Jukka Alanne has held various positions and built new businesses in Finland during his more then 30 years in the business. Since 2008 Jukka has also been working with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Jukka will join the Finnish team, with whom he will continuously assist Birn+Partners customers with
Mona-Maria Ilola comes with over 20 years of experience as CEO/MD for various companies within pharma, consulting, sales, marketing and communications. Mona-Maria has a strong understanding of organizational cultures and company development practices and is fluent in speaking Danish, Finnish, Swedish and English, which contributes to her motivation for high-quality customer service and exceeding the
Emotional Intelligence versus IQ – what’s more important? Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a much-hyped concept across different areas of life and very prominently so, when it comes to job and workplace-related issues. Everyone has made the one or the other experience with surely highly intelligent people who lack any emotional or social skill whatsoever, hence
Why this topic is important to me Admittedly, diversity is not exactly a “light-footed” topic and is certainly controversial. The call for more diversity sometimes comes across as instructive or with a raised forefinger. That’s really not what I’m talking about. Rather, I would like to try to understand diversity in such a way that
The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, IFPA, seeked a new Executive Director (CEO) to the IFPA Secretariat based in Alvik, Stockholm, Sweden, for prompt addition to the IFPA team. As Executive Director, the emphasis is on ensuring that IFPA’s activities are consistent with the organization’s overall global vision, mission and objectives, and with the mission
Over the years, William has recruited and created numerous effective, targeted, and successful sales and management teams. Except for his background as a recruiter and CEO, he has also worked as a consultant teaching in sales and management. Running, boxing, hunting are some of the ways he likes to spend his leisure time. Please welcome
Executive coaching is an inquiry-based approach to professional development that encourages higher-level thinking to solve complex problems. Focus is key: executives have big—and at times too many—goals for their lives and careers. It is hard enough to chase one rabbit — chasing two or more is impossible. Focusing on less in a world of more
Have you experienced a successful onboarding? Hopefully, you did, but there are broad variations of companies’ onboarding processes. From the moment you walk into an office on your first day, there are a lot of new faces, processes to learn, and new IT infrastructure and tools to get used to— not to mention the tedious
By having worked at multinational corporations and privately-owned companies, Andreas has gained an in-depth understanding of managing turnaround and growth projects. Andreas has lived in Germany, France, USA and Singapore and he is fluent in German, English and French. He holds a University Degree in Business Administration and Corporate Management from Leipzig Graduate School of
Before entering the headhunting business, Mirja has worked in global sales management roles in sporting goods and electronics, OEM-products, jewellery, luxury watches and medical devices. Thus, being responsible for significant sales revenues from all over the world and Finland, in manufacturing and importing companies. In these jobs she has held positions of Commercial Director, Vice