"Can I pick your brain? I’d love to buy you a coffee and chat – I’m thinking about a major change in career direction and I’d love your input." This month, Karen Wright, Master Certified Coach, weighs in by summarizing the ten things she would suggest to all those considering making a career shift. We hope you enjoy it.
FTI Insights recently reported on various metrics related to U.S. real estate performance as at June 30, 2014. Below are a number of key points we hope you find informative:
We recently hosted a group of clients at a Conference Board of Canada event titled HR 2014: The Next Generation of HR. Among others, we heard from:
Searching for a role - especially one's first role after graduation - is a job in itself. It is tough work.
One of our clients, Hugessen Consulting, is an independent consulting firm dedicated to meeting the executive compensation consulting requirements of boards and their compensation committees.
FTI Consulting recently released its annual report regarding 2012 compensation trends within U.S.- based REITs and other real estate-related entities. Below, we’ve summarized information we thought you'd find valuable.
Your organization has exhausted its own recruiting efforts, or perhaps for governance reasons a search firm needs to be retained to fill a key leadership role. There may be an internal candidate to be considered, but the hiring manager isn’t sure that is the best solution. How do you choose from all the firms that claim they will do a good job for you and your firm? Today we outline the Five Things You Need to Know to Select the Optimal Search Partner.
We hosted a group of clients at a recent Conference Board of Canada event titled Leadership Lessons from Undercover Boss Canada. Along with Gordon Frost of Mercer, who delivered the keynote presentation on analytics and talent strategies, we heard from:
Recently, we've taken on a few search assignments when there was no apparent internal candidate ready, willing and/or able to assume the role. One wonders if better succession planning might have negated the need to retain us to conduct a search. In this communique, we discuss the 5 Things you need to know about Succession Planning.
We are pleased to provide you with our most recent thoughts on issues relating to executive search. Unfortunately, what we report mirrors what we all see in the news daily – good news followed by bad, and dismal quarterly results followed by results which exceed analysts' expectations.
The Globe and Mail recently published two articles, and printed them side by side. The headline, "How can I get experience if I can’t get a job?" was juxtaposed with this one: "No personal calls or e-mail? No job, thanks."
FTI Consulting recently released its annual report on compensation trends within U.S.-based REITs and other real estate-related entities. Below, we’re summarized information you might find interesting.
We are pleased to share our most recent insights on what’s happening in the world of executive search and our thoughts regarding employment at senior levels in general.
The search is over. You have found the ideal candidate. He has accepted the offer - in writing. His references are complete. Background checks are done, and educational credentials have been verified. He has successfully resigned his position with his current employer, and has rejected their counter offer (phew!).
This is a question we hear time and time again during times of economic uncertainty. Why, if there are so many people looking for new roles (even though they might be currently employed), is it so difficult to attract the right candidates? Below are some of our thoughts on this question.
Our last newsletter was entitled "Three Steps Forward, One Step Back". We believe that the "One Step Back" is upon us.
It's been a number of months since we've provided our thoughts on the executive employment market. After a great start to 2010, we enjoyed a brief respite last summer, followed by an unprecedented increase in projects that has continued unabated since late August.
Published Summer 2010, but timeless
When developing your resume, be sure to consider the following guidelines: