13

October

What is Transformational Talent?

Transformational TalentTM Defined Transformational Talent might be one of those buzzwords you hear across executive search firms; but unlike other fads, it’s not going to fade from relevance. Successful businesses stay industry leaders by being the best…committing themselves to innovation, offering […]

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29

May

5 Tips For Recruiting The "Crème De La Crop”

Finding the best employee to fill a role is crucial in any organization, but it is especially critical when recruiting for top positions. When hiring C-Level candidates, the cost of a bad hire can be more than a monetary setback; […]

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29

March

4 Characteristics of an Effective Leader

On November 6th 2012, a record number of Americans took part in a hiring process of sorts. The president is the chief executive of the federal government and is the Commander in Chief of the armed forces. Electing the President […]

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3

April

Tips from Behind The Desk: Interviews

Interviewing can be an arduous task for many, and to some, the interview is simply a conversation. The goal of the interview should be to get the candidate tell you their career story, especially when hiring for executive positions. When […]

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12

September

iPhone Not Included: Thoughts from MJS Executive Search

In a time where the latest iPhone speculation is breaking news, and a new model release sells more units daily than babies born worldwide, brought me to a thought. The executive search process is very similar to the anticipation of […]

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21

September

Writing Job Descriptions: 4 Tips to Help Attract Transformational Talent

Finding transformational talent when filling an executive position can be extremely difficult. A problem often faced is that top talent is turned off by overly ambitious qualifications and unrelated requirements. A first-rate job description is key, especially for positions that […]

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27

March

Going Beyond LinkedIn

It is no secret that recruiters rely heavily on LinkedIn’s database that consists of over 200 million members. Although recruiters pay a premium for LinkedIn membership, one cannot rest on their laurels and rely solely on LinkedIn. Going beyond LinkedIn […]

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10

April

The Truth About LinkedIn Endorsements

What does a LinkedIn endorsement really say about you? Nothing. Due to the lack of credibility, endorsements have garnered a pejorative connotation. With fairness to LinkedIn, it was a valiant effort to boost the little interaction that occurs between connections, […]

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16

July

Can Your Executive Search Firm Handle Your Position?

When interviewing and evaluating retained executive search firms for a senior-level role in your organization, let intuition be your guide. Start with the questions. Even before being hired, the initial questions that a search firms asks—about your company culture, your […]

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24

August

10 Signs Your Social Media Strategy Needs To Be Reevaluated

It can be helpful to take a step back from stressful situations and realize that not all can be accomplished in one day, week, month, or quarter.  I sometimes refer to the advice given through Billy Joel’s 1977 classic “Vienna”.  […]

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