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The Trends Collection

The Trends Collection features blog posts tracking the latest trends in executive search, diversity, succession as well as larger economic and technology trends that touch us all. Technology is transforming how we do our work at the speed of light. That change, in turn, is creating white-hot needs for new kinds of leadership talent. Founder and CEO Krista Bradford tracks tech trends here and the impact those trends have on Human Capital.

Headhunter Beats LinkedIn
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...

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VC Fred Wilson Warns Greed Isn’t Good
VC Fred Wilson Warns Greed Isn’t Good

Venture Capitalist Warns Greed Isn't Good VC Fred Wilson has written a piece in his blog entitled Greed isn't Good when you'd expect someone who regularly deals in millions and billions of dollars...

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Mr. Robot and the Hackers We Recruit
Mr. Robot and the Hackers We Recruit

Mr. Robot and the Hackers We Recruit As a technology search firm, we have had the opportunity to recruit luminaries who have experimented with hacking. Some even do it for a living, to make our...

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Recovery Is No Longer Jobless
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...

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2018 Demand for Advertising Executives
2018 Demand for Advertising Executives

2018 Demand for Advertising Executives The 2018 Demand for Advertising executives is expected to remain stable in 2018, that according to new research from The Creative Group. Three-quarters of the...

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Top Digital Talent Key to Survival
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...

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Why You Need a Chief Data Officer
Why You Need a Chief Data Officer

Why You Need a Chief Data Officer Gartner estimates that 90% of large global organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019. If knowledge is power, hiring your company's first Chief Data...

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Occupy Wall Street: Preoccupied Recruiters
Occupy Wall Street: Preoccupied Recruiters

Occupy Wall Street: Preoccupied Recruiters Whenever there is a market dip with round after round of layoffs, executive recruiters serve on the front lines.  That's what we do. We bare witness to the...

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How to Lower the Unemployment Rate to 1.6%
How to Lower the Unemployment Rate to 1.6%

How to Lower Unemployment Sir Richard Branson has an intriguing idea on how to lower unemployment to a rate of 1.6%. Branson claim we can lower unemployment in three easy steps: Talk to the 10-20%...

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Startups Are Not Just For Technologists
Startups Are Not Just For Technologists

Startups Are Not Just For Technologists Startups are more focused on sales and marketing and less on coders these days, according to Mark Birch of Birch Ventures.  The NYC entrepreneur and investor...

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Most Workers Want to Leave
Most Workers Want to Leave

Most Workers Want to Leave The vast majority of workers (71% Percent) are actively looking for a new job. That according to a survey by the nonprofit group Mental Health America and the Faas...

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Unethical CEOs Under Fire
Unethical CEOs Under Fire

Unethical CEOs Under Fire Unethical CEOs are not getting away with abuses of power as much as they used to before. That according to a study by Strategy& on CEO accountability. PWC's...

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