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Jose is a managing partner at Alder Koten. His clients include some of the world’s most recognized organizations and investors.

In his recruiting practice, Jose Ruiz partners with clients in the industrial and consumer markets to help them recruit talent and develop thriving cultures. Working broadly across sectors Jose’s team specializes in upstream and downstream supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, distribution and transportation with a strong focus on digital transformation, auto industry electrification, and Industry 4.0.


As an active member of the Conscious Capitalism movement, Jose is part of a global community of business leaders dedicated to elevating humanity through business


Jose serves on the board of IMD International Search Group, Shelmex, and Concious Capitalism Mexico.


+1 (713) 476-9000

jose.ruiz@alderkoten.com

March 26, 2020

This week in Mexico – Mar 14, 2020

The Coronavirus crisis escalated as the week advanced, and it brought global economies to a screeching halt. The United States declared a national emergency this week as cases grew. 2,800 coronavirus cases have not been reported in the US, with 58 deaths.
March 17, 2020

Let’s work remotely! But First, Read This

Working remotely is not about being tech-savvy or having the right tools. It's about being effective as a team when we are not in the same building. It's about achieving communication and coordination without being in front of each other. Most importantly, it's about the clarity of expectations and accountability so we can make independent decisions and judgments.
March 15, 2020
Mexico News

This week in Mexico – Mar 7, 2020

The Coronavirus crisis escalated as the week advanced, and it brought global economies to a screeching halt. The United States declared a national emergency this week as cases grew. 2,800 coronavirus cases have not been reported in the US, with 58 deaths.
March 14, 2020
Agile Leadership

Improving Team Engagement with Agile Principles

Agile Method is a streamlined, no-nonsense approach that involves the collaborations among team members and between the team and the customer. It also involves the contributions from business people, not merely the technical people. Moreover, when the team engagement is high, the final product is likely to be successful
March 14, 2020
Idea in Brief: The Leadership Trap

Idea in Brief: The Leadership Trap

The leadership trap: People don't do what you want, they do what you tell them to do. Don't manage the tasks if you want to manage the goal.
March 7, 2020

This week in Mexico – Mar 1, 2020

Executive search firms and headhunters in Mexico feel the arrival of the Coronavirus but recruiters continue to see strong activity.
February 29, 2020

This week in Mexico – Feb 29, 2020

Executive search firms and headhunters in Mexico began to feel the impact and nervousness in both clients and candidates. As we write this post, many are bracing for the impact on travel and disruption in day to day activities similar to what we saw with the H1N1 virus in 2009. As in 2009, the biggest fear is the compounding effect on an already fragile economy.
February 28, 2020
Fluid Leadership

How Applying Fluidity Can Shape Your Leadership

The definition of "leadership" varies from expert to expert, even from person to person. And a good leader in one culture may not be so in another unless some adjustments are made. It's because leadership isn't written in stone. It's a social construct, and there is no one formula that guarantees the result of specific leadership.
February 21, 2020
Job Search Tips

Executive jobs: It’s not you, it’s not me. It’s just not meant to be.

No two individuals are alike, and while every case is different, there is a broad trend of how corporations are hiring and retaining talent. Understanding those patterns can help eliminate frustration.
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