Worst nightmares of an executive search consultant
One of Teamscope's co-founders, Tõnis, shares a selection of nightmares stories from his time as a headhunter.
How-to: Improve the typical hiring process
How to conduct a meaningful job interview – advice for startup founders
With most founders being first time managers, often their biggest challenges include recruitment. Without prior experience with hiring to rely on, most will have to figure it out by themselves.
How private equity firms use team and leadership assessment to strengthen portfolio companies
Smart private equity firms know that the key to a successful exit lies in positioning people to win.
How to build high performing teams for digital transformation?
Mature organisations often struggle with finding the right talent to lead their digital transformation initiatives as the characteristics they usually look for don't match what's needed for digital innovation. Let's change that.
How to build a winning startup team?
Hiring in the time of corona
Face-to-face interviews are a cornerstone of the traditional hiring process, but life under forced social distancing is requiring organizations to adapt. Can you still make a good hiring decision without sitting across from your candidate?
Interviews can make your hiring decisions worse
Why are someone's hobbies, or the kind of yacht she owns, or the golf club she attends, considered a basis for hiring decision? They shouldn't. Here's what to do instead.
Are more interviews better?
Interviews are one of the most common hiring rituals with good reason. A well-prepared interview can be a gold mine for valuable information, but how many interviews should a typical hiring process contain?
Hire slow, not fast
Many recruiters and start-up founders have heard the slogan "Hire fast, fire fast." This exceptionally harmful suggestion can be attributed to Mark Suster who in 2011 published an article called "Startup Mantra: Hire Fast, Fire Fast."
A guide to business succession planning
Most companies understand that their current and future success relies heavily on having the right leaders in the right roles. Yet, few can deliver it.
Fighting hiring bias with data to build better leadership teams
Checking functional knowledge, work experience, and qualifications of candidates are all relatively easy to do when hiring, but the tricky part is making sure that people work well together.
How to use talent data for better decision making in Venture Capital and Private Equity
Gartner predicts that by 2025, more than 75% of venture capital and early-stage investment decisions will be made using a combination of AI and data science and shift away from gut feel and qualitative decision making to a more platform-based quantitative process.