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Teresa May was wearing a £1,190 Vivienne Westwood suit

On the front page the London Times on Wednesday, I noted that Teresa May (the UK Prime Minister) arrived for a major meeting on Brexit wearing “a £1,190 Vivienne Westwood suit for the occasion”. As this article was on the front page of one of the world’s most prestigious newspapers, I suddenly became aware how […]

Declan Haverty joins Horton International (UK)

We are pleased to announce that Declan Haverty has joined the UK arm of Horton International, the international Executive Search Organisation, as a Partner. Declan began his career with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) working across business sectors in technology management consultancy with a range of blue-chip corporate clients. After seven years, with experience of professional […]

Graham Cole CBE appointed Chairman of Horton International UK

Horton International UK is pleased to announce that Graham Cole CBE, FRAeS has accepted the role of Chairman. Graham began his career in the motor industry with GKN before moving to Westland Helicopters Limited where he held a number of roles, including eight years in Brazil as Regional Director of Westland Helicopters. On his return […]

From Cavewoman to Chairwoman

What Horton International executive search is doing to encourage the transition In my previous article on the subject, I talked about examining what is being done by various stakeholders in this debate on gender diversity.  In this article, I want to explain how we as executive search consultants are contributing – on a daily basis […]

Recruitment with a view

I was an in-house recruiter once, with experience of working in a similar organisation for a few years prior but with no idea about recruiting or HR. It was fun but I did almost do some damage as every inexperienced person does (saved by my boss, thankfully). Business was different then, the world was different. Companies were […]

Guestblog by Melanie Duffett

Turning negatives into positives on passenger transport Two things caught my eye while travelling this week which made me question why people can’t see a positive way around some negative customer situations. Firstly, the ongoing debate around HS2 reached my local paper under the headline Paying the price for HS2.  The landlord of the award-winning Bree Louise, […]

Cultural fit is not always what it is made out to be

 Beware the Culture Fit by Apoorva Mathur The culture debate in organizations continues to intrigue us. Research reports rank it as a key consideration, and meme factories work overtime to celebrate culture in their own way. With culture emerges the question of “culture fit” in hiring and talent management discussions. Participants in these discussions tend to suggest that those who […]