33 results for tag: executive search firms


Recruiter Confidence Update: “Sunny with a Chance for Clouds”

Every month we survey executive recruiters about the executive employment marketplace. Through much of the 2nd Quarter of 2021, 7 out of 10 executive recruiters reported to us through our Recruiter Confidence Index (RCI) that they were "confident or very ...
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Selecting a Search Committee

Search committees carry a sacred duty to identify, evaluate and help select an institution's leaders. The process of assembling each committee, therefore, should be done with seriousness and intentionality. From the composition of the members to the clarity ...
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From Defense to Offense: HR Leaders Face a Post-Pandemic Hiring Boom

There's no other way to say it: HR leaders have been forced to "play defense" for the past 18 months in challenging workplace conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic caused many companies to slow hiring and delay internal promotions, and for the most part, employ...
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Create Space for Conversations About Mental Health in the Workplace

For too long, the topic of mental health has been the ultimate work-talk taboo. The stigma that comes from vulnerable conversations about mental health can be heavy. But the statistics are too significant to ignore—1 in 5 adults experience issues with ...
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What Governing Boards Need Next

COVID-19 and the recent social unrest and protests in the U.S. caught boards of directors by surprise just as much as it did CEOs and their executive teams. The challenge for boards has become supporting management’s ability to cope and address these issues ...
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How the Pandemic is Changing Who Big Law Can Hire

Consider this: you're in charge of your firm's hiring process and you’re down to two candidates, both from top schools with stellar resumes. Candidate A has extensive experience in a niche specialty your firm needs but lives outside your firm's immediate ...
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Building Your Executive Brand

Frequently, when I speak with younger executives about advancing their careers, we inevitably discuss their career aspirations and the importance of a strong personal brand. Senior executives and CEOs, too, must be conscious of their brands. A strong, ...
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CEO Leadership Skills and Perspectives in Transformation

Just as individuals and businesses are adjusting their processes to the "new normal" that COVID-19 has thrusted us into, organizations like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) are doing the same and modifying their guidelines to help provide ...
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Ready for Your Closeup? 6 Tips for Mastering the Art of Video Interviewing

As people continue to work remotely and replace high-fives with fist bumps or wave-like gestures from a safe distance, chances are high your big job interview will get moved from in-person to video. What do you do? How do you prepare differently than ...
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When to Consider a More Nimble Search

Colleges and universities are known for their love of traditions, whether school songs, commencement robes, or Friday night bonfires. There are times, however, when it makes sense to change some of those traditions and do things a new way. This thinking can ...
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How Much Do CEOs Really Earn? Worth It?

There's a ton to be learned from the annual CEO compensation guide in The Wall Street Journal. Examples: The CEOs of Carnival Cruises and Norwegian Cruises took home a combined $50M in 2020. (Even though their ships sat in port, and their staffs were ...
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Recruiter Jason Hanold on Older Job Seekers

Your age can be a huge advantage in your job search. Trying to hide it is unnecessary. Trying to defend it or explain how it's not a problems becomes a problem. Companies want employees who add value. If you focus on the value you will bring to the next ...
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