I’ve come to the conclusion that most of the current crop of social recruiting experts out there are simply full of it. In a vacuum, this statement is going to delight one of my partners, who routinely rejects any application of ”science” to the “art” of retained search (yes, we know you had to walk […][ Read More → ]
By John Salveson
on January 7, 2015
This entry is filed under Networking, Social Media and tagged digital card, e-card, Executive search consultant, Executive search firm, Happy Everything card, Holiday Card, Philadelphia executive search, Philadelphia recruitment, Salveson Stetson Group.
I’ve been knocking around the world of work for more than 35 years now, so I feel qualified to make blanket statements and sweeping generalizations about plenty of things with only limited facts. Holiday cards just aren’t what they used to be. This year, I received no more than five actual holiday greeting […][ Read More → ]
By Sally Stetson
on May 20, 2013
This entry is filed under Leadership, Social Media and tagged Buchanan Public Relations, Campbell Soup Company, Debi Hirshlag, Doug Conant, Executive search consultant, Executive search firm, HRPS, Immersive Learning Ability, Kathleen McFadden, Philadelphia executive search, Philadelphia recruitment, Salveson Stetson Group, Workday.
I attend the HRPS Global Conference every year and there are always one or two presentations that have great nuggets of information. The presentation by Debi Hirshlag from Workday was one of those presentations. Debi discussed the future of work and talked about Bob Johansen’s “Ten Leadership Skills for the Future.” While all of […][ Read More → ]
By John Salveson
on April 15, 2013
This entry is filed under Social Media and tagged blogging, Executive search consultant, Executive search firm, Philadelphia executive search, Philadelphia recruitment, Salveson Stetson Group, social media. | 2 Comments
For the past month (at least), I have been harassed daily (at least) by my colleague who is responsible for posting blog entries on our website. Her job is not to write them – even though she has about 30 IQ points on me. Instead, her job is to annoy me, occasionally with good humor, […][ Read More → ]
I’m starting to think I am in a profession that almost no one understands. Sixteen years ago, my partner, Sally Stetson, and I started a retained executive search firm. The field existed long before our entry into it and the essential service offering has changed very little. Employers retain us to find the best […][ Read More → ]
One of the highlights of my reading this week was the resignation letter published in the New York Times by Greg Smith, a promising young executive with Goldman Sachs who decided he had had enough with a corporate culture he felt had devolved to the point that he had to get out. And he thought […][ Read More → ]