Elevating the Game

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The concept of having a best friend may seem more appropriate for schoolyard conversations than workplace ones. Although there is no need for friendship bracelets to be exchanged across cubicle walls, there is most certainly a need for significant connections within the workplace in service of employee contribution and employee retention. The best employers recognize… Read more »

Work-Life Balance

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As we approach the dog days of summer, the days are long, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands of the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is one that should be addressed on an ongoing basis within… Read more »

Working with an Executive Search Consultant: Your Ace in the Hole For Finding Your Dream Job

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As the lyrics of a once popular country music song goes: “You’ve got to have an ace in the hole.” It’s definitely a concept that transcends the game of poker and can give you a significant advantage in other competitive aspects of your life like a job search. If you’re suffering from stagnant career growth,… Read more »

Executive Job Searching in a Chaotic World

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You are busy. You already have a fast-paced job that drains a lot of your time – not to mention personal responsibilities and interests that are deal breakers when it comes to your work/life balance. How are you supposed to conduct a job search in the midst of it all? What if your boss finds… Read more »

How to Gain the Most From an Executive Mentorship

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The word “mentor” has origins in Greek mythology. The legendary king and hero Odysseus had a close friend and advisor by the name of Mentor. Today in business, an executive mentorship offers myriad benefits including fast tracking your career, gaining a global view of an organization or a profession, and possibly being taken along if… Read more »

Impending Merger? Here’s How to Protect Your Career

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Few events are as stressful to your career as news of an impending company merger or acquisition. The best strategy is to plan and prepare for what lies ahead. Pick up as much reliable information from initial rumors, then formulate your strategy and act quickly. Recent studies have shown that job loss and uncertainty are… Read more »