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Strike While the Iron Is Hot

Why top talent is the best investment in a volatile market

Michael Cunningham, January 31st, 2016

With the markets in turmoil and private investing trending down, hiring caution may feel like the safe choice for tech companies, but not necessarily the right one. With so many tangible innovations at our fingertips, now is the time to invest in the right team and surpass the risk-averse competition.

Here’s why:Broader pool of
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The Clock Is Ticking

Michael Cunningham, September 29th, 2015

Everyone knows the phrase, “time is money.” In the case of recruitment time is much more.

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Henry VIII as CEO

Dotty Schaffer, August 19th, 2015

In my line of work I am privileged to know many extraordinary leaders. Now and then I run into one that I call Henry, usually when I’ve been asked to replace him.

Prince Henry of England wasn’t raised to be king. He was a spoiled child, whose mother and grandmother doted on him. He was handsome, well read, musical, spoke several

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Get Your Head In the Cloud

Mark Lonergan, July 23rd, 2015

I’ve led dozens of searches for Vice Presidents of Engineering over the last 20 years. The titles run the gamut from CTO to VP Engineering, from VP R&D to CPO (Chief Product Officer). Regardless of title, the role has always been to develop products and IP that is unique to the client company—products that can be sold or licensed in the