ARCUS Global Partners A disruptive new player in a stagnant market
ARCUS Global Partners – & lsquo;A disruptive new player in a stagnant market’
“Headhunting has barely developed in a generation. A change is long overdue,” says Simon Vaughan-Edwards, CEO of the newly formed Arcus Global partners.
“The traditional recruitment industry has failed to evolve. It continues to offer expensive, unresponsive, process-driven products without paying attention to the client’s actual needs. Arcus disrupts this stagnant market with a new approach. We deliver attractive, flexible and imaginative answers to a client’s actual recruitment demands”.
Arcus Global Partners is a Norman Broadbent company, committed to innovative and tailored tactical and strategic approaches to human capital management. They work with clients to provide analysis and appraisal of the market and competitive environment, and then help to decide on, and deliver the best way of hiring and retaining talent.
Arcus can provide a search for a specific hire, Interim or fixed contract professionals, for project or transformation work, or alternatively, an embedded recruitment team to drive a strategic initiative whatever the approach, we concentrate on continually improving performance whilst reducing costs. Arcus’s clients will have access to the full suite of human capital consulting products provided from the wider Norman Broadbent Group as well as a number of carefully selected external partners.
Simon Vaughan-Edwards, Arcus’s CEO, has 17 years’ experience in the market, and is already up and running with a strong team. Norman Broadbent Group Chairman Pierce Casey, will chair the business.
Notably, Vaughan-Edwards is joined by Jerry Daniels as Deputy CEO. Daniels previously ran Norman Broadbent’s TMT team and is a recognised market leader in “digital disruption”. Daniels commented, “Technology has changed the talent landscape. Data is becoming increasingly democratized relying on & lsquo;who you know’ is actually a disadvantage. We aim to disrupt and transform the recruitment market using 21st century technology, and are launching a Digital and Innovation division under the Arcus brand, in order to leverage our expertise in identifying and hiring leaders of digital change and innovation, built up over the last 10 years this has extended our networks across corporates and entrepreneurs globally.
Jamie McEwen, who was previously Head of Recruitment across the EMEA region for the front office of a global investment bank, will run the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) offering, building & lsquo;on and off- site’ search teams, hiring directly for a client, or augmenting existing in-house functions, across all sectors. Emma Richards joins from a leading search and interim provider to head the TMT and procurement teams. Vaughan-Edwards said & lsquo;We’ve got critical mass in key sectors and are continuously being approached by forward-thinking professionals who want to join a dynamic, growing business that is flexible in its approach, but above all focused on service and delivery, and is backed by one of the most respected names in the industry."
Arcus will cover a range of sectors, and already has strength and experience in financial and professional services, digital and TMT. This will be followed by commerce, industry and natural resources.
Pierce Casey, the Norman Broadbent Group Chairman, and seasoned expert in this market commented, “As a human capital group, we are focused on providing a range of solutions. Norman Broadbent serves our clients at operating and plc Board level, while Arcus will answer the needs of the evolving market by challenging the established and tired methodologies currently employed by our competitors, allowing us to service clients across the entirety of their human capital needs. Supported by our social media research business, Arcus brings market access and immediacy to the hiring process, whilst our Leadership Consulting business works with clients to assess individuals, boards and teams on capability, competence and team effectiveness. Our strategy is to create a suite of choices for clients, with each part of the groupleading expertise in its own specialised field
The Norman Broadbent Group is made up of Norman Broadbent global search business Norman Broadbent Leadership Consulting, Arcus Global Partners Social Media Search, Connecting Corporates. The company is listed on the Aim Market of the London Stock Exchange (NBBL).