Book Presentations



How to recognise excellence in Executive Search is based on over 30 years of experience in Executive Search and more than 1 000 search assignments and takes you on a compelling and thrilling journey into Executive Search. It tells you in great detail about the job of a Head Hunter, it tells you what a top-level Executive Search Consultant is made of, it tells you what a world-class Executive Search Firm looks like. The book is one of the most comprehensive books ever written about Executive Search and gives many good advice for those thinking about a career change and recruiting.


This book is for everyone dealing with Executive Search, e.g.:

  • Board Professionals interested in getting a new perspective on top-level Executive Search.
  • Executives, who are in the process of a career change.
  • Young Potentials yet on their way to becoming Top Executives.
  • Clients, e.g. Boards, CEOs, CHROs, about to start an Executive Search Assignment.
  • HR-departments wanting to improve their overall knowledge about Executive Search.
  • Executive Search Firms to give ideas and inspiration in their everyday work, another perspective.
  • For all wondering about a career in the Executive Search Industry, the Pros and Cons.
  • For Top Class Universities and Business Schools and Universities, their professors and students.

Some teasers from the book:

- Author's Note and Table of contents
- The Business fundamentals of Executive Search
- Executive Search - yesterday - today – tomorrow
- The Search Consultants - the Head Hunters
- Pre-emptive Excecutive Search - for the Client
- I want to become a candidate - how?

Preview of the Amazon Kindle version of the book:

Golden Nuggets

Golden Nuggets is a collection of Bob Olin's articles related to career changerecruiting, executive search and job search in general.