We’re already half way through January. Have any of your resolutions already fallen by the wayside? Or maybe you haven’t even started that one thing you promised yourself THIS was the year to achieve. If one of your resolutions for the year is to seek opportunities outside of your current company,...

Imagine you are hiring a communications leader to implement a new internal communications strategy for your organization. Executive leadership wants a trail blazer who can push the envelope and engage employees using the latest and greatest technology tools. There’s a definite expectation of what this candidate’s skills and experience will...

This New Year brings some interesting and challenging opportunities for you as a leader, and for us as a search firm. For the first time since 2001, we have entered a candidate-driven marketplace.  This means that A-Players may be acting a little differently because they realize the power has shifted...

Why this job? Why this company? Your answers to these questions during an interview are more important than you may think. On more than one occasion, hiring leaders have shared their surprise when candidates answered the “why” questions in ways that ranged from flippant to unprepared. These poor responses made them...

The July issue of the International Association of Business Communicators CW Magazine features an article written by Angee Linsey. "Take it to the Top" gives a readers some helpful reminders for those communications leaders looking to gain a seat at the executive table. Communicators are taking their seat at the executive...

If I could come up with a new word for networking, I’m sure I’d be rich … or famous… or both. I say that because whenever I start talking about how important it is for candidates to use their network during their job search, I can see them wince...

This week I was reminded of a line that morphed from Sex in the City dialogue to a self-help book and movie of the same name: “He’s just not that into you.” Examples of saying one thing but doing another—besides the dating behavior that spawned the original, or course —include...