Recruiting in higher education: more than an academic exercise

Dr Helen Yallop is head of the academic practice at Moloney Search. She also holds a visiting research fellowship at the department of history at King’s College London. This is her interview with the Financial Times.

Does headhunting have a role in the higher education sector?

I have been canvassing senior figures in academia to find out. Many respondents were sceptical, citing the strength of academic networks in attracting candidates. As natural networkers with a strong sense of their subject-centred professional identity, academics do indeed seem well qualified to conduct their own headhunting.…Read More