20Jul
By: On: July 20, 2020 In: Comments: 0

  July 2020   As a part of an ongoing effort to help our clients make informed decisions in the time of COVID, we surveyed and interviewed nearly 1,000 CIOs, CTOs and Chief Digital Officers at the F1000. Our aim — to find out how these tech leaders are...

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28May
By: On: May 28, 2020 In: Comments: 0

  (aka, The Emergence of the Workforce Technology Officer) This article was first published in February 2017 in “Strategic HR Review,” but remains more relevant than ever today for companies continuing their digital transformation journey in the world of COVID-19. You can hire the greatest (and most expensive) technology...

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07May
By: On: May 07, 2020 In: Comments: 0

It’s hard to believe that the customer success (CS) function barely existed a few years ago, when today its interest and distinction within SaaS companies and beyond is seen as critical to market success. We can clearly see the steadily increasing interest in “customer success” over the last five...

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13Dec
By: On: December 13, 2019 In: Comments: 0

 So your city is blowing up as a tech hot-spot! You almost got hit by a Bird on your way to the office, your barista’s beard is getting out of control and your only options for lunch are served out of a refurbished school bus. Your town is on...

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29Mar
By: On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Large corporate enterprises are under enormous pressure from customers and investors to transform themselves into something more interesting and valuable than they are today. Every industry vertical – from retail and telecom to energy and media – is being disintermediated by nimble up-and-comers through the application of new business...

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29Mar
By: On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Is there really a way to leave a company without burning a bridge? Of course there is! But many people wind up souring relationships they’ve spent a long time building based on the way they head out the door. Here are five of the subtler (yet all too common)...

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29Mar
By: On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

  I see it all the time – senior executives continue to look at landing their next role the same way they would close the sale of a product.The only problem is, a product doesn’t have the emotional baggage that human beings do. And every individual’s history plays into...

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09Mar
By: On: March 09, 2016 In: Comments: 0

In my decade-plus in executive search, I’ve always viewed my role in furthering my clients’ success to go way beyond recruiting. Given I speak to thousands of executives each year from every sector and company size, I’m in a particularly unique position to recognize patterns of behavior in the...

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10Feb
By: On: February 10, 2016 In: Comments: 0

In my last post, we discussed the dos and don’ts of executive resume writing. In speaking with senior executives, I find that one of the hardest resumes to write is that of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Portraying the strategic importance of a CIO in a resume is no...

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27Oct
By: On: October 27, 2015 In: Comments: 0