Planning for both the predictable and the unexpected is a key element of running any successful business. Succession planning to replace key employees is a given, but succession planning is also necessary for growing future leaders, addressing anticipated talent shortages, and supporting projected growth. Executives leave...

In a strong jobs market, what happens when you find your ideal candidate and they live in a different state, or even a different continent and relocation is a must? Information is Power. Assess the needs of the candidate, and customize information on the location accordingly....

Succession planning, the robust jobs market, attracting future leaders – just some of the topics discussed last week when the C.O.I team, led by Managing Partner Andrea Keller, were in Europe visiting clients. C.O.I met with companies across a wide range of sectors including heavy industry,...

Recognizing differences in culture and factoring those into the recruitment process can help ensure you don’t miss out on an outstanding candidate. Recruiting globally opens up the field to a wealth of talent that can bring a richness of experiences to the business. That being...

“On January 24, 1848, James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter originally from New Jersey, found flakes of gold in the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Coloma, California…By mid-June, some three-quarters of the male population of San Francisco had left town...