Birger M Svendsen is an accomplished CFO and CHRO executive with international experience from global leaders. Birger transitioned to executive search 20 years ago. He conducts assessments, executive search assignments and interim solutions to build transformational leadership teams and advise clients on future-proofing their organisations.
Human Resources, EMEA Leader
In his latest blog post, David Thomas delves into the importance of people and purpose in today's business environment. He highlights how people are a top priority for executives globally and why HR representation at the board level is critical for ensuring people remain at the heart of decision-making.
Saying goodbye is a natural part of the lifecycle of employment and running a business. Whether driven by changes in your business or a difficult economic environment, layoffs are inevitable in the long run. One of your most important responsibilities as a leader is setting the tone around challenging issues, and offboarding employees is a true test of leadership.