InsightsExecutive Talent Nuances in COVID Times

When borders were closing in March 2020 and the movement of people started to be restricted, the expectation was that board and executive recruitment would be severely curtailed. There was a hiatus in some areas, but it was temporary. Over the past 18 months, the search for board and executive talent and executive appointments have continued apace. But there have been a number of differences, both from employer and candidate perspectives.

September 21, 2021

InsightsLockdown, Remote Working and Relationship Maintenance

As we look back on 2021 and accept the reality that the lingering COVID pandemic continues to challenge us socially, psychologically and in the workplace, many organisations are pondering the medium-to-longer term effects of periodic lockdowns, extensive remote working, and the consequential lack of real, face-to-face contact between staff.

September 21, 2021

InsightsThe hidden value of organisational capability assessment

Undertaking a capability and development assessment for a suite of employees is a great way of benchmarking a leadership group and gaining business critical insights as to where talent gaps and career development opportunities may exist. But there is an additional cultural component generated which is just as advantageous.

September 21, 2021

InsightsRelationships - Precious yet perishable

Striking the right balance between working from home and the office will differ by sector but is one of the greatest challenges leaders confront and our challenge as leaders is to determine how we will lead our organisations and navigate a course to what life will be like post-lockdown.

September 20, 2021

InsightsContext is Critical for Board Appointments

Gaining and sustaining the necessary range of expertise on an eight to 10- person board can be like solving a Rubik’s cube. There are many different demands for industry, executive and functional experience, strategic focus and knowledge of markets, and digital savvy.Knowing where to start and focus can be a challenge, say Mark Lelliott and Dr Marianne Broadbent FAICD from leadership advisory NGS Global.

September 22, 2020

InsightsChoosing the right executive is critical for the success and growth of a not-for-profit organisations, given today’s competitive market.

It is no surprise that these organisations regularly use the services of search and recruitment firms to identify suitable senior executives, which gives us rare insight into trends emerging in this area.

September 22, 2020

InsightsWhat is it like to Shift Sectors – Private to Public, and Public to Private?

Over the past two to three years, we have seen much greater movement of executive across sectors: from the private to the public sector, from the public sector to the education sector, public sector into the private sector, and private sector executives into key non-for-profit executive roles.

August 11, 2020

InsightsGlobal Workforce Challenges & Opportunities from COVID-19

The consensus is that Australia is emerging from the first phase of the pandemic with some scars but broadly in good shape. This is very much the case in markets where, when infections started to accelerate, governments put the brakes on hard and swiftly. This was the case in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Denmark, and the UAE.

July 23, 2020

InsightsNew York has the ways and means, but just won’t let you be

How is the New York (NY) corporate world coping with COVID 19? According to my NGS NY colleague, the city is hardly recognisable and not for reasons you expect.

May 8, 2020

InsightsHow might COVID 19 change us?

In these pandemic times, there are plenty of economic projections and formal reports about what industries will and won’t do well this year.

April 20, 2020

InsightsLeading & Building Resilience in Times of Crisis

In this webinar global thought leader and co-founder of the Potentialife Leadership Program Dr Tal Ben-Shahar provide

April 8, 2020

InsightsCOVID19: Business as UnUsual

Priorities depend on where you are in COVID 19 cycle

December 10, 2019