Hiring For the C-Suite: Tips for Executive Hiring

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Executive hiring is different from the average process of hiring. It involves hiring for a top or executive position within a company and more advanced methods of recruiting are required. Executive positions include managers, C-Suite executives, directors, vice presidents, among other top-level positions.

Importance of Executive Hiring

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Any executive role in your company is critical and finding the ideal candidate for these positions is important for the overall success of your business. Individuals in executive positions are responsible for making decisions that determine your company’s bottom line and shape its culture. This is why executive hiring should be approached with utmost attention and be treated as priority.

Challenges of Executive Hiring

  1. High Competition for Top Talent

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Companies out here are competing for the best talent available. the executive level is especially competitive due to their sensitive nature. Top executive know they are in demand and they can choose to work wherever they want.

2. Executive Candidates are Usually Passive

High chances are when you are looking to fill an executive position, you will find passive professionals whom you will have to coax into looking at the details of your role and the benefits associated.

3. The Changing Job Landscape

Leadership in the workplace is always changing and new roles are coming up everyday. The demographic landscape is also changing fast and we now have very young professionals taking up leadership positions. This can prove to be challenging because their needs and expectations are different from the conventional professional in a leadership position.

How to Recruit for Executive Positions Successfully

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While recruiting for executive positions is difficult, it is possible. With the right recruitment partner. BrighterMonday Kenya provides the executive end-to-end hiring package that helps you hire executive and hard-to-find talent across Africa for those hard-to-fill roles. Our database of the best and brightest talent across different African markets will guarantee you of the ideal fit for your role within the shortest time possible. Our do-it-yourself employer center also provides you an opportunity to create candidate pools for future urgent roles so that you always have great talent within reach to sample out in case of an urgent need.

Try us today. Reach out to us today and someone will get back to you with a tailored solution for your urgent executive recruitment need.

Doreen Mueke
Doreen is the Senior Content Marketer at Ringier One Africa Media.