Category: Recruitment Strategy

When Should You Use an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson September 20, 2017

Over eight 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…

Are You Sabotaging Your Career?

Melissa Henderson September 13, 2017

At the end of August and as we were approaching the end of summer, I shared a post regarding “The Effects of Job Hopping” and suspected that there was a handful of you out there that were likely pondering where your career is headed.  Well, now that summer fun has ended, Labor Day has come Read more…

Military Board Recruitment: Is There Value in the Number of Stars?

Melissa Henderson August 30, 2017

As I consider the makeup of corporate boards and the value of the retired military flag officers in the corporate board room, I see a consistent theme and that is retired three and four–star generals making it to the board room table. What is the missing link and why are there not more one or Read more…