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.

Are the big brands doing e-commerce or eCommerce? – conclusions from the Online Marketing Manager recruitment process

I recently had the opportunity to recruit an Online Marketing Manager for a global brand, very much recognisable in the traditional world of retail. It was a very interesting exercise, giving me the opportunity to thoroughly “scan” the digital market, which I often check and gather the latest information on the availability of candidates representing… Read More

How to reach the K2 summit in democratically managed organization

Most of the candidates, which I am interviewing, while being asked about their style of managing people, provide me with an answer, that it is a democratic one. But is it really? In general you can say so, but in reality it is always the boss, who is making the final decision and choosing the… Read More

This is not a regular success story

Being a head hunter is tough. Not that I want to complain. I love my work for the diversity of projects, amazing people, that I meet during recruitment processes and their life stories. Each of these stories is different, unique, difficult, sometimes told with a smile, sometimes with a hidden regret, but still successful. This… Read More