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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...

As published in ERE's The Fordyce Letter “Desperate times require desperate measures.” I’ve quoted that repeatedly when asked how I started my career. Luckily I wasn’t truly desperate, but my 17-year-old self certainly felt that way. I desperately wanted to explore the world, not stay trapped in small-town Iowa. And I didn’t...

As communicators, interviewing for a new role would seem like a walk in the park, using one of your best skills to land that next great opportunity. Unfortunately, the many lessons often taught by communicators, are not put into practice during an interview. When preparing for an interview, these four steps will ensure you are ready to share valuable and relevant information, using tools