions about the executive […]

The Why in being partner of IESF

IESF was founded in 2002 by partners in Asia and Europe with a clear vision of growing a Global Group, unhindered by corporate restrictions and rigidity and clients’ growing needs. IESF partners are business leaders experienced in addressing the requirements of growing businesses around the world. IESF is constantly expanding its international network. We are […]

Trends in Executive Search looking at 2021 and beyond

Undoubtedly companies will continue to feel the impact of COVID-19 well into 2021; this will affect their hiring strategy for the year. Looking back on 2020 and forward to 2021, there are several trends in the Executive Search Industry. Which specific trends does IESF identify when it comes to executive recruitment? IESF – International Executive […]

IESF held its frst virtual AGM 2020

The International Executive Search Federation (IESF) held its first virtual Annual Global Meeting (AGM) on the 20th of October, 2020. The meeting brought together 21 countries with more than 30 participants, involving dynamic discussions about the recruiting sector impacts due to the pandemic outbreak. One of the meeting highlights was that despite the COVID-19 had […]

A coffee meeting with the headhunter

By Pia Torreck, Katrine Rømert and Caroline Otto – Ingvardsen ll Partners, Denmark “An inadequate CEO can ruin a company in the course of a few months.” This quote originates from one of our customers – a well-known Equity Fund. Both Equity Funds as well as Chairmen’s of the board hold the key to their […]

Why do c-levels need coaching?

By an exclusive IESF Israel partner, Eti Katabi, Partner at Kishurim HR. Ironically, many C-levels don’t even consider working with executive coaches. Sometimes, it seems as if executive coaching is dedicated to serving an audience who doesn’t recognize its value. There are a few reasons behind this. First, when it comes to professional development, senior managers […]

IESF Annual Global Meeting 2019 Montreal, Canada

The International Executive Search Federation (IESF) held its Annual Global Meeting (AGM) in Montreal, Canada from the 16th – 19th of September 2019, hosted by Mandrake, exclusive IESF Canada partner. The meeting brought together professionals from more than 20 countries, involving dynamic discussions and presentations pertaining to the future of the industry. One main topic […]

Onboarding the Top Management

By Pia Torreck, Partner at Ingvardsen ll Partners, and Jacob Vikkelsøe, Research Assistant at Ingvardsen II Partners

Hit the ground running – off to a Good Start

The former CEO is out the door and

Do personality tests work?

Article by Pia Torreck Partner at Ingvardsen ll Partners and Philip Santilhano, Stud.Psych, Copenhagen University

Do personality tests work?
The answer to this question depends on how the test is implemented and which tests are