Category Archives: University President Search

Two questions to ask the search firm before retaining their services…

 

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The first question we normally receive from a prospective client is —

“Can you help us with our search need?”

Every client comes to the realization that their search requires the right search firm in order for the outcome of the project to be successful. Almost always the client is more comfortable with a search firm that has experience completing searches that are similar in nature to their hiring need. For example a client needing to hire a new CEO will always feel more comfortable retaining the services of a search firm with a solid track record of success completing CEO search assignments. “Success begets success”.

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Winning your search/completing the project

KDK about-headshotIf you are a potential client of KULPER & COMPANY—a company, university or NFP organization that needs our help to identify and hire the right candidate for a key position— we want to hear from you.

You may have tried to complete a key hire in the past only to find after 18 months or so that the wrong person was hired for a critically important role.   When a high profile search goes off track people start running for the exits—but, by then it is way too late!

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Meeting hiring goals and objectives…

What are the hiring goals and objectives of your enterprise?
Every company, university or not for profit association we support has a set of goals and objectives that include aims such as: revenue growth, increased profit margin, market share, customer satisfaction and product development. What about the degree of enthusiasm of your colleagues for the work at hand, though…often evidenced in the perception of the enterprise over a longer period of time. How smart are the people in the organization? Do they make a contribution to the industry or field in which they compete or operate? Are the products or service solution they offer considered just OK and priced to sell, or are they truly first rate?

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Consistently attracting “A Level” performers for your enterprise

Keith D Kulper, President at the William Paterson Leadership Forum

Keith D Kulper, President, KULPER & COMPANY, LLC at the William Paterson University Leadership Forum

Consistently attracting “A Level” performers is a big challenge, but well-worth the effort.

“A Level” performers are very busy professionals. To seriously interest them in your opportunity you must be willing to take the time to fully describe the job deliverables/ by when, provide detailed information about organization background, culture, leadership and financial performance.

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CEOs of NJ Based Companies have many advantages

Positive job climate

 

 

Cherry Blossoms: Branch Brook Park, Newark, NJ

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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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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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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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