How to Successfully Search for a Professional Association’s Next CEO

Searching for the chief executive for a trade or professional association is a unique and challenging process – and is one of the board of director’s most important responsibilities.

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Why YOU Need an Executive Search Firm

Harvard Business Review reports that executives change companies every 3.3 years on average. This statistic suggests that some organizations are actively recruiting for replacements most of the time. Executive searches can take up huge chunks of management time. This time should be spent on productive activities.

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4 Crucial Keys to Successful Executive Recruiting

Recruiting a key executive requires far more than reviewing a pile of résumés. Sifting through social media for that well-worded bio, carefully crafted to promote a seemingly "flawless" candidate, is sure to be a dead-end, too. These methods of recruiting talented executives are time-consuming, expensive, and rarely effective.

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12 Ways Retaining an Executive Search Firm Succeeds for Your Firm

A recent Harvard Business Review commentary reported that executives tend to stay with their current employer for an average of 3.3 years before moving on. This rate of turnover requires organizations to remain continually on the lookout for executive talent. Large companies build large departments to keep up with the river of turnover.

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Starting Strong Ensuring Long-term Success for Newly Hired Executives

Hiring a new executive can be the most important decision management ever makes for an organization’s future. A poor match can impact a company for years to come. A recent study showed that nearly 40 percent of new hires last no more than 18 months in their new jobs. In some cases, a clearly defined onboarding program and thorough orientation would have aligned the newly hired to the culture of the company and expectations for results anticipated by senior management.

Leading executive recruiters go well beyond the search to facilitate the new recruit’s alignment with his new employer. Failure to fit can be fatal for a great career, it can be fatal for an employer, too.

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3 Things Your Executive Search Firm Needs to Recruit a Top Population Health Executive

Population Health is a universal approach to medical care in which healthcare professionals strive to manage health-related issues across subsets of the population, rather than focusing only on individual cases.

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It’s Critical to Choose the Right Executive Search Partner: Your Organization’s Success Depends on It

Recruiting the best individual to fill a vital role in your organization is one of the most important decisions you can make. A mistake during an executive search selection can be disruptive, expensive and time-consuming.

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Research: The Firm Foundation for Extraordinary Executive Search

Explore Dise & Company’s Population Health Executive Recruitment Experiences through the eyes of their Expert Researcher, Dori Lieber

Matching the best candidates for any executive position is not a simple process. Each new opportunity is an exciting journey of research, interaction, recommendation, and resolution.

Once Dise & Company has been selected to conduct an organization’s executive recruitment, my intensive research begins. Locating and qualifying outstanding candidates means digging beneath superficial attributes and qualifications to determine whether the individual meets our client’s needs at every level.

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Hiring mistake? You just can’t afford it!

If you're a hiring manager make sure you seriously consider retaining an executive search firm to find your next senior level employee. Why? Because you can’t afford not to.

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Afraid to terminate Toxic Tom? Don't be! He's replaceable. Here's how.

Years ago a successful executive coach and personal friend shared a story about a coaching assignment he turned down. His client, a major bank, asked him to work with one of their vice presidents, Toxic Tom. “He's one of our top performers,” they said. “We consider him to be crucial to our success going forward. He has one minor flaw we'd like you to work on with him. He has been known to slap subordinates when he is upset with them.”

 My friend turned down the assignment and advised client to refer Tom for psychological counseling rather than coaching.

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