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Feb 09, 2012 | Post by: Kathleen Avery Comments Off on Culture or Strategy -What Makes a Good Company Great?

Culture or Strategy -What Makes a Good Company Great?

Whether you’re a CEO, manager, or individual contributor, the culture of your company affects you on a daily basis. It forms your interactions with co-workers, and with customer-facing positions even more so. If one thinks about it, the oh so popular mission statements of the past have been replaced. With

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Jan 27, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Resumes Aren't Dead, but Your Work Product Rules

Resumes Aren't Dead, but Your Work Product Rules

Here is a great article about going beyond the resume. Whether they are Design, Marketing or thought leadership roles like a CTO, we’re interested in seeing what you’ve done. Portfolios, articles, blog– that helps hiring execs understand and assess how you think, how creative you are, what your style is

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Jan 25, 2012 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on "We Loved Them Both"

"We Loved Them Both"

Four little words you love to hear as an executive recruiter.  I recently started my day with that exact message from a client and felt like I scored a touchdown.  Upon reflection, I realized the bigger story was how you get there.  How do you create the elusive win-win-win?  Here

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Jan 12, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Sales DNA

The Sales DNA

I was talking to a consultant today who was being assessed for his ‘Sales DNA.’ It’s an important attribute, particularly to small companies always in search of new business. What is Sales DNA? If you have it, you are the type of person who scopes out the passengers on an airplane,

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Jan 09, 2012 | Post by: Kathleen Avery Comments Off on 7 Things Highly Productive People Do

7 Things Highly Productive People Do

Or how to stop saying “Oh look, something shiny” 100 times a day. Most of us spend a fair amount of our time these days multitasking. We believe we’re so much more effective because we can accomplish many things…seemingly all at once. As  it turns out we may be shooting

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Jan 03, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Oddball Interview Questions

Oddball Interview Questions

Glassdoor is out with their top 25 oddball interview questions of 2011… http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/top-25-oddball-interview-questions-2011/ I’m really not sure what the value is in asking someone how many ridges are around the edge of a quarter, what response could you possibly expect? a) I’m exceedingly introverted and like to study the coins

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Dec 19, 2011 | Post by: Kathleen Avery Comments Off on Sweatworking

Sweatworking

Here’s an idea who’s time has come and a great New Year’s resolution all rolled into one: Sweatworking. All the rage in Manhattan, business professionals are skipping drinks and meals with clients and contacts and instead inviting them to spin class. It can be a terrific way to get on

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Dec 15, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Portfolios

Portfolios

We’ve been working on a number of Creative Director type searches of late;  there’s been an interesting trend. For a long time, employers have been asking for portfolios of a candidate’s work.  Sites like Behance and Coroflo attempt to facilitate the creation and hosting of portfolios.  Suddenly, these sites seem so

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Nov 23, 2011 | Post by: Paula Lerzak Comments Off on Enthusiasm Matters.

Enthusiasm Matters.

Recently, a hiring manager I was working with told me that the candidate had all of the required skills and experience but was lacking enthusiasm about the role, therefore he was a pass. In today’s world of the increasingly difficult landscape to land great talent, enthusiasm is high on the

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Nov 07, 2011 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Insight into UX Careers

Insight into UX Careers

One of the toughest searches we do is for exceptional designers...

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