Monika Ciesielska

Head hunter of C-level executives. President at IMSA Search Global Partners, international network of head hunters.

Marketing and Management graduate from the Warsaw School of Economics, as well as Finance from the University of Gdansk. An expert within assessing competence of managers and top level executives. Adviser to the boards in the field of human resources management.

Founder and co-owner at Carpenter Consulting. For over 15 years Monika recruits managers, executives and board members, mainly related to sales, online and offline marketing, IT, law, manufacturing, PR / communication and purchasing, while cooperating with companies representing each industry, international corporations and large Polish accounts. Since 2017, president at IMSA Search Global Partners,  executive search network having almost 50 offices around the world. Additionally, Monika holds the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Elevato Software, innovative platform designed for managing HR processes i.e. recruitment, employees’ evaluations and development, talent management.

She holds a number of press releases in a business titles, such as: Forbes, Newsweek, Puls Biznesu, Personnel and Management, Personnel Plus. Monika is a collector of contemporary art, a passionate horse rider and since recently, a fan of aviation. But above all, she is a mum of a baby girl – Sophie.

A meteor shower, instead of hail – an analysis of economic and labor market forecasts, in search of the sun rays

Sometimes I am under the impression that the COVID-19 has a much greater force than is attributed to it in a medical context. At one point, I found myself cringing at the very thought of reading another report. But you can’t be afraid of the truth or bury your head in the sand. You have… Read More

How the C-level managers are looking for a job? Examples of good practice.

COVID-19 took us all by surprise, wreaking havoc not only in terms of health, but also in terms of work. Just a few weeks ago, management staff was making strategic decisions about the company’s development, planned investments and outlined competence areas to be filled in recruitment processes. At present, in many industries, strategic decisions are… Read More

All in all, it’s a wonderfull life

There are some days that are rotten from the start.  You open your eyes and you already know that everything is going to go wrong. Fortunately, relatively rarely and surprisingly, they can take an unexpected turn.  This was the case on Friday, November 29, 2019. I get up late and, starting from breakfast, I am… Read More

The power of the silver wolves

– meaning, those on which employers frowned upon for many years and who now became their great hope One of the most important trends observed for a long time in labor markets all over the world is the aging of the population. Next year, 2020, the number of older people in the world will exceed… Read More

Jon Snow the archetype of a good leader?

What do we expect of candidates for managerial positions? Apparently only 1% of the population has never watched “Game of Thrones”. Until recently I was part of this representative group and I was very surprised to hear that people stay up half the night binge watching several episodes at a time. Not sleeping because of… Read More