Hiring C-Level Executives is an authoritative, insider's perspective on perfecting the hiring process for C-suite executives. Featuring human resources executives representing some of the top companies in the nation, this book provides best practices for heads of HR who are looking to bring their executive search skills to the next level. Driven by companies increasing expectation for HR to align itself with business objectives, these authors offer tips for building a solid C-level team by diligently hand-picking each executive through a rigorous selection process, including working intimately with the board and performing extensive reference checks. As the search for talent becomes increasingly more competitive, these authors discuss the most effective methods of looking internally and externally for the ideal C-level contender. From evaluating candidates to reaching consensus to orienting the new executive, these authors explain the process of filling an open C-level position from start to finish. This book provides valuable insight for those looking to find not just an adequate fit, but one that fits the company culture in addition to the job description. Underlining an HR executive's need to be strategic, resourceful, and unbiased in this cutthroat business climate, the authors demonstrate how the role of the HR executive directly impacts the management team's efficacy based on the level of talent he or she is able to procure for the company. The different niches presented and the breadth of perspectives represented enable readers to get inside some of the leading HR minds of today, as these insiders offer up their thoughts around the keys to hiring top talent for top executive positions. Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies nationwide, rather than third-party accounts from unknown authors and analysts. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession or topic is headed and the most important issues for the future. Through an exhaustive selection process, each author was hand-picked by the Inside the Minds editorial board to author a chapter for this book. Chapters include: 1. Diane Tuccito, Vice President, Global Human Resources, Manhattan Associates - "Hiring Procedures and Decisions for Building a Strong Management Team" 2. John O Malley, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Polypore International Inc. - "Building a Winning Team by Knowing the C-Level Executives You Hire" 3. Bill Schrum, Vice President, Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation - "Beyond the Veneer: Finding the Perfect Fit" 4. Cindy Rodahl, Chief Family Resource Officer, Buca Inc. - "Leading an Organization through Transformation" 5. Linda M. Meador, Vice President, Human Resources, Renal Advantage Inc. - "The Creation of a Company: Building the Leadership Team" 6. Thomas D. Posey, Senior Vice President, Organizational Capability, Wells Dairy Inc. - "Hiring Top Talent by Understanding Positional Requirements" 7. Robert M. Berg, Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Terracon - "Retaining Talent and Building Bench Strength for the Future" 8. Steve Jones, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, LCA-Vision Inc. - "Making Sure the Best Person Professionally Is the Right Person Culturally"
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