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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 […]

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 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 […]

Interview Guide for Executive Hiring Managers

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We have received input from executive level candidates on their candidate experience and thought it worth sharing so you can ace your executive candidate interviews. Whether or not you are interested in the executive candidate for the role, the candidate should walk away from your interview/company with the best of impressions, wanting them to want […]

The Critical Difference between Passive Talent and Active Talent

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We recently concluded a search for client who asked us to source passive executive level talent for a critical role in their organization.  As an Executive Search Firm, it’s not unusual for a client to request us to hunt for successful people who are actively working in their industry and alert them to our client’s […]

When to Use a Retained Executive Search Firm

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Retained Executive Search Firms are effective for different reasons The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) conducted a survey on the use of Retained Executive Search Firms for key openings and compared the choice to other resources used such as internal recruiting departments, contingent recruiters, and RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing). In eight out of nine situations, […]

Peeple app “an evolution in recruitment solutions”? Hardly.

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Controversial App Peeple Thinks It Can Make LinkedIn ‘More Relevant’ Greg Lamboy from Hager Executive Search interviewed for article about controversial app. We were recently contacted by Inc. Magazine to give our opinion of the Peeple app and how it might be related to executive search.  If you’re unfamiliar, Peeple describes itself as an app […]

4 Strategy Tips for Executive Hiring Managers

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If your team finds itself missing a key executive team member, you’ll be faced with a task that has become increasingly daunting over the past few years – replacing a high level position in a highly competitive talent market. If you are unsure where to start, we’ve compiled 4 helpful tips to use when beginning […]

The talent market has changed. Has your hiring process?

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As Executive Search consultants, we’ve seen a myriad of changes in the talent market over the last decade.  In the mid 2000’s it was the “War for Talent” with employers offering whatever they could in terms of perks and benefits to attract capable people.  During the economic downturn, it seemed everyone was simply looking for […]

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