Executive Recruiting Articles

  • 3 Traits of Effective Leaders That Will Shatter Your Stereotypes

    June 13, 2017

    Close your eyes. Now picture the perfect hire for a leadership position. Imagine how they’d act, make decisions, manage a team—and how you’d spot those qualities as a recruiter. Your imaginary hire is probably confident, charismatic, and visionary, with a strong record and soaring recommendations. Of course, you already know that there’s no single mold for...

  • 4 Harvard Business School Rules You Can Use to Hire the Best Executives

    March 4, 2016

    If you need to hire an executive at your company, you might want to take some notes from the world’s top-ranked business school: Harvard Business School (HBS). Just look at the leaders it has produced. CEOs of companies like Toys R’ Us, GM, HP, Boeing and Sony. Sheryl Sandberg. Former President George W. Bush (in fact, HBS is the only business school with a...

  • 6 Tips That Will Help You Hire Top Executives Faster

    November 23, 2015

    As a retained executive search consultant who works with the world’s top supply chain and manufacturing leaders, Eric Herrenkohl gets asked the same question over and over again by business people: “How do you hire more A-level executives?” After years of placing top tiered executives at companies like Nestle and New Balance, Herrenkohl has a lot of insights to...

  • 5 Interview Questions to Ask Executive Candidates

    November 16, 2015

    There’s a lot at stake when you’re bringing on a new leader to your organization. Whether you’re hiring a co-founder or seeking a new...