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Why Unproductive Meetings are Hurting Your Team

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?

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Sep 14, 2018

Succession Planning and Your Employees: Preparing for the Baby Boomer Retirement Surge

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:

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Sep 6, 2018

Bill Belichick: America’s Top COO

Nearly Two Decades of Unmatched Performance

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Aug 28, 2018

Why You Should Treat Candidates as Customers

The recruitment process can be stressful for both company and candidate. Although most focus on candidate behavior, companies should also treat their candidates well during the interview process.

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Aug 24, 2018

Topgrading: The Key to Hiring 'A' Players

What is Topgrading?

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Aug 16, 2018

5 Traits You Should Seek in a Chief Operating Officer

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

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Aug 14, 2018

10 Interview Questions to ask Executives

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

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Aug 9, 2018

Why Your Employer Brand Strength Matters

Employer Branding – What It Means for Recruiting and Retaining Employees

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Aug 7, 2018

Diversity in the Workplace

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

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Aug 2, 2018

7 Resume Tips for Executive Leaders

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

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Jul 31, 2018

The 3 Most Common Types of Visionaries

In EOS® companies, the individual that sits at the top of the accountability chart is known as the Visionary, however, you may be more accustomed to the following titles: Founder, CEO, President, Chairman, etc.

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Jul 19, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Virtual Employees

Virtual employees are changing the modern business model. In this article, we explore the benefits of hiring a remote workforce, as well as the things you should take into consideration when doing so.

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Jul 12, 2018

Integrator Job Description Example

Use this example as a guide when composing your next EOS® Integrator job description. 

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Jul 10, 2018

Are Millennials Job Hopping or Strategically Shifting Their Careers?

What CEO's should understand about millennial job changing behaviors and the best practices they should follow when recruiting them into their company.

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Jul 5, 2018

Chief Operating Officer Job Description Example

Use this example as a guide when composing your next Chief Operating Officer (COO) job description.

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Jul 3, 2018

5 Signs it is Time to Hire a COO

If you are the CEO or founder of an emerging growth company, it may not be clear when exactly you need to hire a Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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Jun 12, 2018

10 Must-Follow Blogs for Every Lower Middle Market Business Owner

As an owner of a growing small business, being in the “know” is crucial to running a successful company.

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Jun 12, 2018

Executive Search in the Cannabis Industry

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.

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Jun 11, 2018

3 Ways to Respond to Reference Requests

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

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May 17, 2018

What to Consider When Hiring an Executive Search Firm [Checklist Included]

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?

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May 10, 2018