Kestria Insights

Digitalization in manufacturing and the critical skills for success

| 9. helmikuuta 2023

The global effect of disruptive technology has brought huge productivity improvements in manufacturing. The changing and differentiated demands of customers push the industry to improve production in the Industry 4.0 concept and increased knowledge in data science has made data analytics possible and more meaningful. Because of this, there is an urgency in manufacturing companies to change their technology and especially their knowledge, and in turn, their workforce skills to stay competitive. So, what does digitalization mean to manufacturing organizations and what kinds of leaders are required to help organizations to take this step? Our colleagues in the industry have exchanged thoughts on finding and retaining talent in the digital age and what companies are looking for in terms of hard and soft skills.

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Hiring in the metaverse

| 2. helmikuuta 2023

What is the metaverse and how will it shape the future of the technology sector and recruitment? The metaverse is seen by some as a vision of the future, not a specific technology but a combination of a lot of virtual technologies and equipment, so we are talking about a lot of things that are virtual and applied in many spheres of business from finance to healthcare and education. These things need to have authenticity to become popular and useful. The boundless opportunities are rich, along with the challenges. We got together with our global experts to discuss the pros and cons of this exciting landscape, and how to hire across its diverse and borderless expanse.

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Global mobility for talented agribusiness professionals

| 27. tammikuuta 2023

As the struggle for sustainable food production continues, agribusiness and effective recruitment within it have become ever more important. What kind of talent helps drive success for companies in the industry and what is most important to today’s talent? We summoned our global experts to discuss the importance of international talent in this sphere as well as the current trends in mobility from both the client and candidate perspectives, from the various global regions they operate in.

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Want to make leadership impact? Appoint women (at least two) to the C-suite!

Debbie Goodman | 17. tammikuuta 2023

An abundance of research now exists to show, beyond a shadow of doubt, that appointing women to the C-suite is not only the right thing to do from an ethical and moral perspective but also the savvy business strategy. In fact, all high-quality, commercially-oriented business strategies should nowadays ensure that top management structures include at least two women. Here’s why…

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The global talent shortage, what are the solutions and how have we adapted our recruiting strategies to address them

| 12. tammikuuta 2023

The healthcare industry is a very specialized and complex area of recruitment to navigate. The challenges presented by the talent shortage are felt in particular in this area. We have spent some time with global experts from our network to get their take on the current situation and executive search strategies being applied to address them.

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The key to successful executive onboarding? It takes a village.

| 11. tammikuuta 2023

The Great Shuffle has more and more workers transitioning into new roles and new companies, but so many are failing at their new jobs. Is their skillset to blame? Imposter Syndrome perhaps? Read this week’s blog post to learn why so many executives are falling short, and what the onboarding process can do about it.

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Showing up: Tips for managing a successful hybrid career in 2023

| 4. tammikuuta 2023

This year will be the true test of companies’ work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid workforce strategies, as the novelty of having some staff in office, some out of office, and some dipping in and out wears off and new routines become entrenched. But WFH and hybrid workers are now being warned not to get too comfortable with being out of sight and just getting on with things, as being out of sight may readily start translating into being out of the minds of company leadership, inhibiting or even completely halting career progress, a leadership expert says.

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What is the evolving face of the NGO leader of the future

| 21. joulukuuta 2022

The business landscape for an NGO is a tough one with the current economic climate, not to mention the constraints of everyday operational conditions. So why go into the sector as a business leader or in general? How do digital business, diverse culture and the experience of the leaders involved effect the landscape? We’ve brought this topic to a handful of our global experts who shared their insights into why people take this career path and where these types of organizations are headed going forward.

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The art & science of constructive, bi-directional feedback as a leadership tool

Ron Magen | 15. joulukuuta 2022

In the working world, there’s no such thing as end-to-end perfection. Even when initial results are exemplary, there’s always room for improvement; faster development, fewer mistakes, more sales, larger profit margins, and more returning customers. That said, creating an environment that fosters constant learning and improvement is easier said than done.

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Disruption in the workplace: gaining employee buy-in for in-office time

Debbie Goodman | 14. joulukuuta 2022

Bringing coherence and a new kind of clarity to the workplace will be the key to ensuring successful teams in a post-pandemic future, and should be one of the major considerations for company leadership in coming months as 2023 comes into focus – particularly because of continued uncertainty on the part of employees.

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