Christmas gift cards at Anderson Willinger

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Last year, our gift cards were a great success and so, we have decided to prepare the opportunity to give something special to your loved ones this year too.

There are two options for you to choose from:

  • Seminar “How to change your career in 2020, and what’s new on the top management market?”

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The best books to give as presents for Christmas 2019

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2020 by Harvard Business Review

Best ideas, insights and practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. This book will inspire you to:

  • Make better connections with your customers by giving them glimpse inside your company
  • Ask better questions to boost your learning,

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Build your brand with the best. Google and Twitter at Anderson Willinger.

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

In the autumn, we will welcome Ingrita Zrinušič from Twitter and Petr Houzar from Google at Anderson Willinger to tell us about the latest tips on how to build a digital brand for CxO managers.

Join us and explore your digital brand with us.

What questions are we going to ask:

Why is it important for companies today to focus on branding their top management?

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Why do people work for my competition and not for me?

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

According to Patrick Mork, Google’s former marketing director and graduate of Insead, the most important skill of today’s managers for getting the best people is the ability to deliver excellent results and be able to sell them. 

The main tool of self-presentation of senior managers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia is LinkedIn. It is used by 89% of them and therefore we are among the most active in Europe.

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“A brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” says Jeff Bezos.

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

 

The primary reason for building your digital brand is not to increase your value in the job market but to actively communicate with your clients and employees.

According to our Executive Search studies, the activity of CEOs or Directors themselves plays a much bigger role in retaining and acquiring key talents than the activity of the company itself.

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Summer inspiration – What to download on your summer vacation for free?

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

 

Ali Qassim Jawad & Andrew Kakabadse, The 5Qs

What is the essence or DNA for great leadership?
Ten years of research provides the conclusive answer –  five key leadership intelligences– the 5Qs.
• IQ: cognitive intelligence- ability to acquire knowledgeand make a compelling argument
• EQ: emotional intelligence – ability to understand and manage emotions
• PQ: political judgement – ability to understand stakeholders’

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Offer your clients what they need

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Being told you are overqualified during the interview usually makes you happy. You think to yourself: Years of hard work have finally paid off. However, when you hear it for the third, the forth, the fifth time you start to feel angry. Finally, you realize it doesn’t make sense. What does it really mean when you are told you are “overqualified”

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Warren Buffett chooses his managers according to their wives

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

 

I am the owner of the company that I have been running by myself but I have decided to hand this role over to the executive management. How do I choose the right person?

 

It was easier for the generation of our grandparents. They chose a good and decent person whom they have known for years,

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Are you considering taking a job in direct competition?

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Achieve perfect harmony with executive search

Are you considering taking a job in direct competition?

 

First and foremost, think about why the competition wants you and what are their needs.

Focus not only on the general job description but also on real expectations between the lines.

In general, statistics show that expectations of companies hiring a competitor’s manager are much higher than real possibilities,

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The most important managerial changes in April 2018

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Achieve perfect harmony with executive search

In total, there were fifty exchanges in senior management positions in April and eight changes to the position of CEO.

A modest majority (56%) of new top executives have been internal promotions.

This pattern of change in corporate governance has shown a growing tendency over the past few months.

The most significant management changes April 2018 

 

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Anderson Willinger Experience with Agility Management in Executive Search and with Agility Thinking in Leadership

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Achieve perfect harmony with executive search

Anderson Willinger experience with Agility in executive search

Approximately 4 years ago, there were the first requests to search for managers in the area of agility.

In that period they were mostly focused on candidates for centralized IT service centers.

After that the demand for these profiles spread into telecommunications and finally into banking and services in general.

Agile management in Hr and business

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Přichází budoucnost práce

Firmy po celém světě, od technologických start-upů po nadnárodní banky, opouštějí tradiční systém, kde vysocí manažeři řídí a jejich podřízení vykonávají příkazy. Velké pravomoci dostávají malé multifunkční týmy, které se řídí samy. Říká se tomu agilní metoda řízení.

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Derek Thompson: Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Kniha o hledání cest k té nejcennější komoditě dnešní doby: pozornosti lidí. Jak to zařídit, aby si vás lidé všimli? Jak v nich vzbudit zájem?

Například šlágr Rock Around the Clock od Billa Haleyho je dodnes nejprodávanějším vinylovým singlem všech dob. A přitom to byl původně propadák. Jak to, že jej lidé nejprve odmítli a pak se do něj zbláznili?

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Tim Ferris: Tools of Titans

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Co z lidí, jako je třeba Kevin Costner, Derek Sivers, Alex Blumberg, Seth Godin nebo Malcolm Gladwell a velká řada dalších známých osobností různých profesí učinilo titány v jejich oboru? Co dělají jinak než ostatní, proč právě jim se podařilo dostat na vrchol v práci, kterou dělají. Tim Ferriss, autor světových bestsellerů 4-hodinový pracovní týden nebo 4-hodinový šéf vydal loni další bestseller Tools of Titans (Nástroje Titánů).

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11 proposals how to do it in 2017

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Practice deep breathing twice a day

Slowing your breathing can control your reaction to stressful events. If you do not meditate yet, breathe in deeply through your nose and out through your mouth for 5 minutes. Shifting to slower breathing in times of tension allows you to perform better mentally and physically.

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Select Managers by their background or by their mind set?

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Za deset let bude polovina pracující populace zaměstnána v rolích a na pozicích, které dnes ještě nejsou vymyšleny. Polovina z vás, kteří čtete tento článek, bude pracovat jinak a v pozici, o které dnes vůbec nic netušíte. Dosahování výsledků bude vyžadovat “přerámcování“ myšlení, postojů a návyků, včetně způsobu, jak vybírat klíčové lidi.

Vybírat lidi podle zkušeností, či způsobu myšlení?

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Why did you „buy“ him? So he can make you money.

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Ze špičkových manažerů se stalo zboží. Velmi drahé a luxusní zboží. Čím dražší a luxusnější zboží manažeři jsou, tím větší od nich očekáváte přidanou hodnotu.

Tlak na výsledky je takový, že už téměř nikdo nedostane rok nebo snad rok a půl na to, aby pochopil firmu, byznys, trh. Životnost manažera klesla během posledních pěti let ze 4,5 na 3,6 roku v nové manažerské roli.

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Integration Management as first priority

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Proč jsme si ho koupili?

ABY VYDĚLÁVAL!

Ať už jste velká firma nebo malá – určitě řešíte problém podobný tomu našemu; pořídili jsme totiž docela drahého manažera a chceme, aby co nejrychleji podával maximální výkon a přinášel zisk. Právě proto jsme ho přece „koupili“… Jak ale nehledat znova a znova? Jak nepřicházet o lidi s potenciálem,

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Brexit impact on employment in the EU and Eastern Europe

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Jak ovlivní BREXIT zaměstnanost v Evropě?

Nábor nových zaměstnanců ve Velké Británii se prakticky zastavil. Zatímco před šesti měsíci nabíralo 52% britských společností zaměstnance na dobu určitou nebo na zkrácený pracovní úvazek, dnes je situace výrazně jiná.

Více než třetina britských společností (cca 36%) pozastavila nábor nových zaměstnanců. Vyhledávání top manažerů pro britské firmy se zastavilo úplně a to až do vyjasnění dalších vládních kroků,

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Interview with Zbyněk Stejskal, TE Connectivity

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

TE Connectivity

  • Design, manufacture and distribution of products in area of connectivity for diverse industries
  • Over 80,000 employees in fifty countries around the world
  • 3 manufacturing plants in the Czech Republic (Brno, Kuřim, Trutnov)

Zbyněk Stejskal, HR Director for CEE automotive division TE Connectivity leads the HR concept for 3 countries with a total of 4,500 employees.

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Analysis of site managers 2015

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

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We have analyzed in 1Q 2015 the market of site managers. During the research AW approached 340 site managers with a link to the Czech Republic. AW reached during the research and selection following conclusions, which we share with you.

  • What are the nationalities of site managers in the Czech Republic?

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More managerial positions than last year, salaries will not increase

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

COMPANIES WILL CREATE 15% MORE MANAGERIAL POSITIONS THIS YEAR THAN LAST YEAR,

 SALARIES OF MANAGERS WILL NOT INCREASE

Leading European executive search company, Anderson Willinger estimates 15% annual increase in new senior management positions this year. Most new managerial positions will be created by small and medium size companies, both for local markets and for expansion outside Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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HR Strategies

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Talent Production in 2013

65% of Managers struggling with number of Talents in their organizations

25% of Managers support development of Talent Pools in the organizations

20% of Managers confirm proven results on Talent Programs within their organization

Based on the latest studies of Economist Intelligence Unit,

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INNOVATION is hard to measure and hard to manage

Lucie Teisleren, Inspiration

Insight on brands and innovation with country manager

INNOVATION is hard to measure and hard to manage.

When revenues and earnings decline during a recession, executives often conclude that their innovation efforts just aren’t worth it.

Maybe innovation isn’t so important after all, they think.

The contrary view, of course, is that innovation is both a vaccine against market slowdowns and an elixir that rejuvenates growth.

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