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Wet Cigars, Polyester Suits and Pointed-toe Shoes — Executives Share their (Best) Worst Interview Stories
At The Alexander Group and Alex & Red, we have collectively conducted thousands (and thousands) of interviews in our three-plus decades in executive search. We’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly, and we have shared a few of our less impressive interview experiences here—partly as cautionary tale, partly for our readers’ amusement.
This time around, we asked clients, candidates and friends of the firm to share their (best) worst interview stories. Here ...
Anyone who has ever hired or conducted a search knows that the most challenging part is dealing with people—a variable and unpredictable product. How do you gauge a candidate’s interest? How do you attract a passive executive? One staffing executive recently commented, “No matter how certain we are that a candidate will do x, y, or z, based on reasons a, b, and c, we know that there is always the chance that ...
Harvard Grad, Working Mom and C-Suite Executive Wants Women in Science to Look at Her and Say, “I Can Do That Too”
To celebrate our 35-year history in executive search, The Alexander Group and Alex & Red are reaching out to a several of the outstanding candidates we’ve recruited. This month, we interviewed Kate Haviland, Chief Operating Officer at Blueprint Medicines.
Kate brings an impressive breadth of experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, encompassing business development, commercial and strategic planning, and program management. Kate joined Blueprint Medicines as Chief Business Officer in 2016, and assumed the COO role ...
To celebrate our sister firm The Alexander Group’s 35-year history in executive search, we are reaching out to a several of the outstanding candidates our firms have placed to learn of their challenges, successes and leadership style, as well as the lessons they have learned and the legacies they will leave.
This month, we interviewed Ann M. Palmer, who joined The Arthritis Foundation as President and CEO in 2013. With more than 30 years ...