How to prevent brain drain

One in 10 of Britain’s best workers have been lured from the UK in a brain drain and been replaced by low-skilled migrants, according to research from the University College London. Andrew Brassleay looks at how to attract and retain the best talent, now that the future of retaining highly skilled nationals and migrant staff is uncertain in the wake of the referendum

Read More

Delivering transformational change

ILM logoChris Goward and Margaret Kett of executive search experts, Tyzack on delivering transformational change via diversity.

Companies gain value from revenues and market share by turning intangible assets such as brands, intellectual property and human capital, into strategic assets. It is the realisation of these intangible assets that the success or failure of the business relies upon. Talent management is another intangible asset which growing in perceived value, must be released. Whilstcompanies now regularly link talent management to the business, vision and strategy, talent diversity remains an area that should be addressed with greater urgency.

Read More

Transitioning from hero to collaborator

ILM logoTo boldly go where no man has gone before: part of The Captains Oath from Star Trek. For many senior managers today, the world of collaborative management can be just as alien, their experiences shaped predominantly within organisations rooted in hierarchical structures redolent of the nineteenth century.

Read More

Women in Leadership: Cyper security

ILM logoEven business giants are fallible, as seen by the recent security breaches encountered by eBay and Target. Rhian Morgan discusses how senior women need to increase their interest in the subject, and talks to executive advisor Robin Murray Brown, of Tyzack Partners, about how boards need to be proactive in preventing cyber attacks.

Read More

The changing digital environment and the role of the chief digital officer

ILM logoDavid Dumeresque, of executive search firm Tyzack, on the rise of the chief digital officer.  The rise of the digital environment has brought to prominence all kinds of new challenges and opportunities, from the importance of creating a sustainable corporate digital footprint, to the role of social media in an organisation.  Yet within this evolving digital context it is the role of digital director that is becoming increasingly more important as part of the corporate fabric.

Read More

The role of the CFO in the digital era

ILM logoChief financial officers have more to do with leadership than ever before, says David Chancellor of Tyzack.  One of the advantages of being an executive search consultant is that we get an early insight into developing trends in the C-Suite.  From regular meetings with CEOs, HR Directors, CFOs and others from a broad range of companies, we are able to discern subtle shifts in the market place that affect the way companies operate and position themselves for the future.

Read More