Category: Rethinking Executive Search

Private Equity Portfolio Recruitment: New Model

Melissa Henderson October 4, 2017
Board of Directors

Earlier this week, I had the great pleasure of moderating a panel of private equity human capital experts at the 5th Annual Women’s Private Equity Conference.  The topic was focused on best practices in private equity portfolio recruitment and retention. These thought leading human capital experts are aggressively seeking new, better and more innovative ways Read more…

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…

Effective Networking for Introverts

Melissa Henderson June 28, 2017

I have written quite a few earlier posts regarding how to effectively build your network, but how do you network when you are an introvert?  While extroverts typically flourish and are energized by networking events, most introverts loath the idea of having to “work a room”.  From a borderline introvert/extrovert myself and running a business Read more…