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    B+P News: Arne Paul Bender, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Germany

    Arne Paul Bender has successfully led and implemented several turnarounds, digitalization strategies and change processes and believes in growth, sales and the need of constant change and innovation.Megatrends and it’s impact on major industries is among other things one of Arne’s passions. This combined with a winning mindset and stron...
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    Birn+Partners 8 years anniversary

    Birn+Partners turns 8 years old in april 2021. The company has grown from 1 to 50 employees along with a revenue of 50 mill.! The future includes several initiatives and a goal of reaching 100 million in the year 2023. All of this started with the Managing Director, Mikkel Birn, who wanted to use his...
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    B+P News: Lone Buch, New HR Business Partner/Researcher, Birn+Partners Denmark

    We are delighted to announce Lone Buch is new HR Business Partner / Researcher at our Ballerup office in Denmark. Lone has a broad and thorough understanding of all aspects in a search and headhunting process due to her ambitious background in the recruitment field. We are sure all current as well as future Birn+Partners...
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    B+P News: Linda Ilolander, New HR Business Partner/Researcher, Birn+Partners Finland

    Linda is the new HR Business Partner in Finland. Linda is experienced within both recruitment and research as well as within marketing, which gives a broad palette of skills for the office in Finland to contribute from. Linda speaks Finnish and Swedish and has a natural interest in organizational psychology and – development along with...
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    B+P News: Dorte Daugaard Jensen, New HR Business Partner/Researcher, Birn+Partners Denmark

    Working from the Ballerup office in Denmark, Dorte will contribute with her insightful competencies within human resources. Dorte has experience within all elements of a recruitment process and this combined with Dortes enthustiastic motivation for supporting others in fulfilling their purpose, is an optimal combination when working with candidates...
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    B+P News: Lars Andreasen, New Senior Advisor, Birn+Partners Denmark

    Lars Andreasen will function as Senior Advisor from the Birn+Partners Vejle office. Previously Lars has worked appr. 10 years as an internal and external consultant and the diversity of his career has created a valuable foundation when working with strategic and commercial decision making.   Join us in welcoming Lars Andreasen!  ...
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    B+P News: Mona-Maria Ilola, New Managing Director, Birn+Partners Finland

    It is a pleasure to disclose the news, that Mona-Maria Ilola has accepted the position as Managing Director in Birn+Partners, Finland. Mona-Maria will besides the job as Partner/Executive Consultant also be in charge of the 3 offices in Finland and the many services offered by the Birn+Partners Finland division, which has expanded remarkably especi...
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    Merger Birn+Partners and Rekrutteringshuset

    15. of March 2021 Birn+Partners and Rekrutteringshuset merged. This article gives an insight view of the synergies detected by the two managing directors and a good impression of what characterizes the headhunting business in general, when working on C-level. Click here to read about: Merger between Birn+Partners and Rekrutteringshuset...
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    Birn+Partners Executive Board Services

    Birn+Partners provides Board-Educations together with respective lawyers, auditors and acknowledged board members. In addition, experienced board professionals will be keynote speakers throughout our courses providing timely and relevant tips and trends from their executive career. Birn + Partners is an international consulting house with subsidiar...
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    B+P News: Jaana Lehtonen, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    Jaana Lehtonen is now a part of a competent specialized Finnish team. Jaanas strong ability within networking, stakeholder engagement and successful coorporations combined with her resourceful background defines Jaana as a visionary and strong leader with the mantra: “Soft values lead to hard results”. Jaana is known to achieve high targets and cre...
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    Executive Board Education Stockholm, Sweden

    The first days out of 4 at the Ellery Beach House Stockholm, Sweden, gave the participants new and useful knowledge preparing them for effectively handling board work tasks. Speakers as well as participants delivered an energetic and engaging contribution. Birn+Partners Executive Board Education updates executives in terms of best practice in the b...
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    B+P News: New Birn+Partners Office in Turku, Finland

    B+P News: Birn+Partners strengthen the presence in Finland with office no. 2. Now being present in Espoo/Helsinki and Turku. We are experiencing a large growth of business for Birn+Partners in the Nordics, the synergies between our markets are materializing, our full lifecycle service portfolio of Executive Search, Consulting and Board Services is ...
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    B+P News: Advisory Board initiated in Birn+Partners Finland

    All companies need from time to time an outside-in perspective, and discussions about strategy implementation, expansion plans, enlarging the service portfolio, governance, network etc. With our growth plans and strategic initiatives of introducing Board Services and Management Consulting in Finland – in addition to Executive Search – we have engag...
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    B+P News: Mona-Maria Ilola, Partner/Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Finland

    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...
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    Emotional Intelligence versus IQ – what’s more important?

    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 whatso...
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    Diversity – from the compulsory to the voluntary

    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 w...
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    Sven Järncrantz, Birn+Partners Sweden found the new Executive Director for IFPA

    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...
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    B+P News: William Pio, Executive Consultant, Birn+Partners Denmark

    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...
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    Executive Coaching – the strategic sparring leaders need to succeed

    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...
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    Onboarding – give new employees the conditions they need to succeed

    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...
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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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    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: 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: 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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    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: 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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    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: 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: 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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    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: 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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    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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    The Leadership that Creates Results

    You might have heard how 3M back in the 70s successfully used a “15 % time” program that allowed employees to spent 15 % of their working time to research and develop projects of their own – a program that fostered well-known innovations like the post-it note. An approach Google is also having great success...
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    How do the digital era affect the value proposition of Headhunters?

    In September 2015 on Linkedin Pulse the not-so-new debate over the usefulness of headhunting in the era of digital innovation found a new fortune. We thus decided to stop and think on it and to take this as an occasion to renew awareness of our role and re-write our value proposition. Almost in coincidence with...
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    Behavioural Based Interviewing

    The interviewer does not want to hear what you think you can do in the future; they want to know what you have done and how you did it. Interviewing for a job can be nerve-wracking – even for experienced Managers. You may feel uncomfortable “selling” yourself or fielding unexpected questions. Or the prospect of...
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    B+P News: New team-member in Germany

    At Birn + Partners we are very happy to welcome Gernot Kaser on board to our team. Gernot will be part of our German team, where he will help us realize our ambitions both on the German market and on cross-border markets. a CEO and CFO in industries such as Medical Technology/Biotec, Facility Management, Nursing...
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    B+P News: Birn + Partners are entering the Baltics

    As a natural step in our internationalization process and to help our business partners cope with ever-increasing global needs and requirements from their clients we are now entering the Baltics – starting in Estonia. We are very happy to welcome Tonis Arro on board to our team. Tonis has been active in the recruiting business...
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    How the Best Managers Manage their Employees

    All managers differ on their personalities and thus on their way of managing employees. In general there is no right or wrong way of being a manager – it all depends on a complex combination of the individuals you’re managing, the company culture you’re navigating in, the strategic goals you’re aiming at, and multiple other...
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    B+P News: Intensified focus on industrial segment teams

      From september 3rd to september 5th all Birn + Partners consultants were meeting to set the direction for the future. An increased focus on cross-border activities has become the starting point for Birn + Partners to develop segment teams based on industrial verticals. Read more: B+P Intensified focus on cross-border...
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    Avoid these 5 big mistakes when recruiting…

    You may have tried it before: hired a person who did not perform as required or maybe didn’t fit into your team as you expected. What went wrong? How come this person who were so great at the interview, who appeared so self-confident and right for the job, didn’t match the organization? And even more...
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    B+P Insights: Measuring your employees’ competences

    Strategic important questions such as: “Will this person become a good leader?” can be answered by assessing your current and future employees’ behavioural characteristics. However, being able to thoroughly and reliably measure your employees’ capabilities is a difficult and challenging task for HR Directors and Consultants. And even more crucial i...
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    B+P News: Birn+Partners are expanding

    As a natural step in our internationalization process we are opening two new offices – Odense and Hamburg. We are experiencing an increasing Glo-Cal demand – i.e. the need for global presence anchored in local networks in each country. The result of the increasing Glo-Cal demand is that more than 30% of our turnover comes...
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    B+P News: Birn+Partners ekspanderer med to kontorer

    Som en naturlig udvikling i vores internationaliseringsproces åbner vi to nye kontorer – Odense og Hamborg.Vi møder i stigende grad en Glo-Cal efterspørgsel – hvilket vil sige behovet for en global tilstedeværelse forankret i kendte lokale netværk i hvert land. Dette udmønter sig i, at mere end 30% af omsætningen kommer fra cross-border opgaver, og...
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    B+P Insights: We need to accept that the labor market is dynamic, and people want it to be so

    It seems to me that politicians and many people still dream of safe, permanent and nice work places. I even get the feeling that our learning system produces such expectations. The truth is different. Read more: We need to accept that the labor market is dynamic, and people want it to be so...
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    B+P News: New team member in Oslo

    Birn + Partners are happy to welcome Audun Bjølgerud on board to our team. With more than twenty years of experience as Manangement Consultant and Partner in leading Norwegian and International Business Consulting firms, Audun will contribute with highly spezialized know-how within the field of Executive Search and Human Resources. Find Audun on Li...
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    B+P News: Delight magazine om Birn+Partners

    Han kender vejen, har selv taget turen to gange. Ansat i en virksomhed som konsulent, avanceret og endt som øverste administrerende direktør for mange ansatte. Nu er han godt i gang med at gøre det igen, men denne gang skaber han sit eget. For to år siden grundlagde han sit eget firma helt fra bunden....
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