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    B+P News: Mirja Salo, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    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 p...
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    B+P News: Petri Sakari Toivanen, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    Petri has lived in 3 countries and worked in Europe, Asia and North America, thus giving him broad international network and understanding within general management, finance, sales, marketing, HR and supply chain matters. His expertise also includes working in management positions in global Blue Chip consumer goods companies, consulting companies a...
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    B+P News: Antti Makkonen, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    Antti has a strong understanding of sales success factors. He has a history as sales director and other sales management positions and has a complete understanding of the sales organisational development often needed in executive search and consulting. He has also gained international experience in leading sales and service organisations abroad. We...
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    How to be an Attractive Employer – with focus on the result

    It’s attractive to be a part of a successful organisation. People with ambitions, high performers and people who invested in higher education will be where the best competencies are and where the best results are achieved.  To strengthen their employer brand, employers must increase diversity, create and communicate a coherent organisation wh...
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    Reflections from a recruitment perspective – segmenting by age has lost its relevance

    For many years, we have put colleagues and people, in general, in boxes based on age. What generation do you belong? What are the characteristics of your age range? What is it like working with Millennials or Babyboomers?  Recent research shows that segmenting by age has lost its relevance. I have long been fascinated and...
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    B+P News: Jenny K. Mertsch, Partner/Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Sweden

    Jenny is passionate about Business Development and how People and Culture support Business Excellence. In recent years she has been headhunting executives for Swedish and International clients with focus on Retail, FMCG and Finance. Her key expertise and interest lie in the development and build-up of Humans, Culture and Business. Let us all welcom...
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    B+P News: Victoria Lakomova, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Sweden

    Victoria’s background includes sales, digitalization of sales processes, leadership on an operational level, destination development, start-up experience to coaching and team development. Her academic knowledge is within Marketing communication, Pedagogics and Psychology. In her spare time, she goes to the archipelago of Stockholm, where she ...
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    B+P News: Klaus Rønne, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Denmark

    Klaus is a dedicated headhunter and business consultant who has his experience from being a manager within the financial, health care industry and as a part-owner and self-employed within the recruitment industry. He has graduated from Aarhus Business School in Business Administration (Marketing Management). He likes to spend his leisure time playi...
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    B+P News: Jonas Bengtsson, Partner/Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Sweden

    Gladly we announce Jonas Bengtsson as new Partner / Executive Consultant in Sweden. Jonas is experienced within Executive Search, Coaching, Employer Branding and more relevant areas. Personality wise, Jonas has a great interest in people and to explore the individual key drivers and has a holistic approach to assignments. Jonas holds a Bachelors De...
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    B+P News: Truls Høyeraal, Partner/Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Norway

    Truls has extensive expertise in Executive Search, Team-, Cultural- and Organizational Audit and Development. He is a former NATO officer and has held leading positions in national, Scandinavian and global management consulting companies. His education includes subjects like psychology, philosophy, law, PR & Information and has a military offi...
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    B+P News: Rune K. Buseth, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Norway

    Rune has a background in management and consulting. His experience includes recruitment services to build a centre of excellence in IT and supporting both IT start-ups and more developed IT companies. Other skills include expertise in oil & gas, Global recruitment, offshore, background checks and security clearance. A big welcome to Rune!...
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    B+P News: Arwid Markus Detlefs, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Germany

    We gladly introduce Arwid Detlefs as our new consultant in Germany. His career started as an auditor in the Audit & Accountancy-Industry but moved to the Executive search industry with an initially focus on Finance & IT. He has a University Degree in Business Management and Administration and has different hobbies like hiking and weight...
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    B+P News: Johan Haraldsson , Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Sweden

    We are happy to announce our new consultant in Sweden Johan Haraldsson. He has experience within the technological industry, security and HVAC, where he finds the right candidates with his expertise. Johan also has experience of leadership and career coaching from Dale Carnegie, ALMI, Manpower and CoachHuset. Let us all welcome Johan in Birn+Partne...
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    B+P News: Pernille W. Larsen , HR Business Partner & Research, Birn+Partners Denmark

    We are happy to inform that Pernille Weitemeyer Larsen is new Research / HR Business Partner in Denmark. Pernille has previously worked as Assisting HR Manager and handled a wide variety of HR-tasks and has a passion for people and culture. Pernille has worked with recruitment and HR since 2011 and has a unique ability...
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    B+P News: Sven Järncrantz, New Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Sweden

    Proudly we present Sven Järncrantz as new Executive Consultant in Sweden. Sven brings along with him several years of experience within Executive Search, Management Audits, Talent Management and more. Sven has been working within Real Estate, Professional Services, IT/Telecom, Public, and Non-Profit on both a Nordic and a European level. A big welc...
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    “Can you educate yourself, a way into a Board Position?”

    The question is asked by Jyllands-Posten. One of the 3 biggest Danish news papers. Senior Advisor, Niels Holger Poulsen from Birn+Partners, Lecturer Henrik B. Sørensen – expert in management from Århus University, Chief Consultant Jan Vinther from Dansk Industri and Søren Brandi from Hildebrandt & Brandi, all gives their perspective to th...
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    B+P News: Nina Skyum, New Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Denmark

    Gladly we present Nina Skyum as new Executive Consultant in Birn+Partners, Denmark. Nina comes with more then 20 years of experience from various commercial roles in sales, marketing, leadership and strategic business development in the private sector. Nina has twice had her own consultancy firm, assisting companies with strategic development of th...
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    Birn+Partners Academy: Strategy Alignment across borders

    Keeping consultants up-to-date on market trends, challenging our customers as their trusted advisor and ensuring quality throughout 50+ consultants in 9 countries, are some of the ideas behind the Birn+Partners Academy. The Birn+Partners Academy is a forum of videos and webinars, where consultants train, debate and help developing each other in var...
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    B+P News: Ingjerd Birkelund, New Senior Executive Advisor, Birn+Partners Norway

    It is a pleasure to present Ingjerd Birkelund as new Senior Executive Advisor in Birn+Partners Norway. Ingjerd will be contributing with solid business and senior management experience and a drive optimal for creating progress in e.g. organisational development, consulting, search and many other types of services. Experience from both the Finance B...
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    B+P News: Arne Askautrud, New Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Norway

    With great joy we welcome Arne Askautrud to Birn+Partners Norway. Arne has held positions as marketing director and CEO from both national and international companies. Since 1996 Arne has worked with recruitment keeping focus on “Understanding business, Understanding people”. Arne is an expert within retail/FMCG, but is experienced with...
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    B+P News: Nicola Oetker-Hilker, New Partner and Trusted Advisor, Birn+Partners Germany

    It is a pleasure to announce Nicola Oetker-Hilker is now Partner and Trusted Advisor at Birn+Partners Germany. Nicola gained her expertise during her more than 20 years as managing director and personnel director in a large department store group and later used it to place luxury brands from textile, jewellery and perfumery sector in Germany...
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    B+P News: Maria Elisa Mastinu, New Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Italy

    Maria Elisa Mastinu has to our gratifaction joined forces with Birn+Partners Italy. Maria Elisa comes with a background with various skills within Human Resources, Coaching, Training and Counseling and has worked with market-leading companies of all sizes and characters. Maria Elisa holds a degree of Psychology along with 4 Masters degrees and a S....
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    B+P News: Niklas Spångberg, New Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    Birn+Partners are happy to announce that Niklas Spångberg is now Executive Consultant in Finland. Niklas, being a certified Lead Trainer, has trained thousands of business and sales leaders and other key persons globally. Since 2008 Niklas has worked within consulting and build up impressive competences through sales and consulting assignments with...
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    B+P News: Peter-Paul Nijsten, New Managing Director, Birn+Partners APAC

    With great excitement we welcome Peter-Paul as new Managing Director for the APAC department situated in Singapore. Peter-Paul has an international profile and over 13 years of experience within Executive Search and Consultancy in Asia Pacific. Peter-Paul has worked for and with companies as Harley-Davidson (HQ APAC), Miele (Germany), Danisco (Denm...
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    B+P News: Casper Mejsen, New Partner, Birn+Partners Denmark

    It is with great joy Casper Mejsen is introduced as new Partner in Birn+Partners Denmark. Casper comes with over 20 years of experience within recruitment and headhunting of managers and directors along with good results within management team development -nationally as well as internationally. Caspers focus is on helping organizations achieving be...
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    B+P News: Jeanette Stids-Jønsby has been announced New Partner

    We are happy to announce Jeanette Stids-Jønsby as new equity partner in Birn+Partners Denmark. Jeanette will be a driving force in our Copenhagen office, developing our team and business to the next level. Jeanette has many years of management positions within the Life Science industry and several years within Executive Search gained from more than...
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    B+P News: Wenche Skarveland Petlund, New Managing Director/Partner at Birn+Partners, Norway

    Wenche Skarveland Petlund is now Managing Director and Partner at Birn+Partners, Norway. It is a pleasure to welcome Wenche who comes with 18 years of executive recruitment experience. Wenche is certified in DNV-approved tests and analysis and has among many other things played a key role in the establishment of 2 companies, not to mention...
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    Now, new and next in the global C-Suite

    Every year AESC publish reports on trends and insight. Many interesting points are found in this 24-page report describing focus areas from 1346 business leaders around the world taking in consideration the challenges of today versus 2025. Click here, to read the report from AESC...
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    B+P News: Ole Knokgård, New Senior Advisor at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Proudly Birn+Partners present Ole Knokgård as new Senior Advisor at Birn+Partners, Denmark. Ole has more than 30 years of Board- and Top Management experience and has been the trusted advisor of Executive Managers and employees in both private and public organizations primarily located in Scandinavia. Ole finds positive dialogue and a holistic unde...
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    B+P News: Lone Carlbom, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Sweden

    Birn+Partners finds great joy in welcoming Lone Carlbom as new Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Sweden. Along with Lones leadership experience, she also has a strong business understanding, which is excellent at bridging the gap between people and organizations. Lone has a vision of helping as many as possible achieving their full potential. ...
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    Strategisk samarbejde mellem Birn+Partners og InSourze Bestyrelsesuddannelser

    Birn+Partners og InSourze har indgået et strategisk samarbejde med fokus på Bestyrelsesuddannelse. I samarbejde vil vi skabe større fokus og opmærksomhed omkring de bestyrelsesuddannelser, som InSourze hidtil har udbudt i samarbejde med en række dygtige samarbejdspartnere og uddannelsesinstitutioner. Birn+Partners vil således over den kommende peri...
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    Onboarding – the (economically required) masterpiece in talent acquisition!

    Executive Consultant, Roman Wolf from Birn+Partners, Germany sum up the facts short and precisely as well as the importance of having a thorough onboarding programme. There are a lot of empirical surveys on this topic. Among other things, the study of the training and research institute, Leadership IQ, underpins that 46% of the newly recruited...
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    B+P News: Pål Bjørdal, New Senior Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Norway

    We are glad to present Pål Bjørdal as new Executive Consultant in Norway. Pål comes with international experience and has had several CXO positions. Lately Pål has focused on start-ups within the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. His technical knowledge and business development expertise makes him an exciting consultant in any problem-solving and ...
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    B+P News: Henrik Nissen, New HR Business Partner at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    We are pleased to present Henrik Nissen as new HR Business Partner in Denmark. Henrik has a background within headhunting, consulting and management. He has been working with Danish and international clients in different industries and in the public sector, supporting within executive search, research, recruitment and training & development. H...
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    B+P News: Niels Holger Poulsen, New Senior Advisor at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    We welcome Niels Holger Poulsen to Birn+Partners as our new Senior Advisor in Denmark. Niels Holger has been CFO and CEO in the private sector before entering the management consulting industry in 1988 Niels Holger has a broad and life long experience within business and organizational development based on the belief that all business success...
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    B+P News: Marcus Sandell, New Partner at Birn+Partners, Sweden

    We are glad to present Marcus Sandell as new partner in Sweden. Marcus is a true people-person always making an effort to find solutions that are optimal for all. Having skills within various lines of businesses, Marcus contributes with expertise from being both manager and specialist and along with speaking 4 languages, makes Marcus a...
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    B+P News: Jukka Suotsalo, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Finland

    Birn+Partners hereby gladly present Jukka Suotsalo as Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Finland. Coming from positions with both global responsibility of various business units and hands-on requirements, Jukka has a background, enabling him to be a consultant with a unique insight to organizational changes and challenges. Jukka will be a valua...
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    B+P News: Julie Bjørnov Brustad, New Office Assistant at Birn+Partners, Norway

    Birn+Partners gladly present Julie as our student Office Assistant at Birn+Partners, Norway. Julie has 8 years of work experience and is along with being a happy, friendly and professional employee an HR-interested employee helping in particularly EWF (Executive Womens Forum) and the Norwegian department. Julie will finish her Bachelor within the s...
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    Trust is earned -not given!

    This is why we are committed to give every single one of our clients our very best. We believe that honesty and integrity are our two most important qualities when challenging status quo -and we do! Call us when you need coaching, assessment analysis, a public or confidential Executive Search or inspiration from our Executive...
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    B+P News: Ari-Matti Purhonen, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Finland

    Birn+Partners are excited to announce that Ari-Matti is now Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Finland. Ari-Matti has worked with many companies and as responsible for many departments/assignments during the past 20 years, which gives him a thorough and trustworthy approach to almost any type of challenge within the categories development, mana...
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    B+P News: Audun Bjølgerud, New Associated Partner at Birn+Partners, Norway

    At Birn+Partners we are glad to welcome Audun Bjølgerud as new Associated Partner at Birn+Partners, Norway. Audun comes with many years of experience in the headhunting and HR market, which is accompanied with a thorough and resultoriented mindset. Audun has worked with many sectors, various assignments and a lot of complex issues and will handle...
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    B+P News: Valeria Marinetti, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Italy

    Gladly Birn+Partners proclaim that Valeria Marinetti is now Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Italy. Valeria has a background as Executive Director in her own company besides having worked as trainer and consultant for many companies during the past 15 years. Since 2010 Valeria has also had the title Business Coach, operating among other in th...
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    B+P News: Søren Rytoft, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Birn+Partners is happy to announce that Søren Rytoft is now Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Denmark. Søren is a highly experienced manager, strategy responsible and sales leader within both international and Danish investment banking companies. Besides Søren is experienced with Board positions. Join us in welcoming Søren to Birn+Partners, De...
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    B+P News: Lars Holm, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Lars Holm has joined forces with Birn+Partners, Denmark and we are glad to have Lars onboard as Executive Consultant. Lars comes with many years as a trusted employee and manager within the areas talent assessment, marketing and development. Lars has a good and international network, meaning you can advantageously contact Lars no matter where your ...
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    B+P News: Sidse Ørndrup, New Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Birn+Partners gladly introduce Sidse Ørndrup, who is now Executive Consultant at Birn + Partners, Denmark. Sidse comes with many years of experience within both executive search, employee- and leadership development as well as a well-developed business understanding in general. In addition to her consulting expertise, Sidse is also experienced with...
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    B+P News: Tony Øvrevik, New Senior Executive Consultant at Birn+Partners, Norway

    Birn+Partners is happy to announce that Tony Øvrevik has decided to join forces with our team here at Birn + Partners, Norway as Senior Executive Consultant. Tony brings with him a broad and international leadership experience, a deep understanding of many industries – and a whole lot of energy. Besides from his extensive Executive Selection...
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    Cutting Edge Headhunting

    Cutting edge headhunting … SEARCH CASE: FMCG – FOOD INDUSTRY   CLIENT: A well-known and recognized name in the fish industry; a world market leader for many years with a solid knowledge and experience with processing fish and producing seafood products. With plants world-wide and more than 1400 employees. POSITION: PRODUCTION DIREC...
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    B+P News: Lone Vinther, New Executive Consultant in Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Birn+Partners hereby announce that Lone Vinther is employed as Executive Consultant in the Ballerup department in Denmark. Lone comes with a background within HR, business management and sales and we are excited to welcome her to the Birn+Partners family, where we are certain, she will contribute with her broad experience. Lone is a visionary and...
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    Looking for a New Normal

    During the last century the industrial and technology revolution has had a great impact to the development of many industries. New rules for the game is set and a “new normal” is born. At the same time the life cycle of the “new normal” is shortened and we see new beginnings and entrants to the...
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    Requirements for the future talent

    Fast moving changes, willingness to change and adaption to variable surroundings. The future talents are met with high demands, which requires future leadership. Jouko Pitkänen, partner in Birn+Partners Finland gives a good overview of this topic....
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    Recruitment vs. Headhunting

    There is a difference between recruitment and headhunting. This is both as definition and very often also in the quality of the result for the company seeking new employees. Few variables makes a process easier, but often the requiring assignments with many variables and a bigger interface gives a much more well thought through and...
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    B+P News: Maria Møller, New Business Support Manager in Birn+Partners, Denmark

    Birn+Partners welcome Maria Møller to HQ in Vejle, Denmark. Previously Maria Møller has been working with projects, events and arrangements in many types of businesses. This gives her a solid background and knowledge of assignment approach, when handling the various tasks given to her in order to assure a high level of service and quality...
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    Trusted Advisor

    What is required from a trusted advisor in the business world of the year 2018? Often trust is build during years of acquaintance, but once in a while you come across people that are trustworthy in an early phase. The foundation of Birn+Partners is trust. We work with the fact, that the trust of our...
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    What If Love Can Change the Business?

    Anu Härkönen works as Executive Consultant for Birn+Partners in Finland, Helsinki. She has worked with leaders and managers as a Personal Coach, Trainer and Consultant. She views executive search and onboarding as tools to help companies in this Transformative Age to find and keep the best talented leaders.   What if love can change the...
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    Prepare for disruption

    Future challenges are many and unpredictable, but also exciting and inevitable in order to develop and be strengthened. The force of successful companies is seldom a wisdom to predict the future. It is the ability to face challenges and make it a competitive advantage. Birn+Partners is a trusted advisor leading companies through circumstantial conf...
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    How to accelerate the ROI of a new manager

    Hiring new employees requires ressources and a significant matter is “How can you accelerate the ROI of a new Manager?”  Birn+Partners have specialized in all processes regarding hiring a new manager. This article summarizes some necessary considerations.  For further information or assistance, please contact any of our European divisio...
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    B+P News: Pernille Marhauer Brandt, New HR Business Partner in Birn + Partners, Denmark

    Birn + Partners are excited about welcoming Pernille Marhauer Brandt to the Odense office in Denmark. Pernille has been working within the HR field since 2006 and will meet our customers as an experienced consultant. Furthermore Pernille will support the organization as a goal oriented HR Business Partner and hereby help both employees and customer...
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    B+P News: Oddny Svergja, new partner in Birn+Partners, Norway

    We are excited to announce that Oddny Svergja has been appointed partner in Birn+Partners. Oddny Svergja joined Birn+Partners in September 2017 and brought a lot of experience and skills in the fields of Management for Hire, Organizational and Leadership Development, Change management and HR transformation as well as Executive Search into the compa...
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    B+P News: Heinrich Boeder, managing director og new partner in Birn+Partners Germany

    We are pleased to announce that Heinrich Boeder has been appointed partner in Birn+Partners as of June 1st 2018. Heinrich comes with a background from the IT-industry as project responsible, leader and manager. Heinrich contributes to Birn+Partners with 20 years of management experience and has a deep understanding of the importance of all steps of...
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    B+P News: Line L. Uppard, new partner in Birn+Partners Norway

    We are pleased to announce that Line L. Uppard has been appointed partner in Birn+Partners as of May 1st 2018. Line joined Birn+Partners Norway in November 2017 and has already made her definitive mark by bringing new experience and knowledge from different businesses into the organization. She holds a lot of experience in the fields of...
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    B+P News: Claus Ellegaard, new partner in Birn+Partners Denmark

    We are pleased to announce that Claus Ellegaard has been appointed partner in Birn+Partners as of May 1st 2018. Claus joined Birn+Partners in January 2017 and has created remarkable results from day one. Claus has a strong commercial background with more than 25 years’ experience in various positions within sales and HR and has obtained his...
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    B+P News: Welcome to Jan Hjortshøj, Vejle

    We are pleased to welcome Jan Hjortshøj onboard to our Danish team. Jan is an executive with international experience and success with general management and strategic development from companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Apple plus a number of small medium size Danish IT-companies. He has documented results with business development, management of...
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    B+P News: Jouko Pitkänen, new Equity Partner at Birn+Partners Finland

    It is with great joy that Birn+Partners can announce that Partner Jouko Pitkänen has been promoted to Equity Partner at Birn+Partners Finland as of March 1st2018. Jouko joined our Finnish team in May 2017. During the past 10 months Jouko has created a whirlwind of significant results and been a valued team member in developing...
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    B+P Opportunity: Networking Event with Executive Women’s Forum, Norway

    For the very first time Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) holds a networking event about the perfect Elevator Pitch. Our Danish colleague, Belinda Bramsnæs, who is specialized in headhunting of C-level candidates and board members is the inspirational speaker on this networking event letting us in on the perfect recipe for a personal elevator pitch and...
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    B+P News: Have you consired a Digital Advisory Board?

    Everybody is talking “digital” these days… We all know that the times are changing – digital is here to stay. For some companies the digital transformation comes more natural than others … BUT! What to do? Where to start? How to go about it? And … Who can drive this in the organization? Etc. The...
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    B+P News: Welcome To Line Uppard, Oslo

    We are happy to welcome Line Uppard onboard to our international team. Line is an experienced communication and HR specialist. She was the founder and Managing Partner of Flying Pigs Consulting in Norway, and her company soon positioned itself as an innovator and market leader for brand-related concepts.  Line has always had a passion for...
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    B+P News: Welcome to Torben, Copenhagen

    We are proud to bid Torben Aaskoven welcome. to our office in Copenhagen, Denmark.   Since 2013 Torben has been working with Headhunting primarily in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. He has a great experience to manage business culture challenges from his eighth years working in Germany. His original background is in Management positions at differ...
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    B+P News: Welcome to Diana Zipara, Riga, Latvia

    We are very glad to bid Diana welcome to our office in Riga. Diana’s expertise lies in the areas of change management, organization design, talent and performance management, employer branding and CSR, engagement and culture development as well as implementation and re-design of HR processes. Additionally, as HR generalist Diana fully masters recru...
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    B+P News: Solid entrance in the UK!

    To further strengthen our European footprint and allowing us to service our clients even better in the UK, we expand our capabilities with adding 75 years of executive search experience – by partnering up with David, Neal, and Mark from Tyzack, and welcoming them to the Birn family. David, Neal, and Mark are all consultants...
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    B+P News: Peter Lundblad has joined our team in Sweden

    Birn+Partners are happy to announce the addition of a new Partner to our Swedish team. Peter Lundblad will be located at our office in Stockholm, Sweden and will assist in developing and further expanding our business on the Swedish market. Peter has 25 years of experience from top FMCG companies and has a history as...
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    B+P Insights: Industry Disruption Requires an Agile Change Attitude

    Industry disruption challenges all sectors at regular intervals. Large-scale, technology-driven changes have been the biggest industry-changing force over the last decades. Disruption has caused the wheels of change to rotate, whether we like it or not. The change is permanent, the strategic cycles are shortened and new solutions are sought for bus...
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    B+P Insights: Why Not Consider Talking with an Executive Coach?

    In business we could say: “if you don’t make a difference you don’t matter”. Coaching can help you ensure you do make the difference you want to make; that your organisation wants you to make… Coaching can be very powerful – coaching can change your executive performance and even change your life. The key imperative...
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    B+P News: Jouko Pitkänen is our new Partner in Finland

    Jouko has an extensive background of business leadership in an international environment. He has worked extensively and successfully with Strategic Transformations, Change Management, Organizational design, Turnarounds and Efficiency Improvements particularly with a focus on execution in challenging business environment. We are happy to bid Jouko w...
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    B+P Insights: HR – Are you ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation?

    25th of May 2018 should be a common point on all HR departments internal meetings in the upcoming time. It is the date where the new General Data Protection Regulation becomes effective, which can mean millions in fines, if things are not under control. Luckily, most companies are already mapping the massive amount of data...
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    B+P News: Kenneth Wegner has joined our team in Denmark

      Kenneth Wegner will be located at our office in Ballerup where he  will be heading the further development of B+P Academy and assist in the further expansion of our services. Since 2000 Kenneth has worked with Strategic Business Improvement, Talent and Leadership Development, Recruitment/Onboarding and Career Development in a number of globa...
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    B+P News: Birn+Partners Norway is expanding

    In order for us to offer the best service to new and existing customers in the Western Region of Norway, Birn+Partners Norway have established an office in Bergen. Per Erik Rasmussen has extensive international experience from business development and carreer advisory and is running the office in Bergen. The office will soon be reinforced as...
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    B+P News: Rikke Mølgaard is our first HR Business Partner

    Rikke Mølgaard is the first HR Business Partner at Birn+Partners and will be working at HQ in Vejle, Denmark. Rikke is a HR generalist that masters the whole HR palette and has during her career accumulated great insight into the cross field between business, leadership and HR. Rikke has previously worked as HR Manager within different industries s...
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    B+P News: New Managing Director in Norway

    Ivar Thon Lossius is out new Managing Director in Norway. Ivar has top management experience from multiple industries spanning from telecommunications and IT to chemical industries and ingredients, and on to construction and manufacturing businesses. This allows Ivar to navigate in multiple industries and puts him in a prime position to succeed as ...
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    B+P Insights: Assessment of mental abilities

    Assessment of mental abilities – an important predictor of successful performance When it comes to testing professionals and managers in recruitment process, usually different personality tests are used. They measure the most favourable preconditions that a person has for management-related activities as well as less developed personality aspects. ...
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    B+P News: Katri Vintiša has joined our Latvian office

    Katri Vintiša is our new Executive Consultant in Riga, Latvia. Katri has a background in psychology and brings many years of experience within HRM and has significant experience within designing and implementing HRM systems. Read more: Welcome to Katri Vintiša...
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    B+P News: Henrik Jakobsen is joining us..

    Birn + Partners are happy to announce that we have added a new Executive Consultant to our Danish team. Henrik Jakobsen will be located in our office in Ballerup from where he will assist in expanding the local activities of our business.   Henrik is an experienced executive from the project driven construction-, services- and...
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    B+P Insights: Become a Successful Leader – Plan the First Three Months

    By the end of the day, leadership is about having a clear long-term vision of the organization, set the direction, and secure organizational encouragement and commitment to achieving the overall strategic goals. Often new leaders are brought to an organization with the purpose of managing change towards a new culture and new ways of working...
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    B+P News: Welcome to Claus Ellegaard

    Birn + Partners are happy to announce that we have added a new Executive Consultant to our Danish team. Claus Ellegaard will be located in our office in Odense from where he will support our business expand the local activities. Claus is a true networker and he brings a vast C-level network to our business...
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    B+P Insights: «High Performance Team»

    Humans in the operational – The Human Factors    1. Background Today the airplanes work. They do not fall down because of mechanical errors. In the 1980’s they did that to a greater extent. In the end of the 1970’s the American spacefaring nation NASA introduced new requirements and procedures for flight security based on experiential...
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    B+P Insights: Why spend time and effort on “on-boarding” your new key managers and leaders?

    According to Harvard Professor Michael Watkins it takes a new manager and leader 6-12 months to reach the break-even point of an employment – even in an organization where the fit is good and the likelihood for success is high. Professor Michael Watkins, who is also author of the book “The First 90 Days” has...
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    B+P Insights: Employer Branding is not only Marketing

    It happens to me more and more when I meet customers that they share with me their difficulties in attracting and retaining high potential people. Many HR Departments are well aware that this issue could be solved by using in a well-structured plan for using Employer Branding, but often they don’t know how to manage...
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    B+P News: Conquering the Baltics

    It is with great proud that we are able to announce that Birn + Partners officially now have established a legal unit in Riga, Latvia. We will be located on 41 Dzirnavu Street, Riga. From Riga we will work focused at increasing our presence and activities in the Baltics, and we have come off to...
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    B+P Insight: Why use Career Advisory services when letting go of a person from your organisation?

    Why Use Career Advisory Services? Everyone is affected when an organisation is in transition. Managers responsible for termination decisions experience a great deal of anxiety and concern. Displaced employees must come to grips with job loss, an experience that many compare to losing a loved one. Remaining employees, worried that their jobs may be ...
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    B+P Insights: The psychological contract

    Changed market dynamics such as increased competition and changed customer demands, slower economic growth or even recession, globalisation, and demand for product innovation have placed pressure on organisations to be faster, more dynamic and more flexible. Another challenge facing modern organizations who can not succeed unless the people they em...
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    B+P News: New colleagues in Finland and Norway

    Birn + Partners are happy to announce that we now have expanded our teams in Finland and Norway. In Finland we are very pleased to welcome Anita Raunio to our team. Anita is supporting our Business Development through social media, marketing and research. Ivar Thon will join our office in Oslo. Ivar contributes with an extensive experience...
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    B+P Insights: What to look for in a candidate resume?

    The experienced recruiter is skilled at reading, analyzing and quickly searching for information when reading resumes. But for the small business owner who never reads a resume but now has to hire, the first-time manager who was promoted and now has to build a team or the operations leader now tasked with HR duties sifting...
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    B+P News: New colleagues in Norway and Italy

    Birn + Partners are happy to announce that we now have expanded our teams in Norway and Italy. In Norway we are very pleased to bid Frank Ove Røvik welcome on board to our team. Frank has been operating in the Executive Search industry since 2007, and he has a broad experience from within consumer...
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    B+P Insights: The Future of Jobs

    In many industries and countries today, the most in-demand occupations or specialist roles did not exist 10 or even five years ago. By one popular estimate, 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist. In such a landscape, the ability to anticipate...
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    B+P News: Birn + Partners are expanding in the Baltics

    Birn + Partners are now opening a business unit in Latvia. The office will be located in Riga, and will  be our second location in the Baltics, where we are also present in Estonia. Gitāna Dāvidsone has been brought in to be our Managing Director for the Latvian affiliate. Gitāna brings 20 years of experience...
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    B+P Insights: 10 good advises to work with your advisory board

    Establishing an Advisory Board is not a simple task. Especially, if you are an SME that is ready to take your professionalization to the next level, there are some important considerations on how procedures in you new advisory board should take place. Here we present 10 advises that could inspire you in your work with...
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    B+P News: Welcome to Heikki Silfver

    Birn + Partners are very pleased to welcome Heikki Silfver on board to our team! Heikki is an experienced CEO and top manager with more than 20 years experience in areas such as R&D, Sales, Automotive, and Construction  from  the Finnish business life. Read more: Heikki Silfver...
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    B+P News: Welcome to new Italian team member

      Birn + Partners are very happy to welcome Mirella Marafioti on board to our team. Mirella will be working in our Italian office in Turin, from where she will play a crucial role in further strengthen our efforts in the Italan market. Read more: B+P Mirella Marafioti...
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    B+P News: Welcome to new talent, Kristina Taylor

    Birn + Partners are happy to welcome Kristina Taylor on board to our team! Kristina is a 22 year old talent who is currently finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration at Aarhus University. She will be working as a Researcher and Business Supporter supporting our consultants to further increase quality during the...
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    Harvard Psychologist: People’s First Impression of You is Based on 2 Basic Criteria…

    It is no news that first impressions matter. Whether it is during a professional or social activity, the first impression that you leave with people will shape their perception of you as a person. Multiple factors are influencing the way people judge your appearance when first meeting you: clothing, intelligence, hairstyle, how you move, the...
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    Welcome to Torben Prang

    Birn + Partners are happy to welcome Torben Prang on board to our team! Torben is an experienced Executive from the IT industry where he has spent more than 15 years in executive management; primarily in TDC consumer and TDC Business as well as the subsidiaries NetDesign and TDC Hosting. Torben’s close affiliation with the...
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