Category Archives: executive search consulting

Senior Leader Transition

China Trip 2014  Sloan Gahyee 596‘Tis the season….
The month of January is when many senior leaders decide to move on to their next challenge, announce retirement or are informed that things just aren’t working out… If you and your colleagues find yourselves wanting to have a deep look at qualified candidates who would be interested in coming to your organization it behooves you to speak with a professional executive search consultant.

Here are the key benefits:
Time will be saved….
Cost will be saved…..
Growth and Development Opportunities will be maximized….

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News From KULPER & COMPANY

We published our first edition of NEWS FROM…KULPER & COMPANY today
http://www.kulpercompany.com/?p=news&news_id=48

We hope you will enjoy reading it and look forward to your feedback.

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CEO Search….how to be sure to attract top candidates

 

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If you and your investors or board members are considering a search for a CEO of your company or organization it is vital to avoid stumbling blocks that could doom the search before it even begins.

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SVP Academic Affairs/Provost

 

Dartmouth church steepleWhen a prospective client needs a new SVP Academic Affairs/Provost the fundamentals apply…..
Discuss with senior leaders and other key constituents what the hired candidate must accomplish by when and then decide whether or not the search should be conducted with the assistance of a proven professional firm that possesses the experience and commitment to your goals.

 

Are you and your colleagues about to begin a search for a new SVPAA/Provost?

Here are five key issues to discuss:

Search project timeline

Hired candidate KPIs/ by when

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Senior Level Hiring: President, North American Sales and Business Development

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You and your management team have been doing a good job growing the business worldwide and a decision has been taken to hire a new person to lead the business in North America. It is very important that you bring in just the right person. You require assistance developing a short list of top candidates who you can first phone interview and then meet with face to face before making an offer.

 

 

 

 

What are your principal options?

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Hiring graduates of the best universities…just became a bit less complicated

It is impossible for people to remain unbiased about who is the best at anything; do you agree? Nonetheless, we all gravitate to rankings and often put stock in them; particularly if the group compiling the ranking does a credible job. Today’s LinkedIn list of “best universities” is based upon where their graduates are actually working.

https://www.linkedin.com/edu/rankings/us?trk=mkt_eml_urankings_s_CTA&fromEmail=true

How they compiled the ranking is well explained, here.

http://blog.linkedin.com/2014/10/01/ranking-universities-based-on-career-outcomes/

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Attracting the right leaders requires the right hiring approach

 

 

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Attracting the right senior level leadership is the most important and challenging task for your organization…
Are you taking the right approach?

• Are you feeling frustrated by the results of your current hiring efforts?
• Are some of the best people being attracted by your toughest competitors?
• Have you tried to develop a relationship with a reputable search firm?

What works and what doesn’t work is always the acid test for any task.
Why waste time pursuing aims with the wrong tools or wrong methodologies?

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Interview in Dartmouth Daily Newspaper

I was interviewed this week by Charlie Rafkin from the Dartmouth Daily Newspaper…..

Dartmouth church steepleCharlie’s article provides various perspectives about the upcoming search for the next Dean of Dartmouth College; I was pleased to respond to his questions.
http://thedartmouth.com/2014/05/23/news/for-some-a-new-deans-former-position-will-best-decide-fit

 

 

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PENN STATE Names new new Online Learning Head

Congratulations to Dr. Renata Engel, Penn State’s new Vice Provost for Online Learning, http://chronicle.com/article/An-Engineers-Next-Task-at/146469/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en Given the importance of Penn State and the size of their enrollment, the selection of a new leader for their online learning program bears watching for many reasons.  Dr Engel is both an engineer and an expert in educational teaching excellence.  It is apparent that the trustees of Penn State are declaring: we want to significantly grow and develop our online learning program. The cost of traditional “on-ground” undergraduate and graduate higher education is becoming increasingly unsustainable.  Families who believe in the importance of higher education must come up with creative ways to fund their child’s undergraduate degree; in some cases costing up to $60,000 per year.  Likewise, obtaining a graduate degree without inclusion of a full or partial fellowship is a very big challenge for most students.  Using online learning technology to help rein in costs without degradation of the learning experience–while enlarging the student enrollment– is a winning formula.  And, as on the online systems keep improving there will be instances where the data will confirm that the online offerings are simply a better and more effective way to learn difficult and complex subject matter. Large university systems like Penn State will create better and bigger gateways for global learning that may, one day, usher in the 1,ooo,ooo member freshman class.  While traditionalists bemoan the potential degradation of the academy we must balance their concern with the life changing benefits of higher education. KULPER & COMPANY can assist universities and colleges with implementation and refinement of their online learning strategy by assisting with the recruitment of their online learning leadership.

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Hiring decision making information

I am sharing the links to two worthwhile articles—-the first is from Julie Bennink from Accenture where she discusses the importance and benefits of vendor outsource relationship management.
http://http://www.accenture.com/us-en/outsourcing/business-process-outsourcing/talent-hr-bpo/Pages/index.aspx

The second article relates to tweaks being made to the highly successful and important online higher ed learning program at Southern NH University
http://http://chronicle.com/article/Southern-New-Hampshire-U/146443/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

I hope you will find both pieces interesting and beneficial.

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