Why Businesses Should Hire Entrepreneurial Leaders

Are you a founder who is having difficulty taking your company to the next level? Is your growing company ready for a new executive hire? Perhaps a new CEO or COO? Do you know what qualities to seek in your new top executive?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 1, 2018 2:47:40 PM

The Importance of Being an Authentic COO

One of the most vital qualities of a good leader is to be authentic. A leader who is honest, who is not playing games with people, who is sincere and who is compassionate towards others, is authentic.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 21, 2018 9:51:03 AM

How Customer Feedback Will Grow Your Business

Taking criticism is a difficult part of being a business owner – it can be quite disconcerting to be told from an outside source that something might be negatively affecting a client relationship. Although it might not feel the best, collecting feedback from people about your business is among the most valuable information you can get to grow your business.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Recruit Top Talent by Defining Your Employee Value Proposition

In the current candidate-driven market recruiting and retaining talent, not to mention top talent is more competitive now, than it has been in over a decade. For the first time in 18 years, the unemployment rate is at its lowest with a current rate of 3.8%. Additionally, there are 65% more job opportunities available today then there were in 2001. Given this information, it is more important than ever that companies take a look at their recruitment strategy to make sure they understand and have clearly defined their employee value proposition (EVP).

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 19, 2018 11:00:53 AM

Why Family Businesses Should Hire Outside Leaders

Do you own a family business and is its leadership team composed solely of family members?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 18, 2018 1:02:33 PM

CEOs: What's Missing to Move Forward [Podcast]

In this episode of Operationally Speaking, Sergiu Simmel of Get Business Momentum interviews our CEO, Adam Kaplan on the topic of the relationship between the CEO and the COO.

Posted by Adam Kaplan on Sep 18, 2018 8:41:53 AM

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?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 14, 2018 1:54:09 PM

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:

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 6, 2018 3:32:06 PM

Bill Belichick: America’s Top COO

Nearly Two Decades of Unmatched Performance

Posted by Adam Kaplan on Aug 28, 2018 1:45:13 PM

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.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 24, 2018 10:14:10 AM

Topgrading: The Key to Hiring 'A' Players

What is Topgrading?

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 16, 2018 2:40:07 PM

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 financials, ensure employee engagement on a regular basis, and meet the firm’s expectations and goals

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 14, 2018 2:52:52 PM

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 a structured interview guide for our clients to use when they are face-to-face with the top candidates.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 9, 2018 11:16:52 AM

Why Your Employer Brand Strength Matters

Employer Branding – What It Means for Recruiting and Retaining Employees

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 7, 2018 9:09:29 AM

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 strategically about cultivating a diverse workforce it could be paying a price not only culturally but also in its bottom line.

Posted by Patrick Parkes on Aug 2, 2018 8:53:00 AM

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 caution you not to think of your resume as the “golden ticket” to landing a job, but the gateway to being invited for an initial conversation. A resume that captures your greatest accomplishments, is well formatted, and is free of a few common mistakes might just help you get shortlisted

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 31, 2018 10:03:58 AM

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.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 19, 2018 4:00:19 PM

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.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 12, 2018 11:31:58 AM

Integrator Job Description Example

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

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 10, 2018 12:41:51 PM

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.

Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 5, 2018 3:43:37 PM

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