[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: [rpd] Recruitment of AfriNIC CEO
Dr Eberhard Lisse
el at lisse.NA
Fri Nov 21 10:11:03 UTC 2014
Great idea, are you going to pay for this?
On 2014-11-21 11:13, Douglas Onyango wrote:
> While internal knowledge of the community is key, I think it may
> confines our search team to only the community, which may or may not
> deliver the very best candidate.
> Couple this with admin & and logistical requirements needed to look for
> executive candidates in a short period of time and think involving an
> agency would be more efficient.
> My suggestion is to engage a competent agency which can take care of the
> logistics and initial vetting of candidates, they can then forward the
> cream to an internal team for a final round of interviews.
> This path gives us the best of both worlds with the shortest turn
> around time.
> On 20 Nov 2014 11:46, "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.mu
> <mailto:mark.tinka at seacom.mu>> wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 20, 2014 09:44:57 AM Bill Woodcock
>> > Speaking from my own experience on the ARIN board when we
>> > had a similar transition to make, I’d say that
>> > “recruitment professionals” are an unmitigated disaster.
>> > They’ll find you a set of generic and mediocre
>> > candidates, none particularly prepared for the task.
>> > After two false starts using “recruitment professionals”
>> > we gave up on them and hired someone we knew was capable
>> > of handling the job, and who wouldn’t flake out. And
>> > that’s worked out really well for us.
>> I'd tend to agree, in this case.
>> We know the community, and that's an advantage worth
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