Monday, April 23, 2018

Over the last decade, the growth of social media, search tools, and recruitment websites have significantly impacted the field of executive recruiting. Recruiters now have access to high volumes of personal and professional data about candidates, along with the ability to quickly analyze this data. They can reach a larger pool of candidates and algorithmically search for the right fit. Candidates have access to tools, through platforms like LinkedIn, that make it easier to network, job search, and market themselves. As a result, both recruiters and candidates have greater control over and increased options for their searches.

Monday, April 23, 2018

In my last blog, I wrote about how gaining insight into a candidate’s motivations is a crucial factor in a successful executive search. Knowing what is important to the person and why they are interested in changing roles gives you a blueprint for how to approach your search and a better idea of how successful the candidate will be in the long term. Now it’s time to put that knowledge into practice.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Boston, MA, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scout Exchange, a platform for marketplace recruiting, today announced the appointment of Jim McCoy as Chief Revenue Officer and General Manager effective today.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – February 14, 2018 – Howard Fischer Associates (HFA), one of the leading executive and board search firms in the nation for more than 35 years, has placed Dan Garton as a new member of the board of directors at Triumph Group, Inc.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Howard Fischer Associates (HFA), one of the leading executive and board search firms in the nation for more than 35 years, has placed Dana Strong as President, Consumer Services at Comcast. Howard Fischer Associates serves as Comcast’s preferred executive search partner and has helped recruit many of the company’s top executives.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Reference audits are a vital part of the executive search process. They illuminate characteristics about a candidate that aren’t always obvious or visible through the interview process. They also directly speak to a candidate’s potential to be successful in a role and fit within your company’s culture, answering questions like:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – January 8, 2018 - Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) assists Decibel Insight in placing Even Walser as Chief Revenue Officer.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – January 10, 2018 - Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) assists Cadence Design Systems in placing Mary Jo Doherty as VP of Engineering, Hardware Systems Verification.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Morton Worldwide, the global brand experience agency, announced today that Melissa Rose has joined the organization as its first Chief People Officer. In this role,

Monday, January 8, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – January 8, 2018 - Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) assists Govberg Jewelers in placing Shrivathsa Ballal as Chief Technical Officer.

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