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premium CFO executive search firm in Denver, Colorado? In response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, experts expect nearly 50 million new candidates to flood the market. For the first time in years, we’re seeing a shift from a so-called “candidate’s market” to an “employer’s market,” with a greater number of potential employees than there are open jobs. Many organizations and hiring managers are taking this time to rest on their laurels, assuming that candidates will come to them.
The unpredictable nature of the pandemic has sidelined most companies’ long-term business plans. And while companies will always need to remain true to their mission, vision and purpose as their North Star, I firmly believe that leaders who focus on short-term results right now will be well positioned for long-term success. Because, ultimately, success begets success. Although I agree with Peter Drucker’s saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast,” SMBs cannot afford to completely do away with strategic planning right now. Keep an eye trained on the big picture, but today’s “priority playbook” has to start with what’s right in front of you. Putting in place priorities to control costs, nurture customers, care for your employees and protect your culture are the best plans for helping SMBs not just survive this pandemic but also prepare for greater future success.
Private Equity firms entrust Spectrum with hiring their senior most important leaders who will shape and determine the future success of their portfolio companies. We have successfully guided our Clients through hundreds of these processes. Selecting the right candidate accelerates the timetable for achieving the goals of your investment thesis, enhances valuations, and ultimately leads to a very successful exit. Many of these firms utilize us throughout their entire portfolio due to our process, persistence, and thoroughness. As a trusted partner, Spectrum has completed every search we’ve been hired to perform – a track record we are very proud of. If we have to engage with several hundred candidates to find your next leader, we will. Read extra information on executive recruitment partners.
CEO’s and other Senior Executives rely upon Spectrum to build world class Leadership teams that enable them to successfully execute and fulfill their goals. These executives are hand-selected for their capacity to move at private equity speed and their ability to drive results. We recruit Functional Leaders and Subject Matter Experts who excel at revenue generation, general management, finance, innovation, and operational excellence roles.
Assess how each candidate’s work arrangement should be structured. Could it be a contract role to allow more flexibility than is possible with a fulltime hire? Consider structuring hires to minimize unemployment and outplacement costs in the present climate of uncertainty. Implement low-cost, minimal-effort, yet high-impact employee retention and mental health practices. Everyone knows we are in an unprecedented time and companies are making some things up as they go along. But keeping new and current employees involved and part of the plan will foster a climate of “we’re all in this together,” where the company’s next great idea can come from any employee that wants to contribute. Scared, resentful employees don’t often want to offer ideas.
Tom co-founded Spectrum Search Partners with Kevin Hahn in 2009. He leads the firm’s business development efforts, manages search assignments, and owns responsibility for several of its clients. He has spent the past 15 years in the human capital business, partnering with Kevin at two executive search firms (DHR International and Tri Worth Solutions), and serving as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for FASTAFF, a leading travel nursing firm, whom he helped sell to private equity. His passion for helping small and middle market-sized companies grow and maximize their potential with exceptional talent is a big reason why Spectrum was started. Read additional information at http://www.spectrumsearchpartners.com/.