Happy Wednesday! Here is a taste of what we’ve been reading this week. From the lighting of the future to making the most of your online network, we’ve got you covered.
10 Lo-Tech Interactive Environmental Graphic Design Installations (IA Interior Architects)
Companies are always looking for ways to improve their employees’ work experience. From chalkboard walls to art installations highlighting other office locales, here is how some organizations are connecting their employees to their work-space.
Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network (Social Talent)
Everyone is supposed to be onRead more
From the Archives:
Written by: Donna Gaines for an original piece with PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Understanding succession planning: why, how, and when.
Over the past decade, growing outside forces and perceived market value have combined with other factors to influence firms regarding their officers and directors. Regulatory agencies have become increasingly more critical in the wake of failed companies and their leadership. That, along with indications that well-governed companies are simply worth more in the marketplace, has led boards of directors to reassess their effectiveness and their planning for
top management succession.
According to a recent study conducted by Korn/Ferry International, more corporations are developing governanceRead more
Here is another episode of Coffee With A Consultant! Today we bring a new face to this series, our very own Jon Barron to discuss some of the specific candidate questions we get. Such as: Why does a consultant need to know my current compensation? Answers to this question and more are discussed today. Have an opinion about this topic? Comment, tweet, facebook!
Hello, hello! After a break last week from our typical Wednesday, here’s what we’ve been reading lately.
Commercial Property Investments Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year (The Tenant Advisor)
Stay tuned for next month to hear and announcement from Donna Gaines, our founder and leading lady! And as a teaser, can you guess who from our thirty three year past could possibly be bouncing back into the Gaines game? Find out the answer to both of these questions in next month’s vlog!
And for those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the next installment of Coffee With A Consultant, you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. In the meantime, click here to view our old episodes and email usRead more
The following is a guest post from our very own consultant, Jon Barron. Without further ado…
I had less than a year of experience working in executive search when my boss emailed me along with every other Associate at our company, asking if anyone spoke French. My interest was piqued, as I had been studying French from the ripe age of twelve. More recently, I had made multiple French speaking friends abroad while traveling. I always enjoyed testing my conversation skills and reallyRead more
Who in your firm, really needs to be involved in the search for new talent? Ever wonder why our consultants like to dive into the deep end of the pool and know everything about your firm?
Donna Gaines and Megan Pluister plunge into these questions to talk about what makes a successful search in our third video in the series, Coffee With A Consultant, appearing on the first Wednesday of every month.
Be sure to check back for future episodes. And of course, if you ever have a question you’d like us to cover, send itRead more