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Senior Manager of Communications

Posted on May 21, 2016 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

Are you tired of the hours and scattered approach of agency life? We are conducting a search for a Senior Manager of Communications for The Council for Responsible Nutrition. They are looking for someone to join their team with 3-5 years of Agency and /or Association experience and a love for Consumer and Health Issues. The job requires someone who is a strategic, analytical thinker, with an ability to distill complicated scientific and regulatory issues for the pres...

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Account Director with Innovative Tech Firm

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Come to work for the fastest growing and most innovative Consulting firm

 

 

Bluetext, one of the fastest growing digital marketing and communications agencies in the country, is seeking a PR professional with 5-8 years of experience to join its growing team. This person must have a good working knowledge of media relations, and must be skilled at client management, demonstrate strong writing skills, a self-starter, experienced at executing soc...

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5 Ways to Build a Resilient Company

Posted on November 3, 2015 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The best companies are those that can bounce back from failure. Here’s what it takes to do it well. By Jay Steinfeld | @BlindscomCEO | Jan 17, 2012

The other morning I heard a seasoned, well-known political pundit discuss who he thought might win the Republican presidential nomination. He said it would be that person who could personally rebound from the harsh bombardment of criticisms and negative ads. It made me think about how important resilience is not only in business but al...

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Executive Search for Key Executives! What a Bright & Necessary Idea!

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

In 2009, the Association of Executive Search Consultants celebrated their 50th Anniversary by publishing a fun account of the history of the industry. As a boutique firm working only in the vertical PR and Communications markets, Travaille’s history sounds very much like AESC’s chronicled growth.

From the beginning, search consultants have long been characterized by business savvy, psychological awareness, superb social skills, and disciplined work habits. That remains to...

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Freedom to Be our Best

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Is it time to make a mid-year resolution?

As we celebrate July 4, 2012, we pause to name our freedoms. We list freedom of speech and freedom to vote and freedom of the press but where do we list the freedom to be our best? How often do we take the time to assess our situation and see if we are at our best? Is our job still challenging? Have we kept our skills up to date? Have we embraced the new technologies in our company and in our world? What would it take to be your bes...

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Your PR Department is the Face of your Company

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I recently conducted a search for a senior level PR person. The company hesitated about using a search firm because of the fee but their candidate search had been long and unproductive. We had one meeting and concentrated on the intrinsic qualities that they sought for their department. I presented 6 candidates to the firm. Only one out of six persons had a resume on-line (though they had never met them). The person that they ultimately hired was not that person.

When time is money you ...

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Good Resume Advice for The PR and Marketing Job Seeker

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Ben Long works with PR and Marketing Professionals throughout the U.S. For over 30 years he has developed those friendships that remain invaluable with excellent employers in both the corporate and non-profit world. Ben works with the technical aspects of a search to ensure that each resume, each interview, each recommendation is completed with the specs of the employer in mind so that the system wastes no one’s time. So, ...

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Evolution of the Global Economy Needs HR Evolution

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)


I recently read an article by Stanton Chase, EVOLUTION OF CHINESE ECONOMY REQUIRES AN EVOLUTION OF CORPORATE TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES. The article discussed the dynamic changes in the Chinese HR strategies in order to remain competitive in the talent management arena. Mr Chase concentrated on the Chinese HR market but I would venture to draw the conclusion that we have ...

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How to find & keep top notch PR & Communications Professionals?

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)


The internet showcases the many needs of the global corporate world and while “expanding into global and new markets is a top strategic priority” (Deloitte Talent Edge 2020), so is the need to attract, train, and keep top talents across the executive tier.

Talent Edge 2020 was by conducted for Deloitte Consulting LLP by Forbes Insights exploring changing talent priorities in all industries, at large ...

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Life is all about choices

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

For some, a cup of coffee starts the day. For others, fruit or a muffin breaks the evening fast. We all have our favorite way to meet the day….and then the fun begins. If you look forward to your cup of coffee more than your day at your office, you may be in a rut at work. Can you change your duties or add a new challenge to change the dull into interesting? For some, the only way to find the new challenge is to explore the next step, the next company or association who is in dire ...

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