Trends

Blog Category Archive

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.

Headhunters Beat LinkedIn in Google Trends

Headhunters Beat LinkedIn in Google Trends Headhunters beat LinkedIn Recruiter in Google Trends. If I were asked to interpret the data, it suggests companies still need headhunters to do the work of recruiting -- to identify, qualify, interview, and ultimately deliver...

How to Tell If Your Company Is Ready for AI

Is Your Company Ready for AI? Is your company ready for AI? It seems a simple enough question about Artificial Intelligence. To determine if you're ready for AI, all you need do is look back to the dawn of the Internet era for the answer. Back then, most retailers...

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 to say quite the opposite.  I find that refreshing. A Lesson in...

The Executive Search for U.S. President and the Reckoning

The Executive Search for U.S. President and the Reckoning During the Presidential Campaign, I posed a question. "Politics aside, what candidate would we hire in a hypothetical executive search for U.S. President?" The question is meant to viewed through a business...

Mr Robot Must-See TV for Cybersecurity Search Firm

Mr. Robot Must-See TV Mr. Robot is a television series that is changing the way hackers are portrayed on television. To quote, a review by Tim Surette of TV.com, the series has "made hackers human." It stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and...

Cybersecurity Search Firm Picks Top Silicon Valley Scene

As a cybersecurity search firm, The Good Search, recruits top cybersecurity executives and technologists. We are cybersecurity headhunters. That's what we do. Because we conduct senior executive and technology search in the software security space, I spend a lot of...

Top Tech Recruiting Scenes on HBO’s Silicon Valley

Top Tech Recruiting Scenes on HBO's Silicon Valley As an executive search firm that revels in recruiting technology talent of the highest caliber, we find the HBO TV series Silicon Valley filled with insight and delicious nerd humor. True, we wish the show's...

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,...

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 ad agencies surveyed plan to maintain current levels, while on-out-of...

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"...

Master Hashtags like Timberlake and Fallon

Master Hashtags If you want to learn how to master hashtags in business, study Late Night host Jimmy Fallon and pop icon Justin Timberlake. They have been on the leading edge of social media hashtags, and may even be responsible for helping make #hashtags a thing....

Executive Search Trends 2014| What’s In and What’s Out

Executive Search Trends 2014 Executive Search has undergone a revolution.  The Good Search Highlights the latest executive search trends in our list of What's In and What's Out in for 2014. Executive search buyers are seeking stronger slates of candidates. Employers...

What Retained Search has in Common with Mark Twain

What Retained Search has in Common with Mark Twain Executive search has a lot in common with Mark Twain these days. Though executive search is about recruiting and Mark Twain (Samuel Clemmons) is about writing, rumors about their respective demise have been strangely...

Things We Love: Kate McKinnon is an Icon We Love.

Kate McKinnon is an Icon We Love. The surest sign that Kate McKinnon is a comedic icon is not her ongoing featured work on Saturday Night Live, which is where we first fell in love with Kate McKinnon. We noticed her arrival at SNL well before her famed Kellyanne...

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 devastation that downsizing brings. During Occupy Wall Street, we...

Sir Richard Branson on How to Lower 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% of the workforce who want to work less. Let them. Then give those hours...

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 has pointed out in a recent blog post entitled "Don't Look to Tech...

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 Foundation. That means most workers want to leave -- nearly three out of...

Page 1 of 212