Hiring for Senior Positions
Selecting a new CEO or other senior executive is a significant decision and the hiring process can be challenging. Find an article, published within the last 12 months, about the selection of a CEO or another senior business leader. Your article may come from the Wall Street Journal, SHRM.com, HR.com, or another reputable news source. Discuss the article by responding to the prompts below:
Briefly describe the hiring company and the senior position that was filled. Provide a link to the article.
How was the successful candidate identified? Were they an internal or external candidate?
Do you think that this hire was a good choice for the company? Why or why not?
In your view, was this position a good next career step for the candidate? Why or why not?
What did you learn from this article about the challenges of hiring for senior positions?