Christin Tellefsen

Christin Tellefsen is a leading expert in headhunting, assessing people and human behavior. Since 1997, she has for the last 15 years been the Managing Director and senior partner of a successful international headhunting company (ESR). Christin has personally been involved in more than 3500 recruitments of specialists and managers and has by a leading business magazine been ranked as one of the top five female headhunters in the field.

To improve existing models for assessment of candidates, Christin conducted the 17 year (1995-2012) Carl Jung inspired study in “the laws for human behaviour; Can People Change? or is behaviour fixed. The extensive study resulted in creation of the work model CPI (Corporate People Intelligence), which enables an accurate risk assessment of someone’s probability of future success/failure in the work force.

Before building up ESR in Scandinavia and USA, she worked for the world’s largest retained executive search firm Korn Ferry International. Prior to entering the field of recruitment she co-founded a newspaper covering the job market for people seeking employment or retraining, with emphasis on forecasting future trends in the growth sectors of the economy. Her strong interest in headhunting and human behavior has resulted on several books written on the topic.

She conducted her undergraduate studies in Psychology at California Lutheran University. Christin is on the board of Directors of Creating Legends Inc, and her professional affiliations includes; The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and World Future Society (WSF). Next to her professional work when time allows for it, she utilizes his experience and skill set to help disadvantaged children in by improving their living conditions, with latest project being creating a blue print for fixing the struggling low-income communities in the US.  The project was documented in the film “Vegas Vikings” and was in the US awarded; “Best Nevada Film”.

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