The Executive Suite Blog

Welcome. The following articles represent best practices in executive search, transition planning, and talent assessment systems. Succession-based executive search is the heart of what we so at The Executive Suite, and we want to share our knowledge of successful strategies with you.

When An Executive Search Firm Finds That Top Talent Disapparate

In my executive search firm world, I need a job seeker who matches up their career ambitions and expectations to my client's strategic focus. 

How Can Business Owners Exercise a Succession Strategy?

As I have mentioned previously, owners can elect amongst at least ten (10) strategies, each of which requires thoughtful planning.

When Should You Consider a Retained Executive Search?

As one who specializes in retained executive search, it's helpful to expain the difference between retained and contingent searches.

Succession Planning and Executive Search

Succession planning is discussed with business owners prior to starting an executive search to find a CEO to run their company.

Transitions and Executive Search

Conducting an executive search for a CEO for a closely held or family-owned company requires a transition strategy for the owner(s).

Why Are Recruitment Agencies Becoming Irrelevant Post-COVID?

Why are recruitment agencies becoming irrelevant post-COVID? As an executive search consultant, why would I say that in this post-COVID world?

Best Candidate Questions You’ve Ever Heard – With a COVID Update!

Executive search gives me the opportunity to talk with lots of candidates.  I learn from each one. Here are some of my favorite questions

How To Become Better With Succession Executive Search In 10 Minutes

Planning and implementing a succession executive search require a strategy. Here are some tips for closely held companies.

Why Your Business Needs An Administrative Review

When a business owner thinks their business needs an administrative review it helps to identify standards to conduct the review.

Can You Make A DEI Focused Benchmark Profile?

A DEI focused benchmark profile consistent with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives requires forethought.

SOAR Into The Future With Your Next Executive

Using the SOAR analysis as part of an executive search process enables business owners to develop a profile of the company.

3 Keys To Successful Executive Search

Here are 3 keys to successful executive search search based on my experience as an executive search consultant.