October 29th, 2014 – Vienna, Austria – Wells Associates, a China focused executive search practice which provides complete human capital solutions, has joined AIMS International effective October 2014.
Its local expertise combined with the strength of the global partners of AIMS International will have huge advantages for clients and prospects of both sides. The Managing Director of Wells & Associates, Ms Cindy Han, is well known in the world of HR and to Executive Search, as she brings along more than 16 years of senior experience in Greater China. She established Wells & Associates in 2005. Previously, Cindy had worked for many multinational firms including Spencer Stuart, Ray Berndtson and Templar in Shanghai.
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October 20th, 2014 – Vienna, Austria – The AIMS International EMEA Regional Meeting 2014 was hosted by Sofia/Bulgaria 2nd – 5th of October.
The Meeting, held in The Hilton Hotel, was attended by over 40 AIMS International representatives from the Europe, Middle East and Africa region who succeeded in taking another confident step in strengthening the foundations of the partnership.
The majority of the meeting focused on the Strategy Vision 2017 and its implementation in the EMEA region, setting the clients’ needs further into the focus. The new leaders of all Global Teams, Mr. Peter Barkhurst (Germany / VP CN EMEA) and Mr. Gregoíre Depeursinge (Switzerland / VP CW EMEA), led best practice workshops and shared success stories with the EMEA colleagues, which demonstrated again the value of the global teams, e.g. for individual search projects as well as for multinational assignments on the executive level. AIMS International local partners in Canada, Denmark and Italy presented details to their services which show how they have reached their position as local top level providers in their countries.
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October 14th, 2014 – Vienna, Austria – AIMS International, a preeminent global Executive Search and Talent Management organization, has launched the 10th issue of its Business Climate indicator. The ABCA delivers a global insight from the executive search business point of view.
This analysis of the Executive Search Market surveys past, present and expected business conditions in 7 major business segments. It approaches the last 4 months and forecasts the next 4 months on the basis of interviews with AIMS International partners and consultants in 41 countries. The first ABCA was published in Q2 2011.
“Every issue of the ABCA delivers useful information for any business leader. AIMS International covers the whole world and as trends in Executive Search firms are very early signs of changes – good or bad, the ABCA analysis provides concise information about these trends. It is a good indicator of where the future is heading”, says Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International.
The ABCA Q3 2014 shows the following results:
- There is a dramatic change in the current business situation on the local markets compared to the ABCA 2014 Q1. Today, 23% (Δ -23%) of the AIMS International partners and consultants evaluate the state of the market locally as good, 65% (Δ +21%) as middle and 13% (Δ +3%) as bad. This is a radical change in comparison to the positive evaluation of the local markets 6 months ago.How is the current local business situation in the local markets?
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“Knowing how to pick the right leaders in a globalised, increasingly selective corporate world has made AIMS International one of the leading executive recruitment firms out there”
An interview with Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International, by EUROPEAN CEO
Having ranked among the top 10 executive search firms worldwide in the past five years, AIMS International must be doing something right. The headhunting firm always gets strong results in global ranking because it has learnt how to crack the recruitment code. Finding leaders that can take a firm to success despite location or sector is not an easy feat in an age where executives are increasingly selective about their future employers. This is essentially why AIMS International has spread itself across all continents with more than 90 offices in around 50 countries. The firm hopes that it can gain access to a plethora of talented individuals across borders and sectors.
With companies becoming increasingly global, it has been crucial for AIMS to be able to deliver a cross-border service, says Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International.
In this respect, AIMS has significantly benefited from its international presence. “Before companies were national, then international, multinational and now global. This means a 24 hour operation all over the planet, in all cultures, with all types of legislation and rules,” explains Ekberg. “Few executive search firms are truly global. AIMS International is and that is our biggest advantage.” Continue reading “EUROPEAN CEO presents Daniel Ekberg” »
A close-knit team to provide an excellent service of Executive Search
Text by Elena Marzorati – Photo by Elisa Casanova, PLATINUM MAGAZIN, July 2014
AIMS Italia belongs to the Group AIMS International, one of the major organizations working in the field of Executive Search, present in 5 continents and more than 50 countries. “AIMS Italia does not follow a rigid modus operandi that in the minds of people is often associated with a multinational company. On the contrary, flexibility is our strength, as well as orientation to customer, for which we produce deepened mapping of the market of interest to identify talent with more interesting skills. The best accuracy of service is our ultimate goal, “explain Pierangelo Favero and Eleonora Chiodelli, shareholder members of this company, which is specialized in the head hunting of manager and evaluation of human resources, and which in 15 years has grown steadily, from 8 to 25 employees and is about to usher in a new headquarter in Milano. Continue reading “Research and evaluation of talent” »