Hagoort & Partners
Executive Search in the Netherlands

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Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance

We are Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance.

Cees Hagoort

Cees Hagoort

Founder & Managing Director

Patrick Westerburger

Patrick Westerburger

Managing Partner

Talent needs are global. That's why you'll find us in every corner of the world. At Kestria, we have been uniting our clients with top-level leaders for almost three decades. We are the world's largest executive search alliance in terms of global reach – you'll find us wherever your business takes you in the world.

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Leadership in disaster situations

In disaster situations, NGOs play a crucial role in providing relief and support to affected communities. Effective leadership is essential to ensure that organizations can respond rapidly and effectively to a crisis. What makes up the right leader to deal with these situations? Members of our global team got together recently to unpack those characteristics of leadership and what sort of leadership responses are expected during a crisis, drawing on their observations of recent world events and in their respective regions.

The Office-Hybrid headache – You can’t please all the people all the time

Although it’s clear that most companies are far from ready to communicate a comprehensive masterplan about the future of work logistics (according to a recent McKinsey and Company survey, less than one third of companies have a plan that they have communicated to their staff), murmurings about upcoming in-office ‘policies’ are seeping through the ether, and it’s causing a bit of a ruckus!

How old and new school leadership styles differ in the future of work

The world of work is rapidly evolving. This evolution has led to a paradigm shift in the approaches to leadership. There are two categories of leadership styles that exist today: old school and new school. Old school leadership styles have been prevalent for decades, including a hierarchical approach where the leader is often autocratic, controlling, and power-driven. The second category, new school leadership styles, is emerging, featuring a more collaborative, democratic, and people-focused approach. In this article, we compare the differences between the old school and new school leadership styles, exploring how they impact the future of work.

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“Within our organization we have businesses in several countries in EMEA. Through Kestria we were able to find candidates also outside the territory from which we manage the day to day operation, simply by connecting the network between Hagoort & Partners (Kestria Netherlands) and Kestria abroad. The approach not only delivered strong candidates and so the luxury of making choices from a high quality shortlist, but we were also very pleased with the professional approach of the searches with respect to planning, communication and feedback.”

René Latten, HR Director PPG Coatings Northern Europe
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