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Though qualitatively different from in-person meetings, a virtually conducted interview process is equally valuable to those making senior-level hiring decisions.

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Employers are increasingly finding it harder to fill management and executive positions. Companies with a clearly stated and authentic higher purpose have an advantage in the search for top talent.

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Leaders can take four steps to build a purpose-driven organization that leads to better business outcomes.

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Andrew Harding, managing director and CEO of Aurizon, shares his thoughts on current challenges CEOs are facing and his approach to succession planning.

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During the COVID-19 crisis, leaders are having to make decisions that involve paradoxes: choosing between seemingly self-contradictory goals. Those who reframe their thinking about such decisions will make better ones.

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The real competition in the energy industry in the years ahead will be for a new kind of leadership.

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The COVID-19 crisis will force many companies into some form of restructuring. Keeping a few purpose-focused principles in mind can help boards and leadership teams emerge with more agile, innovative, and resilient organizations.

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Companies that are agile have a better chance of not just surviving but thriving during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, boards were facing a daunting mix of challenges that highlighted weaknesses in many traditional practices. To be fit for the future, boards must focus on their purpose, composition, and culture.

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The CPO role is gaining traction in the tech and fintech industries. What should companies consider when appointing one?

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It’s already clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will change many companies’ current form. As boards consider their next steps, expert knowledge on restructuring will become an important component of board oversight.

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Jacqueline Chow, non-executive director for Coles Group, and David Gonski, chairman of ANZ, discuss the important role that boards serve in promoting D&I initiatives and helping companies realize the business benefits of their efforts.

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The retail industry’s ongoing transformation and new challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need for US boards and CEOs to examine how they communicate to stakeholders, plan, and assess leadership in an emergency.

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Boards that do well and thrive through a crisis do three key things.

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Most boards don’t take the time to step back and rigorously review their own performance. Doing so will benefit not only the board but the organization as well.

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Heidrick & Struggles has developed four scenarios for the world of work in 2023. Here we explore the implications for leaders and organizations in each scenario.

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What board members should keep in mind now to prepare their companies for the post-crisis world.

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If a CEO is diagnosed with COVID-19, a board must be prepared to manage the unique consequences. The incoming CEO will benefit from keeping a few tested principles in mind in this unprecedented situation.

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There are three trends emerging as boards prepare for a future following the COVID-19 crisis.

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The COVID-19 crisis underscores the need for leaders at all kinds of organizations to avoid blame and lead with adaptability, resilience, learning, and foresight.

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