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Businesses that need a new chief executive officer, a new chief financial officer, or a new chief operations officer – to name a few, often seek out executive search consultants to assist them in conducting the executive search. More often than not businesses use executive recruiters for these high-level positions because they want an outside perspective to manage the search process as opposed to using their Human Resources departments to conduct and manage the search. executive search executive recruiter CEO CFO COO…
I’ve written a lot about one side of the executive recruitment equation, that being, how to assess and place the person into the company as the new CEO.  What I’ve not written much about is the other side – the considerations that a CEO candidate considers when looking at a CEO opportunity.  In this article I look at several of those considerations from the candidate’s lens. #executivesearch #executiverecruiter #CEO…
The process to conduct a recruitment will vary based on the objectives of the recruiter. Does that sound right? After all, shouldn’t the process depend on the objectives of the client? So why do the recruiter’s objectives seem paramount? Perhaps that is due to the impressions that clients have of recruiters. Aren’t they head-hunters, out […]…
I bet you don’t want this answer – it depends. But, truthfully, it depends.  Normally I will develop a benchmark profile to portray how a person thinks and makes decisions, how they prefer to behave, and what gets them up in the morning (other than caffeinated products) and carries them through the day.…
There are many theories and practices that talk about what employees want and why.  There are equally as many theories and practices that discuss how managers are supposed to manage to bring out the best in their employees.  Much of the discussion fails to address how a manager, once he learns the latest theory or practice, is supposed to incorporate the use of this knowledge into his daily tasks and roles.…