GET TALENT! | #37 | Mergers & Acquisitions

Episode 37,   Jul 13, 2023, 12:00 PM

The art of what happens AFTER the deal! 🤝 M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) are happening in every industry around the globe. But how does M&A impact existing talent, the executive team, and the brand companies work so hard to build? 

Ben and Danny have experienced M&As from every angle. They share their wisdom on seamlessly integrating company cultures, retaining top talent, and establishing a compelling vision to inspire a newly acquired team. Whether you’re considering an M&A or are experiencing one, you’ll want this perspective!

00:29  Why are M&As relevant right now?
01:51  McKinsey & Co stat: More than half of polled companies plan to increase M&A activity
02:24  Shifttowards consolidation
02:52  What is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?
03:45  How M&A impacts talent and recruitment strategy
05:13  How M&A affects culture
06:10  Deloitte study: Executive loss after a merger
06:41  Three reasons executives leave
06:45  Founder/owner looking for an exit
07:09  The acquiring company installs its own people to execute the business strategy
07:30  Acquiring companies brings in people they trust
07:45  How to keep the employer brand attractive
08:00  Empathy and respect
09:33  The roles that stem out of M&A
10:30  Preventing acquisition issues   
11:17  Bain & Co’s report: Establishing a vision
12:19  Message for the acquiring party
13:18  The importance of soft skills
13:48  GLOMO’s position as a talent partner

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