Posted on June 1, 2018

The 80/20 rule of talent

The Pareto Principle, or 80/20 rule as it is most commonly known, applies to a lot of things, from land ownership to peapod’s pea production. Naturally, it also applies to top talent. The 80/20 rule of talent is simple: focus 80% of your hiring and recruiting efforts on the most Continue reading…

Posted on May 29, 2018

Cultural matching – perhaps the most important aspect for successful recruitment.

Why? Because a hire with a bad culture match can cost an organization 50-60% of the person’s annual salary[1] and employees with a strong culture match have greater work satisfaction, perform better, and are much more likely to remain at a company.[2] Obviously, this is a very influential and important Continue reading…

Posted on February 8, 2018

The secret to recruiting top graduates

This question, worth millions to organizations that compete in a world where human capital is key, has a simple answer: be efficient and be personal. In order to do so, a company might have to re-evaluate its whole recruiting process, but the results are worth it! It’s tough to attract Continue reading…

What is top talent - Part 3
Posted on May 19, 2017

Part 3: What is top talent?

Organizations often ask us: “How do you know for sure, that your network has the best talent in it?”. So, for the first time in my life, I thought it would be a good idea to write a blog post about something inherently scientific. I have taken the liberty to Continue reading…

Posted on April 6, 2017

Sweden’s 101
Super Talents 2017

For the tenth year in a row, the Swedish magazine “Veckans Affärer” released a list of what they call Sweden’s 101 Super Talents. In this list, they present those they deem to “already have set their mark upon the Swedish business sector and will continue doing so” [translated by author]. Continue reading…