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Digital and Technology

Becoming truly digital is difficult. Not just the exterior of a business has to be digital, but also the inside: strategy, IT-systems and technology, culture, communication, processes, HR-policy.

Percentage of organizations that still face a shortage of digital talent

55%

Percentage of Gen Y and Gen Z employees who consider their skill set is redundant

47%

Number of InMails each Data Scientist received over the past year on average

13,2

Innovation isn’t born in an isolated department. Every fibre of the organization must change and move from doing digital to being digital.

Whether technology and the internet are a threat to the business or a catalyst for change is a pressing concern for boards and CEOs. Great leaders build great leadership teams and, in turn, great employee teams. Businesses with great leaders have a distinctive edge for surviving and thriving in this fast-paced environment.

Partnering with Leading Digital Innovators

In the Talentor network, we share experiences in the digital world. Talentor executive search knows how and where to recruit top leaders. We work closely with some of the most influential digital leaders in different industries, and thus have insights into what is needed to manage digital transformation successfully with the right people.

Our consultants understand the dynamic, rapidly-changing technology environment, and they know which channels to use to find the right talents. Regardless of the size and the corporate culture of your business, we have the team to provide outstanding candidates to fill your management and professional search needs. Today's challenges include the use of (big) data as a competitive weapon for enterprises. Talent will be the differentiator in companies that successfully make the digital transition.

IT Talent is hard to find, engage with and hire – so we have to find different ways and channels for attracting the best people.

Our experience and projects

Executive Positions:
CEO, CIO, CMO, CFO
Professionals:
Chief Data Officers, Chief Digital Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Digital Boards, Digital Marketing Officers, Account Manager – Customer Service B2B, Online Marketing Manager - Digital Advertising, Specialists for Production Engineering - Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things / Smart Factory, Software Engineering, Web Development / Publishing / Design, Testing / Audit / Release Management, Business Analysts, Consulting, Marketing & Sales Managers, Project Managers, IT Security Managers, SAP Consultants, ERP Consultants, Support Managers
Frequent Required Skills:
Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, scripting languages, E-commerce, Digital Marketing, Web Analytics, Mobile Apps and Mobile UX, Background in Security, ideally Data Privacy/Protection topics, Java, C#, C++, .NET, UI, UX und Interaction Design, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, SQL, Project Management, Data Analytics, Predictive Maintenance, Machine Learning, knowledge of various operating systems
Companies:
Industry, Publishing, Marketing Agencies, Consulting Companies, Software Development & Services, different types of Telecom companies, Hardware & Electronic companies, Carrier Services Provider, System Integrators & IT Consultancy, Telecom-Internet & Cable TV Providers
Emp Bz Jonathan Yung
Partner

Jonathan was the business manager at Passarelli Consultores, a Brazilian boutique executive search firm from 2011-2013. Prior to that, he was chief administrative officer responsible for all administrative functions (finance, HR, IT, legal, etc.) across 3 factories at Universal Têxtil in Jundiai, Sao Paulo. Jonathan started his career within executive search at J. Robert Scott in Boston. He joined the firm in 2005 and was quickly promoted through the research and candidate development ranks. In 2008, he relocated to London to help build-out the firm's European operation. Jonathan's search experience spans multiple industries and geographies at the CxO and board level.

He holds a BSc in Finance and Human Resource Management from Boston College's Carroll School of Management and is fluent in English, Portuguese, Thai, and Spanish.

Olfertjan
Managing Director

Olfertjan Niemeijer founded Independent Recruiters in 2003, still the largest part of the Independent Recruiters Group. After working for Adecco for a long time, where he says he learnt 90% of the recruitment profession, he made the move to the recruitment & selection sector. After three very successful periods at three different recruitment & selection agencies (Robert Half, Chalmers Brown and N&S), he became an entrepreneur. As a Managing Consultant he is responsible for strategy, business development and individually coaching consultants.

Emp De Jochen Markgraf1
Partner

Jochen Markgraf has broad experience in HR, in both recruiting and HR functions. He joined Kaiser Stähler Rekrutierungsberatung in October 2006 and is a managing director. He specialises in Executive Search and Personnel Consulting. He has recruiting expertise in national and cross-border search projects and supports both mid-sized companies and international groups. Until September 2006, Jochen worked at IBM as a project manager in a cost efficiency project. In this role, he developed and established a new department: “Resource Operations – IT Delivery”, which he headed as a resource manager.

Jochen holds a master´s degree in business administration from the University of Frankfurt. Before that, he trained as a bank clerk and followed a trainee programme at Deutsche Bank. Jochen speaks German and English.

Christian Biedermann 2
Managing Director

Christian Biedermann, Professional Bachelor of Business Administration, (eidg. Dipl. Betriebswirtschafter HF), is Managing Director of Coopers Group AG. He is responsible for the recruitment of specialists all over Switzerland. Prior to joining Coopers Group, Christian worked with a leading global HR service provider for more than seven years.
As Area Head of the German-speaking part of Switzerland and Branch Director he successfully established and developed the ‘Information Technology’ business line.

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April 2018

Digitalisation in the job application process

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