Deciding Who Leads

How Executive Recruiters Drive, Direct & Disrupt the Global Search for Leadership Talent
# 15min reading time / 23min listening time
About the Summary

Noted as a “recruiting expert” by Fast Company, McCool takes his reader inside the world of executive recruiters: the most influential and elite group of management consultants operating in business today. The author reveals how senior management recruiters influence everything from executive compensation, workplace diversity, business management, profits, culture and the definition of leadership itself.

In This Summary, You Will Learn:

  • Why it is more important than ever to scour the globe for senior management talent.
  • How search consultants shape the culture and performance trajectory of client organizations.
  • How to calculate the direct and indirect costs associated with a bad executive hire.
  • Why executive onboarding is the single most important way to avoid executive-level rejection.
  • The best questions to ask about qualifications, processes, and procedure before engaging an executive search consultant.
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