The Candidate’s Perspective of a “Healthy” Board: What Makes Boards Effective?

Melissa Henderson February 20, 2019
Board Member Recruitment | Summit Executive Resources

Not all boards are great boards and great candidates just don’t want to be on any board. Just last week I shared my thoughts on Three Steps to Greater Board Effectiveness, with a view from how the market views boards as well as my own perspective. However, what about the candidate’s perspective?  Are all boards great Read more…

When Should You Use an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson February 13, 2019

Over ten years ago, while I was practicing retained executive search in a large firm and a boutique, it became clear to me that retained executive search is broken. On a daily basis, I was receiving calls and requests, asking if I could flip the retained search model.  Was there a better model? Well, I Read more…

Do You Know How to Network?

Melissa Henderson February 6, 2019

While interviewing and negotiating an offer are at the top of the list of struggles for most executives, how to network and build a network presents just as big a challenge. It is astonishing to me how many executives truly struggle with building their network. With twenty or more years of professional experience behind them Read more…