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June 12, 2013
Have you ever sat in an interview with a senior executive of an organization and left the meeting scratching your head? You are not alone -- senior executives generally tend to be the world's worst interviewers. One might ask, why? These people have risen to the top, so they must have delivered solid interviews at some point in their careers.

April 12, 2013
To ward off the common everyday aches and pains, why do many of us pluck Advil off the shelves rather than the store brand Ibuprofen? Why do we refer to all facial tissue, regardless of brand name, as Kleenex? It’s the “brand” of course.  The same principles clearly apply when examining why someone chooses one job offer over another.

March 8, 2013
Can we really believe what we are hearing -- progressive companies such as Yahoo and Best Buy are backing off of liberal telecommuting policies?  Both companies have issued statements on the policy changes, including the below: “This isn’t a broad industry view on working from home.

November 28, 2012
The social media phenomenon as part of the job search process is accelerating day-by-day. Looking back at my 20 years in the executive search business, there has never been a more profound influence on recruiting and job search than social media.

September 12, 2012
With the completion of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and the approaching presidential debates, many Americans will soon be deciding which candidate will get their vote in November. Our firm is engaged to help organizations hire top leaders; therefore, when I look at the 2012 presidential election between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, I compare it to the job interview process of hiring a CEO.

June 19, 2012
In an uncertain economic terrain, many companies utilize ad hoc workers for short-term assignments, touting this practice as an efficiency measure that circumvents commitment, expensive benefit plans, and messy perquisites.While this tactic might have some immediate advantages, if used inefficiently, relying on ad hoc workers can cut much more than just immediate expenses.

May 24, 2012
In today’s economic landscape, one might assume that the job candidate is not in demand. For many segments of the workforce, I would agree, considering the vast amount of people still filling the unemployment pool. However, the race for talent at the higher levels in organizations is hot and is going against the grain when examining labor statistics.

May 17, 2012
In an uncertain economic terrain, many companies utilize ad hoc workers for short-term assignments, touting this practice as an efficiency measure that circumvents commitment, expensive benefit plans, and messy perquisites.While this tactic might have some immediate advantages, if used inefficiently, relying on ad hoc workers can cut much more than just immediate expenses.

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