As the economy has recovered, firms have the bandwidth and budget to think more strategically about senior hires. For many organisations this involves weighing up strong internal candidates with external options, often with the desire to look into adjacent industries for diverse professionals who can add new perspectives.


This was the case for a major Irish brand who wanted to understand the market landscape for data and performance analytics professionals across a variety of industries, and to see if there were potential candidates located within the Irish diaspora.

Alternatives Elect presented the firm with the profiles of over 40 professionals across 10 industries. In this instance, the firm made the informed decision that their leading internal candidate was the correct profile for the role.