Category Archives: Executive Search News

Volkswagen is hiring, just not Georgians | ajc.com

Three years ago, when Georgia learned it was out of the running for a billion-dollar Volkswagen car factory, state officials rallied behind neighboring Tennessee’s bid. via Volkswagen is hiring, just not Georgians �| ajc.com. This article highlights local and international … Continue reading

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The Broken Glass Ceiling

The glass ceiling has been broken to a large degree, but female executives still voluntarily leave the corporate environment twice as often as men, according to the 2010 study “The Impact of Gender on Voluntary and Involuntary Executive Departure.” Leaders … Continue reading

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UVA looking for new COO

The search for the next Leonard Sandridge has officially began. Sandridge, UVA‘s current Chief Operating Officer (COO), has worked at the University for more than 40 years. He announced his retirement last year, but agreed to stay on as a … Continue reading

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Wages Climb While Hiring Rests

The last month of 2010 ended on a high note for small business employees, with pay up 0.6 percent over November, according to the Surepayroll Small Business Scorecard. There’s no doubt we can attribute much of December’s increased pay to … Continue reading

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Rebound in Executive Job Creation Reveals Corporate Growth Plans – ExecuNet Executive Insider

ExecuNet’s benchmark Executive Job Creation Index (EJCI) held positive for an eleventh consecutive month in November as executive recruiters reported employers are encouraged by improving economic indicators and plan to create more management jobs over the next six months. The … Continue reading

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LinkedIn is great, but what other tools should you be using?

I spoke this week to the Career Transition Group at Brentwood United Methodist Church in Brentwood, TN about other Social Network tools that job seekers should be using in their search. The presentation highlighted how to use tools such as … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt retains search firm in quest for coach – NewsTimes

Vanderbilt’s Vice Chancellor for Athletics David Williams says the school has retained outside help to find a new football coach. The school hired Atlanta-based Parker Executive Search firm to sort through possible replacements for Robbie Caldwell, who resigned Saturday morning. … Continue reading

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LinkedIn CEO On Why We Need More Than Facebook: Keg Stands

Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner took the stage to talk with host John Battelle. One question was about why we need LinkedIn in a world increasingly run by Facebook? Weiner had a … Continue reading

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Dan Ryan launches Ryan Search & Consulting

    I am pleased to announce that I have launched Ryan Search & Consulting.  In my new role as Principal I will be providing Retained Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services to clients in industries … Continue reading

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Skype – The Big Blog – The next big step – say hello to group video calling

Today we’re offering you a preview of our brand new version of Skype, which supports group video calling for up to 5 people. With the latest version, you’ll be able to bring the whole family together for a chat, for … Continue reading

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