2018 Year End Review
December 20, 2018
As 2018 comes to an end, we offer a few observations from the executive search trenches...
Hiring Executives: Focus on the Steak - not the Sizzle
November 6, 2018
We regularly see truly outstanding candidates passed over because the hiring company believes they lack sizzle. The issue may be some element of physical appearance, or a high analytic personality or introversion or it may be a perceived lack of ‘charisma' which is confused with leadership.
Why job seekers need to think like marketers
November 2, 2018
With a cogent value proposition and a focused target market, any executive looking for his or her next career step can effectively start a job search that will yield the an appropriate next career stop.
The Skirmish Is Over, Get Ready for the War for Talent
October 19, 2018
So if you think recruiting top talent was difficult in the past couple of years, get ready for the war. Many companies will be unprepared and will suffer accordingly. But there are a few things any company can do to prepare.
What's the Optimal CEO Tenure – The 4.8 Year Ideal
October 11, 2018
The Conference Board report posits that CEO tenure in general has declined slightly over the years in line with increasingly competitive and disruptive markets and the increase in CEO recruiting, especially be PE firms.
Mid Year Market Observations
October 3, 2018
While the high demand for talent across almost every industry and all functions continues unabated, one need only read the papers to know that the supply has not kept pace.