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80/20 Rule Alive and Well for First-Time Tech Board Members: Korn Ferry Institute Report

On the heel's of yesterday's post about Fortune 500 board directorships, the Korn Ferry Institute drives home the point that securing a board seat is less abracadabra and more purposeful planning. With a focus on tech companies, one of Korn Ferry Institute's standout findings to my eye was this: "Fewer than 20% of first-time tech board members landed [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Data from Heidrick & Struggles for C-suite Members Considering a Fortune 500 Board Directorship

C-level clients sometimes ask how to get on a board of directors. Like it's an easy thing. And yes, there are differences between executive résumés and board director résumés. But the question is a good one, because every journey begins with a single step. If you're thinking what a Fortune 500 board directorship might look like, Heidrick & [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to Shape a Career Change? Speak to Your Sweet Spot

Toward the end of last year, a client and I were wrestling with writing her LinkedIn profile's executive summary. Sitting across my desk, she grabbed a sheet of paper and a pen. With seventeen years of really interesting operational leadership in startup and Fortune 10 companies, she was trying to quickly illustrate what she considers [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your LinkedIn Profile Might Be Giving Away Trade Secrets

Last week, a behemoth Silicon Valley darling required one of my clients to upload his LinkedIn profile instead of submitting a résumé for an open position. The problem with this method of recruiting is that LinkedIn is a public document. As such, the smartest and most successful candidates won't list certain confidential content on their [...]

By | July 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments