How does the senior recruitment process really work in the professional services sector?
In Episode 14 I Interview with Rob Garner Director at Garwood Solutions
Rob Garner is a strategic advisor, non-executive director and investor within the professional and technology service sector.
He specialises in supporting organisations at inflexion points in their development, growth and/or ownership.
He has over 25 years’ experience in consulting, technology and business service organisations.
This includes 15 years in executive leadership roles, where he has been responsible for the recruitment and leadership of executive teams in several companies.
He spent much of my formative career in KPMG Consulting; the last four years of which as a Partner in the public sector practice and went onto co-founder of Avail Consulting which he later sold.
More recently he was Interim CEO of the Tribal Group, two Managing Director positions in the NHS.
He is currently Chairman of a health consultancy and an investor / strategic advisor to a disruptive technology business in the creative media sector.
Rob shares his vast experience as a hiring manager and outlines how the recruitment process is a set of two way conversations designed to help both parties understand the DNA of the other and get comfortable with taking a leap of faith.
How many interactions do you tend to need with a potential employer before you get comfortable enough to make a move?