20 results for tag: search firms


The Road Ahead: Recruiter Joel Koblentz on the Lack of Qualified Candidates

The benchmarks for what makes for a qualified candidate is a moving target, now more than ever as companies are rethinking what they are looking for in candidates. "Are there more executive jobs now than there are qualified candidates?" This was the ...
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The Role of CIOs in Building Diversity

WittKieffer recently conducted a targeted survey of members of CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives), taking the pulse of healthcare CIOs regarding diversity and inclusion efforts in their teams and organizations. In all, 55 CHIME ...
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Why Humble Leaders Make the Best Leaders

When hiring for a leadership role, you may be overlooking one of the most important traits of top performers: humility. Sounds a bit counter-intuitive, doesn't it? Humility is not typically the first trait that comes to mind when you think about great ...
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Why Board Culture Matters Now More than Ever

Corporate boards were once a bastion for the Old Boys' Club with a traditional board culture that reflected the sameness of the members' interests. Today, we're working with corporations to transform boards into dynamic teams of busy executives who have ...
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Leading from a Distance: 5 Lessons for Successful Virtual Teaming

In these uncertain times, we believe leadership matters more than ever. As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, "social distancing" is becoming a new normal. Working remotely will likely become a more common environmental factor for leaders guiding teams and organi...
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When You Get Fired Over Zoom

When Timothy ended the videoconference with his boss, he was reeling. He'd just been laid off. Questions whizzed through his head: What should he do now? Should he tell anyone? How soon was too soon to call his boss back and ask for more information? As of ...
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How to Normalize Working from Home

For so long, we've tried to replicate our previous in-office environments in our actual homes, apartments or wherever we've set up shop under the roof where we pay bills. The original goal was to make the transition from "office life" to "working-from-home ...
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How to Select Your Leaders in a FUN World

An integrated approach to executive search and leadership development Aldous Huxley would say that we are living in a "Brave New World." In my opinion, the world is becoming more and more: Fast because the cycle of innovations have become faster and ...
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Top 5 Skills You Will Need to Stay Relevant in the Future Labor Market

As a 21st-century worker, you always need to upgrade your skills if you want to stay relevant. Even businesses need to evolve as technological innovations shape every aspect of work. These days, automation, coding, and other soft skills are taking the lead ...
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Why is Board Diversity Elusive?

A recent New York Times article described the experience of Niki Christoff, a Salesforce executive who was barred from accepting a board role – and ended up shedding light on a hidden obstacle to board diversity. When Christoff sought permission from CEO ...
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Selective Perception and Leadership

I am keenly aware that people who are having a conflict often have difficulty resolving their differences because of their refusal to listen and understand the other person's positions and underlying motivations. When they are in the middle of a battle each ...
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Spotting Leaders From a Distance

In a crisis, it takes a trained eye to overcome virtual challenges and find the best candidate. Recently, we placed a CEO at a mid-sized, global software company. But in what a year ago would have seemed like science fiction, the entire process was conducted ...
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