executive search


Nov

14

2019
Finding the Right Executive to Match Your Business Needs Part 2 – Begin with the Executive Blueprint for What You Need

Finding the Right Executive to Match Your Business Needs Part 2 – Begin with the Executive Blueprint for What You Need

A blueprint and proper planning are critical for any building project. These preconstruction prerequisites determine all of the resources needed to move forward with the project. The same is true for Executive hiring, begin with an Executive Blueprint that meets the needs of your organization. Finding the right executive to lead critical organizational initiatives, whether an internal employee or an interim resource, is no different...

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Nov

13

2019
Finding the Right Executive to Match Your Business Needs – Part 1

Finding the Right Executive to Match Your Business Needs – Part 1

It’s no secret that job openings are at an all-time high as of this writing. Finding the right executive, however, seems like an age-old mystery. Here is the typical scenario we hear about all the time. An executive’s resumé is strong: It hits all of the background and keywords the CEO has identified as success factors for the open role. The interview could not have...

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Oct

04

2019
Part-Time Executives: Making an Enormous Impact in Less than Forty Hours Per Week (Part 6)

Part-Time Executives: Making an Enormous Impact in Less than Forty Hours Per Week (Part 6)

The right part-time executive can provide more than full- time results. In this series, we delve into case studies where part-time executives made a strong impact. This series on part-time executives is an excerpt from our new book The Executive Search where we break down the myths of interim executives. Part-Time CFO: In Case of Death, Know How the Business Will Move On If ever...

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Sep

28

2019
Part-Time Executives: Making an Enormous Impact in Less than Forty Hours Per Week (Part 4)

Part-Time Executives: Making an Enormous Impact in Less than Forty Hours Per Week (Part 4)

The right part-time executive can provide more than full- time results. In this series, we delve into case studies where part-time executives made a strong impact. This series on part-time executives is an excerpt from our new book The Executive Search where we break down the myths of interim executives. Part-Time CFO: A Small Construction Firm Grows Up One of the most common needs we...

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Sep

02

2019
How Executive Search Is Becoming More Like the Auto Industry

How Executive Search Is Becoming More Like the Auto Industry

Businesses are discovering a new executive search option to supplement their leadership and execute their business strategies similar to leasing a car. This is an excerpt from our new book The Executive Search where we break down the interim executive option. The two of us—Pamela and Kristen—make a great business team partially because we have very little, other than core values, in common. That means...

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Aug

31

2019
How Executive Search Is Pivoting to Meet the New Business Model Needs

How Executive Search Is Pivoting to Meet the New Business Model Needs

Chapter 3 of our book The Executive Search explores how executive search is meeting new and emerging needs in the business world. The best kept secret (in North American business) is finally out – Here’s how it’s made executive search so much easier. In a beautiful British accent, the caller on the other end starts the conversation with, “So what is the hang-up with Americans and...

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Aug

27

2019
Project To Perm Executive Hiring

Project To Perm Executive Hiring

  Project to Perm Hiring allows you to try the person out on a project before you actually hire them. Remove uncertainty from the executive hiring process.   Kristen McAlister: “Hiring is often a ‘hindsight is 20/20‘ situation. But what if you got the work with the person before making the job offer? We’ll discuss how you can know exactly who you’re hiring prior to...

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Jun

25

2019
The Economics of an Interim Executive

The Economics of an Interim Executive

With a suddenly vacant position, you can spend a lot of time searching for a full-time executive or hit the ground running with an interim executive. When an executive departs and the hunt for a replacement begins, there will always be a void until you hire a new executive. This void is detrimental to a company, as work and decisions that should be done by...

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Nov

29

2018
Follow a Human Resources Strategic Plan for Executive Search

Follow a Human Resources Strategic Plan for Executive Search

There are some basic steps all organizations follow for executive search both in and outside an organization. It involves forecasting, planning and creating a human resources strategic plan. Hiring new people for your organization starts by identifying personnel needs and ends by making an offer to the final candidate. But moving from the beginning to end of an executive search process is long and involves...

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Nov

25

2018
Beware of Bad Executive Job Descriptions That Repel Good Candidates

Beware of Bad Executive Job Descriptions That Repel Good Candidates

Finding the right executive is as easy as having a clearly defined executive job description. Finding the right executive for your company is a daunting task. If it feels like all the wrong people are applying, there’s something wrong with your executive job description. Typing up roles and responsibilities for a future executive requires more thought and consideration than you’d think! Kristen McAlister, President, COO, and Co-Owner...

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