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What's on our partners' minds today? When they're not knee-deep in the serious business of scouting a candidate or a position, they can be off-the-wall, irreverent, or just downright silly. Don't say we didn't warn you.


Jan 13, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Working Remotely

Working Remotely

I was recently asked for some tips and thoughts on getting a job working remotely in this economy. My personal view on working remotely is that indeed companies are very narrow minded.  In 2000, when you couldn’t find anyone to hire, companies went to great lengths to bend over backwards. 

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Jan 05, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Our Increasingly Immobile Workforce

Our Increasingly Immobile Workforce

Housing has always complicated moves but never has it been the factor it is today in a professional's quest to better their career.

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Dec 21, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera 3 Comments

Do Outplacement Services Help?

Many employees grow up expecting tuition reimbursement, company sponsored training and, in this case, a paid programs to help you find another job. Be sure outplacement is just one piece of your job search investment.

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Dec 10, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Personal Branding Webinar, back by popular demand

Personal Branding Webinar, back by popular demand

We’ll be repeating the Developing Your Personal Brand–the first step to a successful job search on January 27th at 10am Pacific. Here’s what some of our participants had to say: “Very well done and very timely! Great content and excellent flow. Nice and simple, easy to follow, and actionable.” “The

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Dec 09, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on What does your age say about your personal brand?

What does your age say about your personal brand?

We’re not talking about age discrimination per se but will discuss what your style, your look, your approach says about you in a culture that not only values youth but also is adopting work habits and technology at an ever increasing pace.

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Nov 25, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Developing Your Personal Brand

Developing Your Personal Brand

We now compete nationally for opportunities and differentiating ourselves has never been more important.

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Nov 24, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Upside Down that is Detroit

The Upside Down that is Detroit

Today, Detroit is upside down. The mobility of the workforce is overly constrained by their sheer economic ability to move.

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Nov 17, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Stick with the Job You Know?

Stick with the Job You Know?

The Wall Street Journal ran an article last week citing an Accenture study that found 46% of middle managers in the US felt changing jobs in the current economy was ‘risky’.  That’s consistent with what we are seeing in the market and it makes me worry–not for our business but

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Nov 10, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Power of a Suit

The Power of a Suit

Find your own power suit and wear it to your next important meeting, interview or speaking engagement and rock the house.

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Oct 30, 2008 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Making the case for executive search

Making the case for executive search

Landing talent is, ironically, becoming tougher, not easier.

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