Monthly Archives: August 2012
Elena Bajic, Ivy Exec Founder & CEO
In this economy many companies are always looking to cut costs. How about saving money by finding talent that will drive your business forward without breaking the bank? It’s entirely doable and Elena Bajic shares her insights on how she’s able to find talented hires while maintaining the company’s salary costs at sustainable levels.
Check out the full article on Forbes: Sourcing Talent Without “Bankrupting” The Budget
Joe Folkman, President of Zenger Folkman
This article comes from Joseph Folkman, President and Co-Founder of strengths-based leadership firm Zenger Folkman, an Ivy Exec contributor.
Most organizations are very aware of the importance of employee engagement. Studies abound showing the connection between engaged employees and satisfied customers, increase profitability and productivity. Many organizations set a goal of being at the top quartile. While many factors can impact engagement, it has become absolutely clear from our research that the number one factor is the Continue reading
Francisco Cherny, CEO of Axialent
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Francisco Cherny, CEO of Axialent, a firm focused on integrating socially-conscious belief with profit-focused business. Axialent operates on the belief, backed by statistical analysis, that when business, consciousness and ethics come together, value-creation is at its fullest.
Ivy Exec: In which area of your company do you expect the most growth over the next 12 to 18 months?
Francisco Cherny: We are in the process of developing our Continue reading
This article comes from Kathryn Sollmann, an Ivy Exec contributor.
Here’s a word I liked to see on resumes during my recruiting days: collaborate. It’s a word that all women building careers should think about every day.
Employers like to hire and advance collaborators. Think about it: most companies do not have dictators at the top of their employee pyramid. Some do sneak up there, but before too long they topple off. Most successful professionals look for ways to build relationships, teams and cross-functional alliances.
When you consider how well Continue reading
The slide deck used in the presentation is available below.
Dealing with Uncertainty and Risk – New Leadership Behaviors: Ivy Exec Webinar with Scott Kiefer from The Oliver Group from ivyexec
How do you lead in a volatile environment? What behaviors can help you to cut through clutter and think clearly about your vision and plans in the midst of risk, while still encouraging innovation? This presentation will provide strategies on how leaders can minimize outside distractions and focus on competencies Continue reading
Jacob Heinrichs, Director of Recruiting at OneAccord
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Jacob Heinrichs, Director of Recruiting for OneAccord. OneAccord works with mid-market companies & organizations, both for and non-profit, to change the trajectory of revenue growth. OneAccord’s principals are former CEO’s & business owners and have carried the weight of leadership, facing and overcoming a myriad of revenue challenges.
Ivy Exec: In which area of OneAccord do you expect the Continue reading