Episode 138:

The Ideal Candidate from the Eyes of a Recruiter, with Patricia Lenkov

Aug 18, 2021 | Boardroom Bound

A look inside the recruitment process.

About this episode

Finding exactly what recruiters are looking for can be a difficult task. As Patricial Lenkov joins us today, we discuss the keys to being the best possible candidate possible, as well as the importance of diversity in the boardroom.

 

Patricia founded Agility Executive Search in 2008. She has been recruiting board directors for 23 years and was previously with Heidrick & Struggles and Spencer Stuart. Patricia is an active contributor to Forbes.com and author of Time’s Up: Why Boards Need to Get Diverse Now.

 

In today’s episode, Patricia shares from her personal experience as a recruiter to provide tactics and strategies for landing board seats. She also dives into key benefits and the necessity of a diverse board. You won’t want to miss this episode of Boardroom Bound!

 

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