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    “We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”

    The Surprising Power of Questions

    Alison Wood, BrooksLeslie K. John on Harvard Business Review

    Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike pro... Read »

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    Lisa Marsh explains several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connecting with a recruiter.

    Working with Executive Recruiters: What You Should Know

    Lisa Marsh on BlueSteps

    Each year, many executives make huge leaps in their careers with the help of executive search. But there are several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connectin... Read »

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    Kathy Simmons provides 5 tactics to help you gauge culture when considering a job prospect.

    Five Tactics Executive Candidates Can Use To Assess Company Culture

    Kathy Simmons on BlueSteps

    Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." It's become so commonly repeated that's it's almost a cliché at this point. But what does the... Read »

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    Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”

    Decoding Global Talent 2018

    Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group

    Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »

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    Louise Garver presents another 11 ways to get noticed by executive search consultants (Part 2 of 2).

    22 Ways to Get Noticed by Executive Search Consultants: Part Two

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    Here is the second part of our 22 best ways to get noticed by executive search consultants Read »

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    Louise Garver presents 11 ways to get noticed by executive search consultants (Part 1 of 2).

    22 Ways to Get Noticed by Executive Search Consultants: Part One

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    If you’re an executive who has conducted a job search, you know the key to success is to get noticed. Be a “mover” and a “shaker” in your industry or profession. Executive search consultants... Read »

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    “Hiring a temporary resource should never be a case of simply finding someone with a pulse to fill a chair and hoping for the best. Thankfully, most of us aren’t like that.”

    Ligier Caddy presents five things to look for when it comes to temporary recruitment to ensure it’s a positive and productive experience.

    When Temp is the Word

    Ligier Caddy on The Slade Report

    Temp. I often hear the word uttered in a mildly objectionable tone - and I get it, there's some horror stories out there... I've heard plenty about snaky recruiters slithering their way through busine... Read »

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    Kelly Camilleri highlights key differentiators of using retained executive search firms to recruit executive talent.

    Nowadays, flattery will get you nowhere

    Kelly Camilleri on The Slade Report

    How the pendulum has swung! Just ten years ago when making approaches to potential candidates by phone, I could virtually hear their flattered voices. In 2018 those potential candidates are fielding c... Read »

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    Hunt Scanlon Media focuses on the issue of diversity at the C-level identified from a landmark study by TRANSEARCH International that looked at more than 3,000 C-level appointments representing 10 industry groups across North America.

    Diversity Hiring Is Lagging At CEO and CFO Levels

    on Hunt Scanlon Media

    Across the executive ranks, five times more men than women were appointed to new positions, according to a just released report issued by TRANSEARCH International. Read »

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    The 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report identifies 4 trends currently influencing the hiring of talent:

    • Diversity
    • New interviewing tools
    • Data
    • Artificial intelligence.

    The 4 Trends Changing How You Hire in 2018 and Beyond

    Maria Ignatova on LinkedIn

    Hiring talent has become highly transactional. The tedious candidate searches, the endless scheduling, and the repetitive screening can be inefficient and mind-numbing. It’s time for a new era of re... Read »

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