[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: [rpd] Recruitment of AfriNIC CEO
ondouglas at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 11:08:22 UTC 2014
On 21 Nov 2014 13:50, "Dr Eberhard Lisse" <el at lisse.na> wrote:
> Great idea, are you going to pay for this?
This positing is far too important for us to allow money be a reason we
can't do it right.
> On 2014-11-21 11:13, Douglas Onyango wrote:
> > All,
> > 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.
> > Regards,
> > 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
> >> wrote:
> >> > 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
> >> exploiting.
> >> Mark.
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