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Female CEOs Make More Than Men (With A Catch)

As we recently wrote about, CEO pay reached record levels in 2018. This is the fourth consecutive year with pay reaching a new high for CEOs at the country’s largest companies. And this was regardless of stock-market results. The median pay for S&P 500 CEOs was $12.4 million. You might be surprised to learn that … Continued

Business Trends For The Rest Of 2019

As we embark on the back half of the year, sentiment about the business landscape remains uneven. The signs of an economic slowdown continue, affecting both investors and consumers. And there is no reason to expect the roller coaster ride to end anytime soon. According to Korn Ferry, below are a few business trends for … Continued

Can LinkedIn Replace A Recruiter?

LinkedIn is an excellent social network for professional purposes. And it’s a great place to identify candidates for an opening you may have. However it is also limited in the candidates you can easily identify and engage. If you’ve wondered, can LinkedIn replace a recruiter, the short answer is no. With more than 575 million … Continued

Denver Executive Recruiter

Denver is growing, and the technology sector is driving that growth with more than 7,000 jobs added in 2016 and 2017, a growth rate of 12.5%. CRBE’s 2018 Tech 30 report noted that for every three office jobs created in Denver, one is in the technology sector. With growth comes growing pains, like finding and … Continued

How can I Keep Top Talent

We are experiencing low unemployment rates and a talent shortage for key roles that will contribute to company growth. As the talent wars continue, it becomes more important than ever to keep top talent. A recent article from Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled, Why People Really Quit Their Jobs, looks at Facebook’s analysis of turnover … Continued

Executive Search Outlook

Recently the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) released their 2018 Executive Career Outlook Report. With recent fiscal policies and economic indicators, they are bullish on their executive search outlook, with more than half (54%) of respondents optimistic and only 13% pessimistic for the coming year. According to the report, “Executives cite an … Continued

Save Money on Executive Search

You are facing an opening on your executive leadership team and are considering what the best method should be to fill the position? Do you tap into your network and handle the recruitment internally? Do you use a contingency firm for such an important opening? Do you consider using a retained search firm knowing that … Continued

Headhunters and Executive Search Recruiters: What’s the Difference?

Have you as a hiring manager or a candidate ever wondered about the difference between a headhunter and an executive search recruiter? We’ve been asked this question many times so we thought we would share some key information about these types of recruitment professionals. When a company lacks the internal resources, professional networks, or time … Continued

Introducing Two New Executive Search Partners in Chicago

Sheer Velocity is thrilled to welcome our two newest executive recruiting partners, Angie Engel and Gina Kubacik, to our retained search firm’s Chicago office. They both possess vast amounts of experience in our key practice areas and will help our clients move seamlessly through the executive search process. About Angie Engel, Partner Angie Engel was … Continued

Are You Prepared for the Next Generation of Workforce Leaders?

By 2020, more than 50% of the workforce will be made up of Millennials born between 1980 and 2000. This key group will have more than $1.4 trillion in spending power and be worth approximately USD $6 billion to the global executive search and recruitment industry. Learn about this up-and-coming generation of future leaders in … Continued