What’s the best type of holiday?

Is it a city break, an exotic beach in the Caribbean, a road trip across a continent, an adventure getaway?

No, it’s none of the above. The best type of holiday is one where a local guides you and they show you things you would never have found with a guidebook and offer brilliant experiences that you would never have imagined without their help.

Sometimes it’s the unknown, and perhaps even unlikely, quantity that offers the best result.

And that’s exactly the same with an executive search.

The world is changing fast, and so are boardrooms. Companies have an increasing hunger for diverse, vibrant leadership teams who can achieve excellence through their wide ranging expertise – but sometimes even the most progressive companies don’t know the perfect candidate until they arrive on a shortlist.

Sometimes it’s the unknown, and perhaps even unlikely, quantity that offers the best result.

Nurole’s advanced executive recruiting platform revolutionises the results by using the multiplier effect of scale, quality and its unique, candidate-led approach.

That’s what Glen Dimplex, the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, found when they used Nurole to search for a non-executive director who could help take their family business to the next level.

Traditional search simply would not have considered me for this role.

With tens of thousands of high quality candidates in over 100 countries across the globe using our unique candidate-led platform, they identified an incredibly strong field of candidates who could offer value in their business far beyond what they had thought they required. In the end Glen Dimplex hired four people Martin McCourt as the new Chairman and Chris Cole (FTSE 100 WSP Global, Chairman), Joe Menendez (The Vita Group, CEO) and Andrew Griffiths (Samsung Electronics, President) as three new Non-Executive Directors.

As Joe Mendez notes, “traditional search would not have considered me for this role.”

Likewise, when Lutyens Hutton used Nurole alongside their traditional search process to find a new CFO for Sir James Dyson’s family office, Webourne partners, they were “delighted by the quality and range of the candidates identified” which “unearthed some great wild cards and allowed us to spend more time assessing how each candidate matched up to our client’s requirements.”

Glen Dimplex identified an incredibly strong field of candidates who could offer value far beyond what they had thought they required. In the end they hired four people.

And it was an unexpected candidate who finally took the role, not least because Carrie Tucker, CFO of Gilo Industries, had joined Nurole looking for non-executive positions. But as she explains, “when a contact flagged to me the Weybourne Partners CFO opportunity it was too good to ignore. While you can never be certain of getting your dream role, Nurole hugely increases your chances of hearing about it even if you are not actively looking!"

Nurole hugely increases your chances of hearing about your dream role, even if you are not actively looking.

Just as the best holidays are the ones where you experience the unexpected, the best executive searches reach beyond a traditional pool of likely candidates and companies. They deliver more than just a list of names, but an inspirational shortlist including the unexpectedly perfect candidate.

Nurole is able to combine scale, quality and a unique candidate-led approach to achieve exponentially effective executive search every time.

That’s why Independent Search Partnership’s Guy Beresford describes Nurole as “incredibly efficient” and “a huge asset for anyone hiring at board level.”

Why wouldn’t you use Nurole as part of your next executive search?