How much time does your team spend in meetings? Do you often leave a meeting and wonder, “What was that about?” Do some managers at your firm hold meetings to grandstand, and draw attention to themselves, without a clear agenda or making progress?
If you are over 50 and the Founder / Chairperson / CEO of a mature business, there are two types of succession planning that you need to do:
Most CEOs will tell you how critical the COO role is to their business. A strong Chief Operations Officer is instrumental in integrating the founder’s vision into an actionable plan for success. Most COOs will oversee daily activities for operations, manage the
As an executive search firm, we lead the recruitment process for our clients’ key hires. When it comes time to turn the candidates over to the client, we have found most struggle with what interview questions they should ask. As part of our service, we often prepare
It is no longer enough for your company to merely signal its openness to diversity via glossy marketing photos and tacit platitudes housed in corporate responsibility statements. A growing body of research suggests that if your company isn’t thinking deeply and
As a Chief Operating Officer or other executive leader, a well-crafted resume is vital to your career search. As consulting and recruiting professionals, we will tell you that a resume is just one of the many facets recruiters and hiring managers consider. We
What CEO's should understand about millennial job changing behaviors and the best practices they should follow when recruiting them into their company.
As an owner of a growing small business, being in the “know” is crucial to running a successful company.
A new treatment derived from the cannabis plant is showing promise for a host of health problems, and is thus getting a lot of attention from entrepreneurs and investors who are excited about its potential to bring in $16 billion in revenue in 2020.
When asked to be a reference, you may be excited to help out an old colleague that you enjoyed working with or, in the more uncomfortable cases, you might not have too many positive things to say about the person. In either case, once you are asked to be a
Your company is considering engaging with an executive search firm to help you find your next COO (Chief Operating Officer). With so many firms from which to choose, how do you find the one that will best serve your needs?