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 […]

6 Ways COVID-19 Has Changed the Job Market

As Covid-19 rips through the economy, all of us are left thinking: what will this hold for jobs in the future? Will we ever be the same again? However, the reality prevails: change is the only constant amongst a world of uncertainty. Emmanuel White, Co-Founder of WeLinkTalent Executive Search in Singapore and partner of IESF: […]

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 […]

The importance of Total Career Management for Millennial Managers

Interview with Patrick Meirlaen, labor market specialist and CEO of The Future Alliance (partner of IESF) about the future of HR and the shift to Total Career Management in redefining the recruitment process post COVID-19. “Outplacement on the one hand and team crafting on the other, are becoming trends. People have to reinvent themselves and […]

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 […]

IESF Webinar: Back to Business

Last week, IESF held 2 webinars ¨Back to business – how the pandemic is changing industries today and in the future¨ with over 50 participants worldwide. During this interactive webinar, participants shared their experience of how their business and industries of their countries are facing the current pandemic. Attendees also discussed what trends we shall […]

Home office is here to stay

By Gloria Sotomayor, Managing Partner at North Hunters, Mexico. In July 2019, Mexico’s Senate approved work from home as labour benefit with the purpose of better performance, productivity and workers quality of life. (Article 311, Federal Labor Law 2020 ) During my career as a Head Hunter, I have had the opportunity to work in […]

The Romanian HR – with mask and gloves

By Adelina Rosca, General manager at Rosman Talent Solutions, Romania. Already in the eighth week of isolation and we can say we have learned, in an extremely short time, to live differently than we could ever imagine before the COVID-19 pandemic. We are still isolated from our loved ones; as the virus is present among […]