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Published:
November 17, 2023

Why boards should not get distracted by AI

AI certainly isn’t a fad, but it does require a measured and insightful response to ensure its application is value accretive and partners the human experience.

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Published:
November 17, 2023

In The Boardroom - Part 2

In this two part series, Fiona Phillips steps through her insights into what makes you board ready and what boards should consider when making an appointment of a new NED.

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Published:
November 17, 2023

In The Boardroom - Part 1

In this two part series, Fiona Phillips steps through her insights into what makes you board ready and what boards should consider when making an appointment of a new NED.

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Published:
October 26, 2023

Insights into a successful search in the PE industry

This week we sat down with Ed Michelsberg, Managing Partner and Private Equity Lead at Emu. In this interview he shares his insights into what’s needed for a successful search in the PE industry - from both a client and candidate perspective. We explore the current interest in PE/VC leadership roles, the qualities required to succeed in a leadership role and predictions for the industry over the next 12 months.

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Published:
September 11, 2023

Quick Fire Partner check in with Dom Cara

In this month’s quick-fire Partner check in, we sit down with the man who steers our Emu ship and keeps us on track and accountable every day. Dom Cara. Dom is one of our Managing Partners and COO, and with over 25 years’ experience in the Search industry, he knows a thing or two about people, executive search and how to find that perfect business/individual match when hiring. Dom knows how to stay cool, calm and collected and is always the first to check in to see how you are going. He also doesn’t mind a dress up, which we love.

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Published:
August 22, 2023

Top 3 reasons every executive search will benefit from investing in Research and Talent Mapping

Will Kinkead may have only just joined the Emu team, but he is already bringing his passion and knowledge on executive research and Talent Intelligence, and opening doors for innovation and growth. He gives us his top three reasons every executive search will benefit from investing in a research and talent mapping.

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Published:
February 11, 2022

Why cognitive diversity is the new competitive advantage

There are many companies that regard Diversity & Inclusion as a source of competitive advantage, a way to expand beyond the narrow realms and perspectives the company has operated, create untapped market potential by embracing new ideas and change.

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Published:
February 11, 2022

Time to appoint your first Chief Customer Officer

It’s been well documented that the role of the CMO and even the term ‘marketing’ might not encompass all that is expected of a Marketing executive in the digital age. In just one recent example of the evolution of Marketing, we see ex-Uber CMO Steve Brennen switch to Fintech disruptors Zip Co in a newly created role of CCO (Chief Customer Officer).

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