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Executive Hires – Examining the High Cost of Mediocrity

The cost of failed executive hires is tremendous.  Several times over my career in Executive Search I find myself working with a candidate who believes they are an ideal fit for a retained search assignment I am conducting.   My retained search work is “performance based” NOT contingency based, which means that when a client […]

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Retained Search Firm that Recruits “A” Players

NextGen Global is a retained search firm that utilizes a proprietary Discovery Step to identify and recruit an  “A Player” – be it a new strategy leader, corporate management, revenue rainmaker, IP builder,  or manufacturing process guru.  You expect that the new executive or leader will have an impact sooner rather than later. You’ve made an […]

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Executive Search Firm – Evaluation and Selection Criteria

When choosing to evaluate and select an executive search firm that will meet your recruitment needs, consider ones that use a performance based fee method.  Performance based recruiting techniques were pioneered by Lou Adler and a few retained executive search firms now utilize portions of it. Evaluating an Executive Search Firm My firm has built […]

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Employee Retention of Tech Talent Interview by DICE

When it comes to beginning a program of combining recruitment and employee retention together, an employer can update software programs, build more robust networks, create better security systems… there are five smart ways to retain top technical talent. Technology hiring and investment have been two bright spots in an overall slow job market and uneven economic recovery. […]

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Executive Recruiting – Big Biller Success in Retained Search

In executive recruiting, “What Makes the Big Billers Tick – Secrets of Success”   shows recruiters first- hand how Big Billers have achieved their million dollar success in recruiting.  Produced by Bill Vick and Des Walsh, the audiobook DVD with over ten hours of audio from live interviews with executive recruiting industry top producers, and an […]

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