Executive Search Blog by The Good Search

Executive Search Blog

The Good Search CEO Krista Bradford is here to help make executive recruiting smarter, easier, and less stressful for you.  A former Emmy-Award winning investigative reporter and television journalist, Ms. Bradford digs deep to share leadership talent acquisition secrets and best practices.

Be sure to check her special collections of blog posts on Executive Search, Diversity, Careers, and Good Reads. Of course, welcome your thoughts and comments. To learn more, we invite you to visit the following pages: Executive Search Academy, Articles, and Case Studies. If you want to learn more about the cost of search, check out Retained Search Fees. For insights on specific kinds of executive searches, visit Chief AI Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, and Chief Technology Officer. 

Headhunter Beats LinkedIn

 Headhunter Beats LinkedIn in Google TrendsNearly twice as many people type the keyword "Headhunter" into the search as they do for the "LinkedIn Recruiter" platform.  If I were asked to interpret the data, I'd say it suggests companies still need headhunters to do...

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Gender Equality and the C-Suite

Gender Equality and the C-Suite Gender equality and the empowerment of women does not begin in the C-Suite. It starts in childhood in the classroom. The Good Search is an executive search practice that helps companies boost their diversity at the senior executive...

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Gender Pay Gap Stats

Gender Pay Gap Stats in Developed Nations Newsflash: there's a gender pay gap. Women make less than men in the developed world. (Okay, okay. We know this already. This is just my clumsy attempt at wry humor in face of the latest reminder that we female types have...

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Best Buy Gender Diversity Lesson

A Lesson in Gender Diversity Best Buy offers us a lesson in gender diversity. The best man for a job is a woman, times three. Financial Officer Sharon McCollam, President eCommerce Mary Lou Kelley, and US Retail President Shari Ballard have architected the turnaround...

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Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers In his book Outliers, Author Malcolm Gladwell asks: What makes high-achievers different? He answers that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from. We don't pay enough attention to their...

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