Posts by John Touey

Economy
John Touey

Random Thoughts

Relocation is becoming more challenging as the market heats up. In virtually every national search I’ve conducted in the past year, we’ve had to overcome some obstacle around relocation.

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Leadership
John Touey

Making the Leap from Doer to Leader

In the countless interviews I’ve conducted for senior management roles during my time in retained search, the one subject that consistently comes up as the greatest career challenge for candidates centers on their initial transition from doer to leader.

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Retained Search
John Touey

The Ideal Retained Search Relationship

While conducting the search for a Vice President of Human Resources for an international consumer goods company last year, I had the hardest time convincing the hiring manager to interview one of the candidates we surfaced for the position.

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What’s Keeping Me Up at Night

While we are finishing up a very strong third quarter, our industry is a lagging indicator and it’s completely plausible to think that hiring among the senior management ranks might fall off a cliff à la Q4 2008.

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Career Counseling
John Touey

Don’t Be “That Guy”

As you might imagine, I get many calls and emails from people looking for jobs. I do my best to keep up with them and help where I can.

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