Get Ahead
Executive search for over 25 years

With the best-fitting leadership personalitiesSuccessfully shaping the future

For over 25 years GET AHEAD has been advising companies on the appointment and validation of executives and supervisory/advisory boards. During this time, we have proven in hundreds of assignments that with the right leaders change and transformation can be shaped and sustainable business success can be achieved.

To successfully consult and find the right executive to best meet your current and future requirements, we need to know your industry. That's why every executive search consultant at GET AHEAD specializes in just a few industries and understands the challenges you face and the opportunities you possess. This dedicated industry know-how, combined with professional personnel selection based on empirical, evident and scientific findings (evidence-based personnel diagnostics) and our many years of experience, are the basis of our services – and our success.
Today, GET AHEAD employs more than 20 people. We have been working with more than 80% of our clients for five years or longer.

Global network

Locally dedicated, internationally experienced
GET AHEAD Executive Search is represented throughout Germany. In addition to our headquarters in Hamburg, some of our consultants are based in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. Furthermore, as a German partner of Friisberg & Partners International, we also successfully fill executive positions abroad, supported by executive search specialists in more than 20 countries.
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Why Get ahead

Six good reasons to work with us
  • 1. Proven industry expertise

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    Consumer goods & retail
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    Digital & IT
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    Engineering & automotive
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    Energy industry
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    Finance & asset management
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    Life science & healthcare
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    Public & NGOs
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  • 2. Efficient and successful selection processes

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    Distinctive consideration of personality, competencies and potentials
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    Customized requirements’ analysis using critical incidence questioning technique
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    Identification of critical success factors and mutual expectations for each assignment
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    Confidential access to candidate networks
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    Reduced time-to-shortlist
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    Placement rate of more than 95%
  • 3. Sustainable success

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    Above-average prognostic validity of professional success
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    Candidates with demonstrably high competence for implementation
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    Successful placements with long retention periods
  • 4. Highly competent consulting

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    Consultants with extensive industry expertise
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    Consultants with entrepreneurial personalities
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    Supported by successfully applying evidence-based personnel diagnostics
  • 5. High acceptance by personnel decision makers

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    Our evidence-based approach increases the validity, objectivity and fairness of selection decisions.
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    Evidence-based personnel diagnostics help personnel decision-makers to achieve greater understanding and acceptance within organizations.
  • 6. Keeping our finger on the pulse of time

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    Digitalization
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    Leadership
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    Diversity Management
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    Sustainability
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