There is a wealth of new methods, backed by research and new data sets, to inform the hiring of executive teams.
Despite this, many companies still approach hiring based on outdated principles and concepts, which means that they are not making optimally successful hiring decisions.
The way many companies continue to hire is via an approach based on ideas and principles that may no longer hold up in the face of insights and data that have emerged over the last couple of years
Addressing the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) conference, Debbie Goodman-Bhyat noted an increase in the amount and understanding of available data informing new appointments to top positions. There were six issues companies should now be considering when making top appointments: