Posts tagged Executive search firm

Vlog – Common Interview Mistakes

Sally Stetson, Denise Christman, John Touey and Donna DeHart discuss common interview mistakes and give suggestions on making a good impression and successfully marketing yourself to prospective employers. Watch it here:

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Vlog – Make Sure the Internal Candidate is Qualified

In this episode of SSG’s ongoing vlog series on topics of interest regarding executive search and recruitment, Sally Stetson provides some insight on our process for including internal candidates in a search assignment. Watch it here:  

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Vlog – Most Efficient Interview Questions For Executives

In this vlog, John Salveson, Jennifer Prefontaine, Dom Scafidi, Mike MacNamara and Tammy Townes give their thoughts on interviewing candidates and asking the best questions to get the answers they need.  Click the link: Vlog Series – Most Efficient Interview Questions for Executives

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Unintended Consequences

The life sciences sector has continuously been one of our most robust practice areas at Salveson Stetson Group. We regularly perform searches for pharmaceutical and bio tech companies of all sizes to help them find their newest executives. Although we normally work with these organizations to recruit talent across multiple functions, there’s one specific group […]

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“Hut, Hut, Hike!” Five Must-Have Leadership Qualities to Call Plays on and off the Field

With the end of the year quickly approaching; another exciting time lies right around the corner: the NFL playoffs. As many of us around the country begin assessing how our favorite teams stack up against the rest of the pack; head coaches and players will review if they had done enough to secure a position […]

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Moving Ahead in the HR Field

You Learn by Doing: Eight Steps to Get Ahead in the Human Resources Field Human resources is an exciting and dynamic field.  It is common to see a high potential employee from sales or marketing or operations rotating through HR to gain additional experience and leadership insight.  Conversely, there are many up and coming HR […]

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Lessons Learned from 20 Years in Executive Search

You can’t be in the executive recruiting business as long as I have and not glean a few pieces of information that others might find at least somewhat helpful. So, besides the fact that many of the dinosaurs in my business didn’t even start to use email until well into the 2000s, here are a […]

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Why We Still Exist

When Sally Stetson and I started our firm 20 years ago we were full of excitement, ambition and more than a little trepidation about the path ahead.  The saying, “We didn’t know what we didn’t know” certainly applied to us, but we were convinced that a highly consultative, responsive approach to executive search – which […]

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Crucial Concepts: Tips for the Emerging Professionals of 2016

I remember spending my mornings after graduation glued to my computer screen, repeatedly clicking refresh with the hope of seeing any sort of positive update. I wasn’t tracking fantasy football stats, nor was I waiting excitedly for a delivery notification from Amazon. Instead, I was compulsively checking my inbox, eager to hear back from potential […]

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Career Development Tips – The Secret is `F.O.A.M.’

Picture this: you’re sitting among an audience filled with employees of all ages, waiting for a career development seminar to start. The seminar begins with a speaker, who opens his presentation by exclaiming, “The secret to successful career development is … F.O.A.M.,” before spraying an entire can of shaving cream on the podium in front […]

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