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Understanding the Different Types of Executive Search

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This blog post on understanding the different types of executive search has been our most successful so thought it worth a refresh as some of the information has changed since we originally posted. There are different types of Executive Search and each is effective in its own way. The difference is primarily in the level of […]

Uber’s CEO search: Insights from Greg Lamboy

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Hager Executive Search Partner and VP of Talent Acquisition Greg Lamboy was interviewed last week by Bernadette Tansey of Xconomy with regard to Uber‘s CEO search.  And while the announcement that Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi had been selected for the role took place only two days after publication, the article offers some valuable insight into what […]

The Key Elements of a CEO Succession Plan

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The search for Uber’s next CEO has become a hot topic on the internet and in offices everywhere. One aspect that the search calls attention to is the subject of succession planning. With the departure of their entire C suite, Uber has left no internal candidates for the CEO role. According to the quote from […]

Hiring Boom Predicted for the 2nd Half of 2017

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The latest job numbers show the economy added an additional 220,000 jobs in June bringing the unemployment rate to 4.4%. Great news for the economy and an indicator for hiring for the second  half of 2017. The unemployment rate fell to a 16 year low, marking the 78th straight month of job growth. “Most employers […]

Corporate Culture | 3 Questions a CEO Should Ask

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Great corporate culture can make the difference between a good company and a great company. The people factor is just as vital to the success of an organization as the technology/product and the funding/financials. Here are three questions a CEO should ask regarding the effectiveness of their corporate culture: Does your corporate culture have a […]

Company Culture | How to avoid Cookie-cutter Hiring

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Culture fit has been put into question as it is perceived to some as a way to hire the same type of people to an organization and in so doing is reducing the diversity as opposed to increasing an organization’s overall effectiveness. In defining your company culture you should look at how diverse ideas, thoughts, […]

5 Reasons Why Executive Searches Fail

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With the recent announcement that the unemployment rate has dropped below 5%, the task of finding top executive talent has gotten that much harder.  We’re in the midst of a talent market which means that A-level executives will need a compelling reason to move from their current role to a position with your company.  And […]

Tips for Hiring at Full Employment

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Full employment is defined by unemployment at less than 5%. Hiring at full employment takes different skills than hiring in other employment markets. I have included some pointers here on how to hire during full employment. In order to attract “A” candidates, you need to be an “A” company. If you are an “A” company […]

Tips for Partnering with an Executive Search Headhunter

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We hear from clients and candidates that are unhappy with their past experiences in working with executive search headhunters. Typically, the unhappiness is because the expectations of the experience itself were not clearly defined. To help to better define expectations, thought it worth writing about some basic areas of breakdown that can occur both on […]

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