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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.

Finding Your Calling

Finding Your Calling and Live Longer Finding your calling is worth the effort, say the experts. According to a recent study published in Psychological Science, it can help you live longer. Lead researcher Patrick Hill of Carleton University in Canada says the research...

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Recovery Is No Longer Jobless

Recovery No Longer Jobless Let’s face it: This has been a long, slow, jobless economic recovery. We have noticed it in the executive search and recruiting industry. Ever since America’s economic downturn reached its nadir, economists -- the optimistic ones,...

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Top Digital Talent Key to Survival

Top Digital Talent Key to Survival The New York Times has an urgent need for top digital talent. According to a leaked internal report, it is "winning at journalism", but losing readers at an alarming rate. The  New York Times has seen readership "fall significantly"...

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SV 150 Gender Diversity Update

SV 150 Gender Diversity Update The lack of gender diversity at high tech companies in the Silicon Valley has been the subject of much debate, but little progress. Few could agree on the diversity facts of record because no serious research had been done measuring how...

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What Does Executive Search Cost?

Executive Search Firm PricingSearch firm pricing is a top concern of executive search buyers. Whenever employers have an important board or senior-level opening to fill, it is reasonable to ask,"What does executive search cost?"Of course, there is no easy answer: it...

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Why Women Are Rarely The Boss

Women Rarely The Boss In She's (Rarely) The Boss, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recounts a discussion he had with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Ms. Sandberg is the author the book Lean In that offers practical advice...

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Say Their Name

Say Their Name In executive recruiting and in business, say their name. Calling someone by name is a simple courtesy that is easy to forget. However, speaking a person's name is one of the most effective ways to win friends and influence people. [clickToTweet...

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