Fool or a Kingsman: Exec Misfits

I was recently part of an exec round table provocatively titled ‘Have you hired a brilliant jerk?’. A couple of CEOs and a slew of HR Heads were in attendance. The deliberate header had its desired effect. The debate – over a delicious risotto – was fun, engaging, and insightful. Are senior level hires with […]

Pay on Say: CEO Compensation

The Pay Disclosure norms in the US recently made it mandatory for corporates to declare the ratio of CEO pay to the median wage of the rest of the employees. This has predictably given rise to a flurry of consulting/advisory activity around interpreting the exact definition of the median (dramatic eye-roll – last time I […]

Employer Branding Works: Break the script

The classical approach to Employer Branding suggests that you: Nail down your Employee Value propositions (EVP’s) List out touchpoints for employees and potential talent Cement the EVP’s at each touchpoint by bringing to life relevant ‘experience Mission accomplished😀 A contemporary approach seeks to be more rigorous and exhaustive. To illustrate, here is how the narrative […]