The Cost of an Unsuccessful CFO Hire

A 2015 study cited in the SHRM Daily Newsletter suggested that “the biggest cost of a bad hire might not be financial.” The study surveyed 2100 CFOs and found that their chief concern was degraded staff morale and loss of productivity. Monetary costs came in third. Now imagine that the bad hire is the CFO READ MORE

2021-09-30T08:00:33-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Are You Prepared to Work with a Recruiter?

Recruiters are search professionals who work with clients and candidates to find a great match – meeting the needs of the company and helping candidates on their career path. They can make your search quicker and more effective than if you were going at it alone. Seems like a simple enough decision. So once you’ve READ MORE

2017-05-24T08:00:09-04:00May 24th, 2017|

Self-Awareness: A Key Component in Your Job Search

One of the hardest things in life is knowing what you want and asking for it. This is a basic precept of being successful in all forms of relationships - from friendships, family, romance to work. The essential aspect of this statement that makes it so meaningful is self-awareness. Fostering the self-awareness to uncover what READ MORE

2017-05-03T08:00:43-04:00May 3rd, 2017|

Three Tips to Land Your Dream Job

You may think the term “dream job” is an oxymoron. Yet we can likely all relate to wanting a job that has meaning, and that we find both personally fulfilling and financially rewarding. These qualities are essential elements of a “dream job.” Many people can probably relate to the “nightmare job” – one that is READ MORE

2017-04-12T08:00:59-04:00April 12th, 2017|

Executive Job Searching in a Chaotic World

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

2016-08-12T14:33:43-04:00August 12th, 2016|

6 Tips for a (Successful) Confidential Executive Job Search

The average executive spends approximately four years in a job. The secret to finding your next great opportunity lies in formulating and executing the right strategy. Make yourself visible while keeping your search efforts confidential. Expand your network in a smart and targeted fashion. Have the right players on your team – and what may READ MORE

2016-07-15T14:55:25-04:00July 15th, 2016|

Where are the Hidden Executive Jobs?

You have probably heard about the hidden executive job market, but how can you best take advantage of it? The percentage of unlisted and unadvertised jobs is estimated to be somewhere between 80 and 90 percent. These are top jobs, created to accommodate specific candidates who connect and dialogue with leading companies’ hiring decision makers. READ MORE

2016-03-25T09:57:10-04:00March 25th, 2016|

The Secret to Finding a Top Executive Search Firm

Entrusting your career to an executive search firm can streamline your search, enable you to interview confidentially, and introduce you to opportunities you might have otherwise been unaware of. The right recruiter can be a true strategic partner in advancing your career, but choosing the wrong partner is worse than having no help at all. READ MORE

2015-12-31T10:55:20-05:00December 31st, 2015|

Looking for Your Next Executive Leadership Job? 5 Strategies for Success

The higher you rise in the corporate ranks, the more complex it becomes to identify suitable positions. Taking a strategic approach is essential to identify the best opportunities while conducting a confidential search. Consider these strategies to pinpoint and secure executive leadership positions. Broaden your network. Reach beyond your core group of colleagues to increase READ MORE

2015-11-17T12:16:05-05:00November 17th, 2015|