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Going Small Versus Big

18 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
We all recognize the popular business cliche, bigger is not always better.  It is a nice sentiment, especially if your organization is included in the small category. To give “big” its due, there are certain advantages to using a big company for certain types of jobs where capital structure or geographic diversity are critical, such […] Read more»

11 Strategies For Executive Search 

6 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When colleagues ask why we are pushing the envelope on how executive search should be done, the answer is really an easy one. Just because clients don’t ask for a new approach doesn’t mean recruiters shouldn’t explore better ways to help them meet their talent acquisition needs. At a time when many of our competitors […] Read more»

Is Bigger Better? Not If You Want Innovation

5 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Going big — hiring the biggest consultancy, the global or industry leader in this or that field — is a fact of life in business even though going big does not guarantee innovation, quality, value or success.  It will guarantee a premium fee, higher costs. Some executives go big because they feel size equals market […] Read more»