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CareerTeam is a specialist in the field of human resources. Particularly in the art and science of headhunting executives and leaders for various business departments, like business development, sales or top management, to name just a few. Our expertise in this area is unparalleled, honed by years of experience and in-depth understanding of the unique qualities that define successful leadership. Our approach combines valuable insights and astute knowledge of the business landscape, equipping us to identify and recruit the finest leaders in the industry.

Headhunting Executives: Our Expertise

CareerTeam excels in headhunting executives who can rise to the unique challenges of today's business environment. Our methodology is rigorous, data-driven, and specifically tailored to identify individuals with strategic vision, operational expertise, robust interpersonal skills, and a proven track record of driving innovation.

We possess a nuanced understanding of the varying leadership demands across different sectors, thanks to our extensive experience and deep industry knowledge. This enables us to provide valuable insights and identify suitable candidates that align with the specific needs of each organisation, regardless of its size, industry, or culture.

Cultural fit is a significant factor in our headhunting process. We strive to comprehend the unique culture of each client's organisation, ensuring that the leaders we recruit are not just competent but also embody the company's values and aspirations. This holistic approach optimises the likelihood of long-term success for both the recruited leaders and the organisations they join.

The Importance and Function of Leaders in today's Business World

In the ever-evolving business world, executives fulfil the function of the supporting pillars that hold organisations together. They are instrumental in charting strategic paths, making critical decisions and guiding collective efforts to achieve organisational goals.

Executives are responsible for developing and implementing the organisation's vision and strategy. They must have a deep understanding of the company, the industry and the broader macroeconomic environment. A successful executive must be a strategic thinker, able to decipher market trends and competitor activity and translate these insights into actionable strategies that drive growth and profitability.

In addition, they are the guardians:inside of the company culture. A company's culture is often a reflection of its leadership. Effective executives know the importance of a healthy, inclusive and motivating workplace culture. They know that their actions and decisions can significantly influence this culture.

Therefore, they must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to inspire and motivate their teams, and the emotional intelligence to deal with a variety of personalities and scenarios. They inspire, motivate and foster an environment conducive to innovation, collaboration and productivity. By upholding the values and principles of the company, they ensure a harmonious and dynamic workplace. This is why cultural fit is so fundamental in headhunting.

In the digital age, executives play an indispensable role as champions of technological innovation. They are at the forefront of introducing new technologies and fostering a culture that embraces change and promotes digital literacy. In this way, they ensure that companies remain relevant and competitive in the midst of rapid technological advancement.

Given their central role, the quality of leadership in a company is directly related to its success. Exceptional leadership promotes growth, innovation and satisfaction for all employees, while ineffective leadership can slow progress, inhibit innovation and lead to a decline in morale.

The Critical Role of Executive Recruitment

Given the significant responsibilities and influence of executives, it's clear that the process of recruiting such individuals must be handled with great care. It's not just about finding someone with the right qualifications and experience; it's about finding someone who aligns with the organisation's culture, shares its values, and has the vision to drive its future growth.

At CareerTeam, we understand the intricacies of executive recruitment. Our approach is strategic and comprehensive, combining industry knowledge, in-depth candidate assessment, and a keen understanding of our clients' needs and culture. We believe that successful executive recruitment is not just about filling a role; it's about finding the right leader who can make a significant contribution to the organisation's success.

Why Choose CareerTeam as Your Headhunter for Executives

Our ability to headhunt exceptional executives and leaders is what sets CareerTeam apart. We understand the profound impact that effective leadership can have on a business, and our stringent recruitment process is designed to identify those individuals who can deliver such results.

We view our role as much more than just headhunters for executives. We consider ourselves strategic partners to our clients. By understanding their vision, challenges, and goals, we can identify leaders who are truly capable of driving their organisations forward. Our successful track record in executive placements, combined with our deep understanding of leadership roles in the business world, makes us an invaluable partner in your recruitment journey.

In essence, when it comes to headhunting executives and leaders, CareerTeam combines knowledge, expertise, and strategic insights to deliver superior results for our clients. Contact us today to find the leaders your organisation needs to thrive in the fast-paced, highly competitive business world of today.

Headhunter Executives

1. Preparation

Preliminary analysis of the salary structure, the potential pool of candidates and the probability of filling the position, including location, personnel and budget responsibility

Support from a specialist partner, recruiter and research team

2. Kick Off

We guarantee an optimal profile definition along a well-founded briefing guideline...

...on the basis of a profile workshop and the definition of the sought-after personality and agree on a binding project plan

3. Sourcing

Our data-driven search process enables us to identify the most qualified candidates...

… and after an average of 14 days we consult with you on our longlist of the first 30 candidates.

4. Qualification

Customized two-step interview process for potential candidates (evaluation of suitability & competence)

Implementation of our certified suitability diagnostics "Big Five" or "Great Eight"

Personality and competence models

5. presentation

After an average of 25 days we are able to present the first candidates

6. Hiring

On average, only 4 candidate introductions are necessary for a successful placement.

We accompany you in the professional preparation and implementation of all candidate interviews for optimal comparability


What our customers have to say

Marco Bofinger
Hr Management - Urban Sports Club

Effizienter Austausch und offenes, ehriches Feedback waren der Grundstein der Zusammenarbeit mit CareerTeam. Wir waren mit der schnellen und effektiven Suche 
sehr zufrieden.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Barbara Günther
HR Business Partner - Havas Media Germany GmbH

CareerTeam supported us in the executive search and the cooperation was outstanding. Together we spent a lot of time on preparation and briefing in order to achieve quick results. The workflow was smooth and characterised by fast communication channels. The team was professional, committed and really understood what we needed and were looking for. All of this contributed significantly to our success. CareerTeam would therefore always be our first choice for future projects.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Matthias Lange
CEO - localyzer GmbH

The cooperation with CareerTeam was consistently positive, especially for a sales office in our complex market environment. The service was excellent, starting with an intensive personal and detailed consultation. The team took the time to thoroughly understand our job needs and objectives, resulting in very suitable candidate proposals. We are completely satisfied with CareerTeam's professional support and would recommend their services to anyone. Every client and every job is taken very seriously here.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Dr. Henning Frommer
Project Lead Digital - Gothaer Versicherung

CareerTeam's search process was very accurate and carefully targeted. All of the profiles that were presented to us were highly relevant for the position we sought. This way we were able to terminate the search to the utmost satisfaction.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Wolfram Kiwit
Chief Editor - Lensing Media

Our contact person Margarita Kwindt was reliable and communicative and she won us over with her excellent customer leadership. Together with her team she presented us numerous candidates with a good profile fit, whereby we were able to finish the search process quickly and in terms of all our requirements.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Angelika Kambeck
Head of Strategic Group HR - Klöckner & Co

With CareerTeam, we gained access to a network of digital experts. We were able to build our digital unit from scratch and are very happy with the service.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Wiebke Ernst-Ringena
Deputy personnel manager at Deutsche Messe AG

With the help of CareerTeams recruiting experts, we were able to successfully fill several challenging roles in our digitalization, IT and purchasing departments. The collaboration was always characterized by very good advice, open communication and maximum transparency. We are looking forward to the next joint projects with CareerTeam!

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Marie Bolze
Group Manager Business Partnering at Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

Together with CareerTeam, we have already been able to successfully fill a number of positions in recent years, including in the digital environment and in the area of sustainability management. For us, Careerteam stands out in particular for its professional support throughout the entire recruiting process: Regular JF appointments (incl. candidate presentation), appointment coordination, etc.. CareerTeam not only ensures that we have the right candidate for the job, but also the right cultural fit.

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Ralf Lang
Head of personnel at Zentek Services GmbH & Co. KG

It was very pleasant to recruit a complex and very specific function together with CareerTeam. The cooperation was professional, transparent and at eye level. We are sure that without CareerTeam we would not have received these precise profiles, which led to a successful filling. Gladly again at any time!

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus
Verena Stiegler
Recruiting & HR - Scandio

With CareerTeam, we were able to successfully fill a position in business development with central importance for the sales area and the further development of the company. The collaboration was characterised by a high level of professionalism and transparency throughout. In the end, we had a choice of several very good profiles and together we were able to recruit a great new colleague for Scandio!

Frank Hasselmann
Managing Director - Digitec Galaxus

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