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  • 02 20
    2019

    Hiring an Executive Recruiter: Separating the Extraordinary from the Ordinary

    Executive search is not an easy gig – as we say, it is a business with an unstable product – but the best recruiters make it look easy. When hiring a search firm, the most frequent question we get is “How many CFO (or fill in the blank) searches have you done?” There are far better ways to assess an executive search partner, and ensure you are working with the best.

    The truth is that most of ...

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  • 02 13
    2019

    Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue… Will Office Romance Survive #MeToo?

    A look, a glance, a shy smile, a lingering touch. These are the overtures of romance—the sweet nothings of young love. But are these appropriate overtures at the office? In the era of #MeToo, is office romance a thing of the past?

    While caution, consent and common sense must prevail in the midst of heightened awareness of the abuses of power, office romance remains a reality. Men and women (and men and men, and ...

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  • 02 08
    2019

    Alex & Red Hosts 2nd Annual Oscar® Pool

    The Oscars are coming. Care to make it interesting? Put your Oscar-predicting skills to the test and enter our fiercely competitive Oscar pool. This is no ordinary pool... you'll be competing against some of the best minds in the world—in other words, friends and clients of Alex & Red and The Alexander Group! Our winner will receive dinner for two, a movie and, of course, bragging rights.

    Click here to register for the ...

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  • 02 06
    2019

    The Business Traveler's Guide to Overcoming Out-of-town Illness

    Anyone who travels for business has had the misfortune of getting sick on the road. For those in sales or professional services, it can be more problematic because you are usually going from city to city, hotel to hotel, client to client. You really don’t have an anchor or support system as you might if you were assigned to your company’s New York office for a week.

    For 30 years of weekly business ...

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