WWD EXCLUSIVE: Solomon Page Acquires E.A. Hughes & Co.

January 28 , 2019

The deal bolsters Solomon Page's position in retail and fashion c-suite searches.

As seen in WWD.

Filed Under: ambition, News, Big Ideas & Innovation, Branding, Communication, company culture, Company News, job market, Leadership, Organization, Solomon Page, Uncategorized, Women Leaders

Thought Leadership: Marketing & Investor Relations Search Update

September 26 , 2016

In the link below please find our Q4 Thought Leadership piece entitled Asset Management Marketing & Investor Relations; Hiring Insights for a Changing Landscape Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

Filed Under: Hiring, hiring, Insights, insights, trends, Societal Shifts, Thought Leadership, Uncategorized

How to Tell a Great Interview Story

March 24 , 2016

When I diagnose problems clients have with their interview strategy, I often notice they answer interview questions too generally. They attempt to convey their fit for the job by describing the personal attributes they think make them relevant for the position. They explain they are team players,...

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Why You Hate Getting Feedback but Still Need More of It

March 14 , 2016

Early in my career, my boss once came up to me after a client presentation and said, “You put people to sleep.” I was surprised. I’d thought of myself as a good presenter—I was articulate, I avoided filler words, I didn’t read off PowerPoint slides. The feedback irked me—until I began to reassess.

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13 Secrets for Performing Better Under Pressure

March 07 , 2016

Let’s get this out of the way right now: Nobody performs well under pressure. A lot of us think we do, but we don’t, or, at least, we don’t perform as well as we could perform.

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Six Tips for Learning New Skills (and Retaining Them)

March 03 , 2016

A large part of achieving your professional goals is learning new skills, new techniques, new information. All of this is knowledge that you can then apply to your overall growth. I want to share with you what I’ve learned about learning.

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8 Tips to Be the Most Memorable Person in the Room

February 29 , 2016

Everyone recognizes the importance of expanding your network. What rarely gets said is that meeting people is only really valuable if they remember you. What’s the point of chatting with that high-profile investor or awesome potential hire at an event, if all the person thinks when you get in touch...

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5 Enjoyable Weekend Habits That Set You Up for Success

February 11 , 2016

Understandably, the weekend is a time when many workers focus on relaxation, family and fun. And there's nothing at all wrong with that, but you can also think bigger. Instead of simply using the weekend for leisure time, there are things you can do ahead of time to help your next work week go more...

Filed Under: Good Habits, Strategy, planning, Success, success, Uncategorized, Work-Life Balance

Think Grammar Doesn't Matter? It Could Be Holding You Back From a Promotion

May 28 , 2015

Many people think that once they leave school, they don't need to worry about grammar. In the real world, most people will just figure out what you mean ... right?

Filed Under: Career Advice, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Feedback, Insights, insights, Uncategorized

How to Deliver Bad News Like a Pro

February 12 , 2015

As a leader, you need to be able to share both good news and bad news effectively. Unfortunately, sharing bad news about an employee's performance is a major part of running a successful company. If you aren't comfortable telling someone why you're pulling them off a project, why they aren't...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Goals, goals, Good Habits, good habits, Uncategorized